Union for Democratic Communication/Project Censored Conference 2013

Friday, November 01, 2013
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fromm Hall and other campus locations
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Lydia B. Fedulow
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UNION FOR DEMOCRATIC COMMUNICATIONS/PROJECT CENSORED CONFERENCE 2013

The Point is to Change It: Media Democracy and Democratic Media in Action

November 1-3, 2013
Fromm Hall/Other Hilltop Campus Locations

This conference is co-sponsored by the Union for Democratic Communications and Project Censored, and brings together researchers, academics and media justice activists from across North America, China, India, Europe and the Middle East in over forty panels and six special multi-media presentations.

Special program highlights include keynotes by Daniel Ellsberg and Davey D on Friday evening. All USF students, faculty and staff are invited to attend all panels, multi-media presentations and Friday evening keynotes for free.

Hosted by University of San Francisco’s Department of Media Studies. Please contact Dorothy Kidd for further information. 

Program

Friday

Session 1 11:00-12: 30
Panel 1: Round Table on Radical Journalism: Beyond Media Reform, Revisiting Free Press Roots
Berman Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 2: Communication, Democracy and Political Struggle in the Middle East
Maier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 3: Student Media and Media Democracy
Maraschi Room, Fromm Complex

Session 2 1:30-3:00
Panel 4: Media Research, Critical Thinking, and Validated Independent News: A Project Censored Workshop for Teachers and Students
Berman Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 5: Labor: Global Issues, Activist Strategies
Maier Room, Fromm Complex

Multi-Media Presentation 1
Note: Due to room availability, this session begins at 2:00pm
Cowell Building 107
J. Ann Dumas and Charles Dumas, (Pennsylvania State University), Incorporating Transnational Democracy into Curriculum with Theatre, Dance and Spoken Word: Lessons from South Africa. WOLF BY THE EARS, 2003; RACE RECONCILIATION AND THE REITZ 4 and 7 Guitars, 2012; and BLOOD AT THE ROOT South African Tour, Summer 2013.

Panel 6: Challenges of Critical Communication Scholarship: "Making Change: Some Notes on the Founding of the Union for Democratic Communication"
Maraschi Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 7: Journalism: The Ideologies of Mediated Information
Broad Room, Fromm Center

Panel 8: Activism from Global Perspectives
Cowell Building 312

Session 3 3:15-4:45
Multi-Media Presentation 2
Cowell Building 107
Alina Padilla-Miller, (University of Oregon). Project My Voice. Expanding Citizen Access to Media
Lora Taub-Pervizpour, (Muhlenberg College) and Jenna Azar (HYPE Youth Media Program), Democratic Youth Media in Action: Handing One Another Along.
Tzintzun Aguilar Izzo, (St. Lawrence University), Big Questions and the Future of Media: An Interactive Mashup

Panel 9: Media Education/Media Literacy
Berman Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 10: Extending Critical Approaches to the Study of User Digital-Media Production
Maier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 11: Getting the Word Out from the Inside: Media Access and Prisons
Maraschi Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 12: Activism and Media Democracy
Xavier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 13: Media/Politics in an Age of Surveillance
Cowell Building 312

Panel 14: Commodity Culture/Culture as Commodity
Broad Room, Fromm Center

Keynote Addresses 6:00-7:00
Xavier Room, Fromm Complex
Davey D. journalist, Hip Hop historian, syndicated talk show host, radio programmer, producer, deejay, media and community activist.
Daniel Ellsberg, Independent lecturer, writer, and activist on the dangers of the nuclear era, wrongful U.S. interventions and the urgent need for patriotic whistleblowing.

Saturday

Session 4 10-11:30

Multi-Media Presentation 3
Cowell Building 107
Gabriela Martínez, (University of Oregon), Keep Your Eyes On Guatemala (RT 52).
Leslie Steeves, (University of Oregon), Give a Laptop, Change the World: The Story of the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Project in Ghana (RT29).

