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New Media/Social Change Symposium

Friday, November 4, 2011
12:00 AM
1636 School of Social Work Building
1080 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor

The <i>New Media/Social Change</i> symposium questions the impact “new media” (social, network, digital) have had on cultural and political formations and practices and how this impact relates to area studies.

Leading scholars from across the U.S. and Europe, along with prominent U-M faculty, will address the following:

- How have new media changed the way world regions function and are imagined?

- How have new media reshaped the study of international questions and locations?

- How may news media and other reporters of news be put at risk by changing technologies and practices?

Unable to join in person? Join via live stream. A link will be posted to our homepage the day of the event.

Sponsored by the International Institute, its centers, and the Department of Communication Studies. Free and open to the public.