Monday, April 12, 2010

Sensory Communication Symposium

You are invited to attend a two-day international symposium on Sensory Communication: Expressive Culture and Youth Media cosponsored by the UCSD departments of Communication and Visual Arts April 14-15. Please see schedule below, attached flyers and websites at:

All daytime panels and workshops will be held at the Visual Arts Performing Facility (VAF) in the Visual Arts complex near the Gilman Parking Structure.

The screening of the film Chants of Lotus by Fatimah Tobing Rony will be in MCC 201 (Comm Building) at 7pm Wednesday. This event is sponsored by the Institute for International, Comparative and Area Studies.


Sensory Communication: Expressive Culture and Youth Media

A two-day symposium sponsored by the Departments of Communication and Visual Arts, UCSD. Supported by the Institute for International, Comparative, and Area Studies, UCSD.

Wednesday April 14 and Thursday, April 15

**All daytime events in Visual Arts Facility (VAF) Performance Space, evening screening in MCC 201**

Wednesday, April 14

10:00 AM-12:30 PM: VAF Performing Space: Sensory Mediation

· Yvonne Eriksson (Malardalen Univ., Sweden) “Children with visual impairment in a visually oriented world”

· Roberto Manduchi (UCSC) “Following Ariadne's thread: Sensing technologies for assisted mobility and way finding without sight”

· Moderated by Anna Sparrman (Linköping University, Sweden) and Barry Brown (UCSD)

1:30-2:00 PM VAF Performing Space: “Sing as the following objects pass through your throat: Sensory Modalities of the Everyday Voice” by Zeynep Bulut (UCSD)

2:00-3:30 PM VAF Performing Space: Workshop on Making Sensory Media. Moderated by Lisa Cartwright (UCSD), Yvonne Eriksson, and Roberto Manduchi

7:00 PM: Location: MCC 201
Screening, Chants of Lotus (2007), with discussion by Fatimah Tobing Rony (UC Irvine), moderated by Nour Al-Timimi, Lisa Fang, Hwan Lee, and Zheng Zhang (UCSD)

Thursday, April 15

10:00 AM-12:30 PM: VAF Performing Space: Self-Produced Youth Media and Cultural Conventions.

· Alexandra Juhasz (Pitzer College) “Faking Fred: The Formal Limits on Youth Self-Representation”

· Richard Chalfen (Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School) “Participant Media Research: Using Young Patient Visual Narratives to Better Understand Living with Chronic Illness”

· Moderated by Lauren Berliner, Elena Buenrostro and Andy Rice (UCSD)

2:00-3:30 PM: VAF Performing Space: Workshop on Media Practices to Work Through Affect and Experience. Moderated by Brian Goldfarb (UCSD), Trinity de Kervor (High Tech High International), Steven Rubin (Penn State University), Shannon Lowe (Lancaster University) and The AjA Project


· Lisa Cartwright, Professor of Communication and Science Studies, UCSD

· Brian Goldfarb, Associate Professor of Communication and Education Studies, UCSD

· Anna Sparrman, Associate Professor, Department of Child Studies, Linköping University, Sweden

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