Graduate Student Symposium

04 Apr 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Annenberg School for Communication, Room 109

The Annenberg School for Communication Graduate Student Council presents the second Annual Graduate Student Symposium

The goal of this symposium is to give graduate students a chance to share their work and to receive informal feedback from their peers and professors. We would greatly appreciate your participation in what is sure to be another successful event! 
12:00-12:15pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks
12:15-1:25pm: Habits and Choices
Deepti Chittamuru, “Habits: Randomized controlled trial of a Diabetes prevention program”
Jingwen Zhang, Devon Brackbill and Siija Yang, “An Experimental Investigation of Effects of Social Media on Health”
Qijia Chen, “Can I pursue a goal I do not know? A Meta-Analysis of Behavioral Consequences of Non-Conscious Goal Priming”
Kristin Shumaker, “Speaker-Listener Persuasion: an fNIRS study of message propagation”

1:25-1:40pm: Break

1:40-2:50pm: Media and Space
Aaron Shapiro, “The user-generated city”
Emily LaDue, “Exploring a method of geographical visual ethnography”
Eleanor Marchant, “The Meaning in the Geography of Technology Creation: An Ethnographic Look at Two Technological Communities”
Deb Lui, forthcoming

2:50-3:05pm: Break

3:05-4:15pm: Social Media and Surveillance
Bo Mai and Tim Libert, “Web Tracking with ‘Chinese Characteristics’: A Critical Perspective on the Emerging Online Surveillance Market in China”
Yoel Roth, “Paying to be sold?”
Sun-Ha Hong, “The Subjunctive Experience of Surveillance and its Interpassive Mythologies”
Tim Libert, “Behavioral Tracking on Health Websites: Illness and Discrimination in the Information Age”

4:15-4:30pm: Break

4:30-5:40pm: Mediated Identities
Devon Brackbill, “Explaining Popularity on Social Media Sites: What makes a Pinterest ‘Pin’ successful?”
Rosemary Clark, “Mothers, Myths, and Magazines: A Content Analysis of Women’s Magazines from the 1950s, the 1980s, and the 2000s”
Corrina Laughlin, “The TM Technique: David Lynch and the Spiritual Marketplace”
Sara Mourad, forthcoming

5:40-5:45pm: Closing Remarks

**Please RSVP to by April 1, 2014.**
Lyndsey Beutin,
Samantha Oliver,
Dror Walter,
Student Symposium Coordinators