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  • All conference sessions will take place in North Quad (105 S. State St.).
  • Meals marked with asterisks (*) are only open to those who have paid the $50 fee. (See the attending page for more information.) Otherwise, all events are free and open to the public.
Thursday September 26

4-6pm
Opening remarks by Aswin Punathambekar and Amanda Lotz
Session 1: Television's Past, Present, and Future
Keynote: Charlotte Brunsdon, Professor, University of Warwick

Respondents:
Michael Curtin, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jonathan Gray, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday September 27

8-9am
Breakfast*

9-11am
Session 2: Television and the Nation in an Era of Globalization
Keynote: Graeme Turner, Emeritus Professor, University of Queensland

Respondents:
Victoria Johnson, Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine
Serra Tinic, Associate Professor, University of Alberta
Tarik Ahmed Elseewi, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Vassar College

11:30-12:30pm
Lunch*

1-3pm
Session 3: Digital Television
Keynote: James Bennett, Reader, University of London

Respondents:
Shanti Kumar, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Vicki Mayer, Professor, Tulane University
Ethan Tussey, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University

3-4pm
Coffee break

4-6pm
Session 4: Television and Politics
Keynote: Horace Newcomb, former Director of the Peabody Awards, University of Georgia

Respondents:
Jeffrey Jones, Director of the Peabody Awards, University of Georgia
Laurie Ouellette, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
Amrita Ibrahim, College Fellow, Harvard University

Saturday September 28

8-9am
Breakfast*

9-11am
Session 5: Television, Text, and Identity
Keynote: Herman Gray, Professor, University of California-Santa Cruz

Respondents:
Ron Becker, Associate Professor, Miami University
Timothy Havens, Associate Professor, University of Iowa
Racquel Gates, Assistant Professor, CUNY Staten Island

 

 
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