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UC San Diego Communication Department Members Present at ICA Annual Conference in San Diego

International Communication Association (ICA)
67th Annual Conference (May 24-28th, 2017)

Conference Website
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Wednesday May 24 & Thursday May 25th

Pre-Conference Hosted by BINACOM

Title: “Research, Intervention, and Exchange Across the US/Mexican Border
Date: Thursday May 25th
Time: 9am-5pm
Location: The University of San Diego – University Center – UC Forum A
Chair: Daniel Hallin, UC San Diego
Cost: $35. Can be paid on day of, without paying for ICA
Description: The purpose of this pre-conference is to promote cooperation and intellectual exchange between scholars in the United States and Mexico. The pre-conference will feature research papers and media projects in progress along with a discussion in the latter part of the day for ongoing cooperation among those present at the pre-conference

Pre-Conference – Sponsored by the Popular Communication Division, the Centre for Participatory Culture, University of Huddersfield

Title: Populism, Post-Truth Politics and Participatory Culture: Interventions in the Intersection of Popular and Political Communication
Pre-Conference Dates: Wednesday May 24th & Thursday May 25th; 9:00 – 17:45
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Sapphire 410AB

1) Panel – Understanding the Populist Leader
Date: Wednesday May 24th
Panelists: John McMurria (“Populist Media and the Politics of Disqualification,” UC San Diego); and others.

2) Panel – Populist Media Practices in the Contemporary World: An International Perspective
Date: Thursday May 25th
Time: 2:15 – 3:30pm
Panelists: Olga Lazitski, UC San Diego (“Learning to Deal with the Authoritarian Populist Leader: U.S. Journalists in Post-Truth Era”); and others.


Title: Political Communication Division – PhD Student Pre-Conference
Date: Thursday May 25th
Time: 9:00-11:00am
Panelists: Manel Palos Pons, UC San Diego (“Independence through Media System: The formation of a differentiated Catalan media model”); and others.


Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel
1 Park Blvd
San Diego 92101
United States

Thursday May 25th (Evening Opening Reception)

Title: Making & Doing Exhibition During the Opening Reception – 31 Interactive Exhibitions and Session
Time:  7:30-9:30pm
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 2, Indigo Ballroom B
Tierra Y Libertad: Flag and Phrase in a 21st-Century Border Zone – Grant Leuning; Pepe Rojo, UC San Diego

Friday May 26th

Title: Panel – Choreographies of Intervention: Performing Spatial Justice and the Politics of Mobility in Contested Tourism Grounds
Time: 11am-12:15pm
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 2, Indigo Ballroom
Panelists: Matilde Cordoba Azcárate (UC San Diego & BINACOM, “What Kind of Island? Sociospatial Interventions and the Control of Leisure Activities in a Mexican Natural Protected Area); Jennifer Kelly, UC San Diego Postdoc (“Power, Performance, and Pleasure: Witnesses in Palestine and the Violence of Evidence”; and others.

Title: Panel – Paradoxes of Participation: Open Platforms, Closed Knowledge?
Time: 2:00-3:15
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 3, Aqua Salon F
Panelists: Jean-Christophe Plantin (Chair, London School of Economics and Political Science); Lilly Irani (UC San Diego, “Platforms: Guiding the Agendas of Flexible Production in Transnational Development Work”); and others.

Title: Panel – Interpreting Video Evidence 
Time: 3:30-4:45
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 2, Indigo 202A
Panelists: Sandra Ristovska (Chair, University of Pennsylvania); Kelly Gates, UC San Diego (The Operative Aesthetics of Police Body-Cam Video”); and others.

Title: Panel – Media Researchers’ Reflection on Elections
Time: 3:30-4:45pm
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom B
Panelists: Robert B. Horwitz, UC San Diego (“Status Anxiety, the Paranoid Style, and Victimhood as Politics”); and others.

Saturday May 27th

Title: CAT Interactive Paper Session 1
Time: 8:00am
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 2, Indigo Ballroom C.
Participants: Aubrie Serena Adams (Chair, UC Santa Barbara); Thomas Connor, UC San Diego (“Holopresence: What We Talk About When We Talk About Holograms”); and others.

Title: Panel – Comparing Contexts: Diverse Methodological Approaches in Comparative Research
Time: 9:30-10:45am
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 2, Indigo 204B
Panel: Daniel Hallin, UC San Diego (Respondent); and others.

Title: Documentary Film Viewing and Filmmaker Q&A: SPIRITS OF REBELLION
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 5, Cobalt 500.
Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema from UCLA – David Andrew Rice (Chair); Zeinabu Davis, UC San Diego (Director, Co-producer) & Andy Rice (Co-producer, Videographer and Editor).

Title: UC San Diego Department of Communication Reception
Link: http://news.communication.ucsd.edu/ica-reception/
Time: 8:00pm–midnight
Location: Bread & Salt 1955 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA 92113 (Logan Heights)

Sunday May 28th

Title: Panel – Interventions in Media and Communications Studies through Jacque Rancière
Time: 11am-12:15pm
Location: Aqua Salon F
Panelists: John McMurria, (UC San Diego, “Rethinking Populism through the Method of Equality”); and others.

Title: Panel – Mediatization and Theoretical Convergence
Time: 2:00-3:15pm
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 3, Aqua Salon F
Panelists: Daniel Hallin, UC San Diego (Chair) & Charles L. Briggs, UC Berkeley (“Who is Colonizing Whom? Mediatization and Biomedicalization”); and others

Title: Panel – Extended Session: From PR and Persuasion to Amorous Apps and Trans TV: The Latest in LGBTQ Studies
Time: 2:00-4:45pm
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 4, Sapphire 410A
Panel: (3rd in Session) “Dating and Relationships, Social Media and Mobile Apps”
Panelists: Scott Eldredge (Chair), Poyao Huang, UC San Diego (“Disclose your HIV Status on Online Hookup Devise: the Materialization and Embodiment of Safe Sex”); and others

Title: Panel – Race as Intervention in Media/Communication Studies
Time: 2-3:15pm
Location: Aqua 309
Panelists: John McMurria (Chair, UC San Diego); and Jahmese Fort, UC San Diego (“Altered Civic Participation: A Theoretical Intervention Into Existing Conceptualizations of Civic Participation Among People of Color”).


Panel with many UCSD Communication Department members

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