Program:

April 4th, 2013

2:00-4:00 pm – Camera Obscura Open House reception (SSMS 2410)

5:00 pm – Keynote talk by Professor Ricardo Dominguez, McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020)

Tactical Poetics, or How We Can Stop Worrying and Start Creating Disturbances (or Learning from the 80s)

April 5th, 2013

*All Conference Events Take Place in McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020) unless otherwise noted
8:30 am – light breakfast
9:00 am – Panel 1: Secrecy & Access
11:00 am – Panel 2: Anonymity and Surveillance
12:30 – 1:30 pm – break for lunch (will be provided)
1:30 pm – Panel 3: Staging Resistance
3:30 pm – Ursula Biemann film screening, The Black Sea Files (a co-collaboration with UCSB Film and Media Studies Professor Lisa Parks)
5:00 pm – Closing Roundtable with UCSB Film and Media Studies Alumni Chris Dzialo (PhD 2012) and Jeff Scheible (PhD 2011); moderated by UCSB Film and Media Studies Professor Janet Walker and conference co-coordinators Alston D’Silva, Rachel Fabian, and Hannah Goodwin

*Refreshments will be provided throughout the conference

Panels and Panelists:

1. Secrecy and Access:

Panel Respondent – Sarah Harris, PhD Candidate, Film and Media Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

Abigail Hinsman, Film and Media Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

The Terrestrial Encounter at Area 51

Rahul Mukherjee, Film and Media Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

“You are the first and the last journalist to come here”: Accessing Strategic Technoscience Spaces, Potential Forms of Trespassing, and their “Risky” Outcomes

Daniel Grinberg, Communication and Culture, Indiana University

“This is My Country”: The Battle For Access and Space in Burma VJ

2. Anonymity and Surveillance

Panel Respondent – Noah Zweig, PhD Candidate, Film and Media Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

Steven Malcic, Film and Media Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

Accessing ARPAnet: The Emergence of Digital Identity

Monika Sengul-Jones, Communication and Science Studies, University of California San Diego

“Can we find out if she is pregnant?”: Narratives and practices of scoring data in predictive analytics

Andrew Gansky, American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Documenting Surveillance, Surveilling Documentary: Testimony and Anonymity in Jacqueline Goss’s Stranger Comes to Town

Michael Tauschinger-Dempsey, Art, Art History and Visual Studies, Duke University

Artist Talk: Access/Trespass and Forms of Surveillance

3. Staging Resistance

Panel Respondent – Maria Corrigan, PhD Candidate, Film and Media Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

Jing Zhao, Gender and Cultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Fandom as a Middle Ground: Fictive Queer Fantasies and Real-World Slash Lesbianism in Fei Se Chao Nv (FSCN)

Greg Burris, Film and Media Studies, University of California Santa Barbara

Nothing to Lose but Bobby Seale’s Chains: Punishment Park, Vladimir et Rosa, and the Real-ization of Resistance

Samantha Chang, History of Art and Architecture, University of California Santa Barbara

Graffiti in Motion: Trespassing New York’s Subways

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