Program for March 28, 2019

Time Theme/panel title Project title Presenter
10:30-12:00 Mobilities & Infrastructural Imaginaries (Discussant: Rahul Mukherjee) Roots Routes: Japan, Jamaica, and the Global Flows of Vintage Reggae Vinyl John Vilanova
Spectacles of Tunneling in Popular Media Juan Llamas-Rodriguez
#BeMyGuestWorker Ada Petiwala
‘Don’t Tax My Megabytes’: Digital Infrastructure and the Regulation of Citizenship in Africa Clovis Bergère
12:00-1:30 [LUNCH]
1:30-2:40 Affects & Platforms (Discussant: Donovan Schaefer) Contradictory Affects: Participatory Culture and Politics of Digital Platforms Okten Alptug
“Specter of Uselessness” in Cyberspace: Take “Jinli Worship” as an Example Yijia Zhu
Pointing For Pleasure: Sexual Harassment and Emotional Habitus in Egyptian Digital Media Heather Jaber
2:40-3:00 [BREAK]
3:00-4:10 Crossovers & Global Circuits (Discussant: Aswin Punathambekar) Reversed Ethnography Toward Transculturality: A Case Study of the Korean Wave in the United States Hyeri Jung
Resonant Bones: Formats, Bodies, and Qur’anic Materiality in Morocco’s “Recitational Revival” Ian VanderMeulen
From Claymation to Decolonization: Imagined Futures of the Fighting Cholitas Nell Haynes
4:10-4:30 [BREAK]
4:30-5:40 Memories & Temporalities (Discussant: Wazhmah Osman) From the Internet, This is the Radio: Desynchronizing Time & Media to Express Solidarity Sulafa Zidani
Hizbullah’s Mleeta Museum and the ends of the Resistance Hatim El-Hibri
Bousaadiya’s House: Race and Movement in Libyan Cultural Politics Leila Tayeb

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