Panel 15: Roundtable: Nice Career? Possibilities and Challenges for Critical Academic, Activist, and Media Workers
Xavier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 16: Inside Censored 2014: Fearless Speech in Fateful Times
Kalmanowitz Building 163

Panel 17: Paradoxes of Popular Culture
Kalmanowitz Building 167

Panel 18: Gender Violence and Hate Speech in Media
Maier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 19: Negotiating Hegemony
Broad Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 20: Alternative Media: Tools for Social Change
Berman Room, Fromm Complex

Session 5 1:45-3:15

Multi-Media Presentation 4
Cowell Building 107
Christopher Oscar and Doug Hecker. Project Censored The Movie: Ending the Reign of Junk Food News (RT35)
Bronwyn Mauldin, (KPFK, Los Angeles), Deconstructing Alternative Media: Using Podcasts to Bring New Stories and Underrepresented Voices to Terrestrial Radio


Panel 21: Immigration: Challenging the Status Quo, Affirming New Narratives
Maier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 22: The Media and the State Apparatus: Censorship, Control, Regulation and Resistance
Xavier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 23: Teaching About Media Institutions, Propaganda, and Ideology in the Undergraduate Classroom
Kalmanowitz Building 163

Panel 24: Media Activism: Theory and Practice
Berman Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 25: Challenging Neoliberal Discourses
Maraschi Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 26: Ideologies of Race & Gender in Popular Culture
Kalmanowitz Building 167

Session 6 3:30-5:00
Multi-Media Presentation 5
Cowell Building 107
Paul Russell Laverack. (New York Film Academy), Labor Action! Fifteen Fights in the Battle for a Better World (RT90).

Panel 27: Activist Media and Precarious Careers: Lessons from JUMP CUT
Maraschi Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 28: Privacy and Social Media: Critical Digital Pedagogy for Youth Panel
Broad Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 29: Media Technologies/Technologies of War
Berman Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 30: Media Industries: Challenges and Opportunities
Kalmanowitz Building 163

Panel 31: Media Activism: Coalition Building and Strategies
Kalmanowitz Building 167

Panel 32: Legitimizing Revolution: The Past and Future of Resistance
Xavier Room, Fromm Complex

Session 7 5-6:30
Multi-Media Presentation 6
Cowell Building 107
Greg Elmer, (Ryerson University), and Andy Opel (Florida State University), Preempting Dissent: A Creative Commons Documentary (RT45).
Dorothea Braemer, (Termite TV), The Censorship Show (RT30).

Panel 33: Battling Corporate Power
Xavier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 34: Media & Social Justice: Utilizing Critical Topics and Pedagogies to Enhance Democratic Communications in the Classroom
Berman Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 35: Labor Communication, Technology and Media
Maier Room, Fromm Complex

Panel 36: Technologies for Framing the Neoliberal Present: Race, Education and Media
Kalmanowitz Building 163

Panel 37: Broadcasting and Regulatory Challenges
Kalmanowitz Building 167

 

SUNDAY

Session 8 9:30- 11:00
Multi-Media Presentation 7
Cowell Building 107
Heide Solbrig, (Wheaton College) Man and the Middle Class: The Work and Vision of Henry Strauss (RT 63).

Panel 38: Media Reform: The Internet and Beyond…
McLaren 250, McLaren Complex

Panel 39: The Promises and Limits of Communication Technologies
Kalmanowitz Building 167

Panel 40: Media Democracy: Online and Off….
Kalmanowitz Building 163

Panel 41: Journalism: Crisis, Controversies and Corporate Control
McLaren 252, McLaren Complex


Session 9 11:30-1:00
Panel 42: Stories to Change the World
Kalmanowitz Building 163

Panel 43: Consolidation on the Broadcast Dial: How Public Non-Commercial Media Bumped into the “Free” Market” … and Lost
McLaren 252, McLaren Complex

Panel 44: The Ambiguous Power of Social Media
Kalmanowitz Building 167
 

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