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Critical Themes in Media Studies

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Critical Themes in Media Studies
Friday, April 16 - Saturday, April 17, 2010
65 West 11th St. and 66 West 12th St., NY, NY
For complete schedule visit: http://www.criticalthemes.net

The Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference at The New School in New York City, NY, is a venue for students to present interdisciplinary, theoretical, and critical approaches to a broad range of media studies. Since the initial conference in 2000, Critical Themes has grown into a leading forum for showcasing research papers from graduate students around the world.

The 10th Annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference is brought to you jointly by the department of Media Studies and Film at The New School for General Studies and the department of Design & Technology at Parsons The New School for Design.

Keynote Presenters

Friday, April 16th, 6:30 pm
Lisa Nakamura, Director, Professor, Asian American Studies & Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Illegal Workers in Virtual Worlds: Unfree Labor, Incivility, and the New Orientalism

Saturday, April 17th, 6pm
Bernadette Wegenstein, Associate Research Professor, Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures, The Johns Hopkins University
The Cosmetic Gaze: Body Modification, and the Construction of Beauty