Archive for February, 2018

February 21st, 2018

MEA @ ECA program highlights!

As those on the MEA listserv know, it’s a barebones platform, devoid of the subtle communications we get from typography 🙂 So, I am posting this more formatted version here:

We have FIVE panels running (more than budgeted thanks to some co-sponsoring and great organizing by Leeanne Bell):


CHALLENGING MYTHS: TOP PAPERS IN MEDIA ECOLOGY
Conference Center C, 2-3:15 p.m. Thursday

Sponsor: Media Ecology Association

Chair: Susan Jasko, California University of Pennsylvania
Respondent: Cheryl Casey, Champlain College
“Re-Visiting Pruitt-Igoe: Media Ecology and Public Housing” – Sarah Jayne Constant, University of Pittsburgh
“Examining the Religion of Technology: Mythos and Progress” – Jeffrey Bogaczyk, Duquesne University

THE MEDIA ECOLOGY OF THE PITTSBURGH PIRATES’ PNC PARK
Lawrence Welk, 3-4:15 p.m. FridaySponsor: Media Ecology Association & Applied Communication
Chair: Thomas R. Flynn, Slippery Rock University
Respondent: Gary Gumpert, Urban Communication Foundation Susan Drucker, Hofstra University
Panelists:
Thomas R. Flynn, Slippery Rock University
Lewis Freeman, Fordham University
Erik Garrett, Duquesne University
Dale Herbeck, Northeastern University
Michael Plugh, Manhattan College
Terry Rogers, Manager of business communication & social media, Pittsburgh Pirates
Douglas Strahler, Slippery Rock University
Jean Ann Streiff, Oakland Catholic High School
Special feature: This panel precedes a trip to a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game. (The Pirates play at home Friday 4/27 vs. Cardinals @7:05 p.m.; and Saturday 4/28 vs. Cardinals @7:05 p.m.) 

REVIEWS AND COMMENTS ON MEDIA ECOLOGY: AN APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN CONDITION
Conference Center B, 9-10:15 a.m. SaturdaySponsor: Media Ecology Association
Chair: Thom Gencarelli, Manhattan College
Respondent: Lance Strate, Fordham University

Participants:

Jeffrey Bogaczyk, Duquesne University
Cheryl Casey, Champlain College
Susan Jasko, California University of Pennsylvania Brenton Malin, University of Pittsburgh

MEDIA ECOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION ETHICS: A DIALOGUE
(DT) Allegheny, 10:30-11:45 a.m. SaturdaySponsor: Media Ecology Association
Chair and respondent: Erik Garrett, Duquesne University
“The History and Ethics of Media Ecology and Rhetoric of Technology” – Matthew P. Mancino, Duquesne University
“Don’t @ Me: Communication Ethics in the Twitterverse” – Kati Sudnick, Duquesne University
“Neil Postman as Media Ecology’s Bridge to Communication Ethics” – Ryan McCullough, West Liberty University
“The Materiality and Performativity of Communication Ethics: Reclaiming the Life-Binding Media of Institutions” – Austin Hestdalen, Duquesne University
“The Rhetoric of Modernism: Re-examining 20th Century Public Housing” – Sarah Jayne Constant, University of Pittsburgh

AVOIDING THE BRIDGE TO NOWHERE: CHARTING NEW TERRITORIES IN THE MOBILE VILLAGE
Conference Center C, 8-9:15 amSponsor: Media Ecology Association & Media Communication
Chair: Noura Ahmad Hajjaj, SUNY New Paltz
Respondent: Jessica Harvey, Saint Vincent College
“Advertising in the Mobile Village: Constructing an Anti-Environment” – Nicholas Artman, Slippery Rock University
“Television in the Mobile Village” – Zack Stiegler, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
“News in the Mobile Village: Choosing Process over Finished Product” – Brandon Szuminsky, Baldwin Wallace University
“Radio in the Mobile Village: A Shift from Traditional Airwaves” – Matthew Albright, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Our Business meeting is in Conference Center C 8-8:45 a.m. Saturday

February 21st, 2018

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