Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia
Delegates from all over the world who attended the International Conference on Communication & Media Studies.
The ‘Internet age’ has come to frame the dominant challenges in contemporary communication and media studies. There is a growing movement, emerging from the theory and practices of digital art, asserting that we might be entering a ‘Post-Internet’ Era. The argument is not that the Internet age is ‘over’, but that its current ubiquity and normalcy demands a rethinking of the media and mediations of the Internet in our everyday lives.
What are the challenges of communication and media studies ‘After the Internet?’ Is ‘After the Internet’ a useful analytical category? At a more general socio-historical level, what happens when ‘new’ media becomes ‘old’ media? How do we frame media and communication legacies: material legacies found in media objects, and immaterial legacies in grammars of analytical and everyday communication?
The Inaugural International Conference on Communication & Media Studies Conference featured plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.
For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2016 Gradate Scholar Awardees are listed below.
Virtual Posters present preliminary results of work or projects that lend themselves to visual representations. Download the posters below.
Lightning talks are 5-minute "flash" video presentations. Visit our YouTube channel through the button below to view the lightning talks.