Disruptors, Influencers, Makers: Media Studies at the Crossroads

When: Thu., Nov. 10, 4-5:30 p.m. 2016

Victor Blau Memorial Lecture on New Media: “Disruptors, Influencers, Makers: Media Studies at the Crossroads” Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016 Time - location: 4:00pm, Hurst Lounge (Room 201), Duncker Hall John T. Caldwell, Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of California- -Los Angeles, explores contemporary media practices alongside examples from the speaker’s ethnographic fieldwork to address the ways that the commercial digital media enterprise has adopted and mainstreamed the very terms that arts and humanities scholars have employed to critically and systematically “shake-down” a succession of new media forms that have emerged over the last fifty years.

Price: free