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"Whose voice?: Global Populisms, Media and Political Institutions in Uncertain Times
Start Date: 10/24/2014Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 10/24/2014End Time: 5:00 PM
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Event Description:
This two-day colloquium will provide a forum in which scholars are able to share research on the role that media and communication technology are playing in contemporary populist movements. (more...)

Made possible thanks to generous support from 
Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, Baruch College
and from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University.

Day One of Conference

9.00 - 9.30 Opening Remarks & Welcome

Jeffrey Peck, Dean, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, Baruch College
Jayson Harsin (Baruch College)
Mark Hayward (York University)

9.30 - 10.40
Henry Adam Svec (University of New Brunswick) - From Folk Hammers to People's Mics: The Machinic Bonds of Protest
Jack Bratich (Rutgers University) - The Technocrat, the Entrepreneur, and the Police: Populism and Social Media War

10.40 - 11.00 / Coffee 11.00 - 12.00
Sarah Banet-Weiser (USC) & Inna Arzumanova (University of San Francisco) - ‘This is What a Feminist Looks Like’: The Market for Popular Feminism
Michael Kaplan (Baruch College)- The Peoples of Populism

12.00 -1.30 / Lunch 1.30 - 2.30
Michael Mario Albrecht (Eckerd College) - Towards a Radical Cultural Populism
Jayson Harsin (Baruch College) - Post-Politics and Popular Regimes of Post-Truth

2.30-2.45 / Coffee 2.45 - 3.45

Bilge Yesil (College of Staten Island - CUNY) and Reece Peck (College of Staten Island - CUNY) - A Comparative Analysis of Right-wing Populism in the U.S. and Turkey: From Glenn Beck’s ‘forgotten man’ to Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ‘nation’s man’
Antonio Golan (Indiana University) - Population Rising: Podemos, Demophobia and the Rise of Participatory Politics in the Spanish State

3.45-4.00 / Break 4.00 - 5.00

Merlyna Lin (Carleton University) - Social media and the populist movements in the 2014 Indonesian presidential election
Eylem Yanardağoğlu (Kadir Has University) - Citizen media and the changing media scene in post-Gezi Park context in Turkey

Conference Participants should check in with security at the entrance; they will have a list of conference participants.

"Populism" Paste-up, Berlin, Justin Case
Location Information:
Baruch College - Newman Vertical Campus  (View Map)
55 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10010
New York
Room: Room 14-250
Contact Information:
Name: Jayson Harsin
Phone: 646 312 3745
  • Communication Studies
  • Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

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