61st Annual Conference of the International Communication Association

May 25, 2011

Attending ICA 2011 this week and trying to figure out which sessions to take in? A number of Berkman Center people are also participating in ICA 2011. Here are their conference sessions...

Peception of Information Online
Scheduled Time: Fri, May 27 - 9:00am - 10:15am
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Commonwealth Ballroom A
* Berkman Center faculty associate Miriam Meckel, co-author, with Eliane Leontine Bucher (University of St. Gallen), Johannes Christian Fieseler (U of St. Gallen), "Literacy in an Age of Social Media: Why More Is Not Always Better"

New Technologies, New Methodologies: The Internet and Beyond
Scheduled Time: Fri, May 27 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Grand Ballroom C
* Berkman Center faculty associate Christian Sandvig, session chair and "Mobile Sensing In the Wake of the Google Spy Car"
* Berkman faculty co-director John Palfrey and research director Rob Faris, "Merging Old and New Research Methods on the Russian Internet"
* Berkman fellow Aaron Shaw, "Crowdsourcing Content Analysis"
* Berkman fellow Eszter Hargittai, co-author, with Chris Karr (Audacious Software), "Text Messaging as a Method of Data Collection"
* Berkman faculty co-director Jonathan Zittrain, "Software as a Research Platform: Internet Filtering From Measurement to Crowdsourcing"

Miniplenary: Copyright and Freedom of Expression: The Social Impact of Communication Scholarship
Scheduled Time: Fri, May 27 - 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Commonwealth Ballroom C
* Berkman Center faculty co-director Jonathan Zittrain

The Development of Media Use Patterns
Scheduled Time: Fri, May 27 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Grand Ballroom D
* Former Berkman Center core staff intern Yvette Wohn, co-author, with Elif Yilmaz Ozkaya (Michigan State University), Robert Larose (Michigan State U), "Online Game Addiction Studies: An Overview"

Journalism Studies Business Meeting
Time: Fri, May 27 - 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Place: Westin Waterfront, Douglas
* Former Berkman Center fellow Lokman Tsui will receive the Gene Burd Urban Journalism Research Prize.

Audience and User Perceptions of Media Old and New
Scheduled Time: Sat, May 28 - 10:30am - 11:45am
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Grand Ballroom D
* Berkman Center fellow Eszter Hargittai, co-author, with W. Russell Neuman (University of Michigan), Olivia Curry (Northwestern U), "Taming the Information Tide: Americans’ Thoughts on Information Overload, Polarization, and Social Media"

Information-Sharing, Communication, and Interaction on Social Media: Emergent Practices and Evolving Theory
Scheduled Time: Sat, May 28 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Grand Ballroom C
* Berkman Center affiliate danah boyd, "Social Steganography: Obtaining Privacy in Social Media"
* Berkman affiliate Alice Marwick, "Conspicuous and Authentic: Fashion Blogs, Style, and Consumption"

Social Support, Social Capital, and the Internet
Scheduled Time: Sun, May 29 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Grand Ballroom C
* Berkman Center fellow Eszter Hargittai, co-author, with Yu-li Patrick Hsieh (Media, Technology and Society Program, Northwestern University), "Communication Multiplexity: An Alternative Theoretical Approach to the Relationship Between Social Capital and Internet Use"

Modes of inquiry: Methodological Considerations in a Range of Communicative Situations
Scheduled Time: Sun, May 29 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Faneuil
* Berkman Center fellow Toshie Takahashi (respondent)

Communication History Interest Group Interactive Poster Session
Scheduled Time: Sun, May 29 - 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Grand Ballroom A/B
* Berkman Center faculty associate Fernando Bermejo, "Internet Generativity, Computers, and Communication History"

Social Media as News Sources: Empirical Evidence From Four Countries
Scheduled Time: Sun, May 29 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Carlton
* Berkman Center faculty associate Miram Meckel, session chair and co-author, with John Della Volpe (Harvard University), "A Spill and a Spin: How Traditional and Social Media Are Interrelated in Covering the BP Oil Spill 2010"
* Berkman fellow Eszter Hargittai, co-author, with Eden Litt (Northwestern University), "Tweets for All? The Relationship Between Prior News Interest and Social Media Adoption"

Talking Online: Discourse, Debates, Discussions
Scheduled Time: Sun, May 29 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Griffin
* Berkman Center faculty co-director Yochai Benkler and fellow Aaron Shaw, "A Tale of Two Blogospheres: Discursive Practices on the Left and Right"

2011 Steve Jones Internet Research Lecture: Internet Research and a Future for Libraries
Scheduled Time: Sun, May 29 - 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Harbor Ballroom I
* Berkman Center faculty co-director John Palfrey

Emerging Trends in e-Health Research: From e-Health Literacy to e-Interventions
Scheduled Time: Mon, May 30 - 10:30am - 11:45am
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Lewis
* Berkman Center fellow Eszter Hargittai, co-author, with Heather C. Young (Northwestern University), "Searching for 'Plan B': Using the Internet to Find Information About Emergency Contraception"

The Casual vs. the Hardcore: Trends Across Player Populations (Virtual)
Scheduled Time: Mon, May 30 - 10:30am - 11:45am
Building/Room: Westin Waterfront / Harbor Ballroom I
* Former Berkman Center core staff intern Yvette Wohn, "Gender and Race Representation in Casual Games" and co-author, with Yu-Hao Lee (Michigan State University), "Players of Facebook Games and How They Play"

Last updated May 25, 2011

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