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All events will take place in Curtin 175 unless otherwise stated.

Day 1 (Friday, February 16th)

8:30am                 Registration and Welcome with Breakfast

9:00am                 Official Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00-10:20          Panel 1: Health and Its Environments
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aculty Chair and Respondent: Timothy Ehlinger | College of Nursing

Nursing Students Who Have Chronic Health Conditions: Challenging the Ableist Assumptions Inherent in Nursing Education
      Suzanne Kreuziger
      Nursing | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Water Quality Indicators of Sixteen Milwaukee Water Bodies: The Role of Urbanization on Water Health
      Fauzia Osman
      School of Public Health | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

“…neither shall any plague come nigh they dwelling”: The Aesthetics of Virulent Mediation in Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year
      Randolph Marcum
      English | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Through the Data: Addressing Environmentalism Through Image-Based Multiplicity
      Joni Hayward
      Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

10:30-11:40    Panel 2: Visibility and Performance
                       Faculty Chair and Respondent: Elana Levine | Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies

"The Indelible Stamp: Physiognomic Legacy in the Face of Movie Stardom"
      Sean Nolan
      Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee     

Another Kind of Mask: Superheroes, Social Media, and Not-So-Secret Identities
      Whitney Thompson
      Communication | McMaster University

The Visible and Invisible: Asymmetries in Disabled Performances
       Jill Hoffman
      Women's and Gender Studies | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

11:45                Grab Lunch
Located in Curtin 181
Friday's lunch has been generously donated by Beans & Barley.

12:00-1:30      BROWN BAG: REINVENTING TV WITH LISA PARKS
Location: Curtin 939

1:45-3:00        Panel 3: Politics + Technology
                       Faculty Chair and Respondent: Lane Hall  | English

Body-Worn Cameras and the Interrogation of “Analog” Policing
      Zach Anderson
      Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Drones as “Racializing Armed Surveillance” Machines: U.S. Drone Warfare and Dogma-Line Racism
      Utku Cansu
      Political Theory | Duke University

“We All Get to Think Out Loud Together”: Black Twitter, Public Discourse, and Politics
      Morgan Foster
      English | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3:30                 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Asymmetries of the Vertical: Mediating the War on Terror from 9/11 to Trump
      Lisa Parks
      Comparative Media Studies | MIT    

MIGC 2018: ASYMMETRY CREATIVE SHOWCASE

Kenilworth Square East
1925 East Kenilworth Place
Milwaukee, WI 53202

7:00pm: Dinner Served and Cash Bar Opens

Installations On View Throughout Gallery

Head Space
      Amanda Golemba
      Architecture and Urban Planning | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The Most Instagrammable Installation: A Visual Study of the Effects of Social Media on Spatial Design
      Kelsey Kuehn
      Art History Department | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Redlining & Gentrification: The Long Term Impact of Housing Discrimination on Milwaukee Neighborhoods
      Cassandra Leopold
      Architecture and Urban Planning | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

"Strange Playces"
      Kristopher Purzycki
      Media, Cinema, Digital Studies | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

7:30pm: Program Begins

Walk
      Franklin K.R. Cline
      Creative Writing | UWM

An Imbalance of Tongues
      Peter Burzynski
      Creative Writing | UWM

The Siege of the Gardner
      Daniel McCollum
      Library Science | UWM

The Boathouse
      Devin O'Shea
      Creative Writing | Northwestern University

Private Sphere (Excerpt from Mrs. Wrights)
      Jenni Reinke
      Department of Dance | UWM

Into the Light
      Kia Smith
      Department of Dance / South Chicago Dance Theatre | UWM

Syncing Up Without Sameness: Balancing the Gender Bias in STEM Through Female-Centered, Arts-Based Learning Experiences
      Alyssa Motter
      Department of Dance | UWM

Alazeef
      Saif Alsaegh
      Film Department | UWM

Spazi Indeterminabili
      Michelle Trujillo
      Film Department | UWM

Day 2 (Saturday, February 17th)

10:00               Light Breakfast

10:30-11:45    Panel 4: Making Histories
                       Faculty Chair and Respondent:  Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece | Film Studies

Feeling for the Dead: Cinema, Ephemerality, and Queer Archival Practices in Terence Davies' Of Time and the City
      Jacob Carter
      Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee     

Cuckpolitics: The Sexual Paranoia of the Alt-Right
      Carter Reitman
      English | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Power, Media Infrastructure, and the Making of History
      Ye Wang
      Media Study | University at Buffalo

12:00-1:00       Lunch

1:00-2:30       Workshop: “Interdisciplinary Thinking — Strategies from Outside the Box”
                       Location: UWM Library, Digital Humanities Lab

                                Andrew Merluzzi and Anastasia Lindahl
                                Kohler Fellows |University of Wisconsin-Madison

2:45-4:00        Panel 5: Roundtable on Photography

The Most Instagrammable Installation: A Visual Study of the Effects of Social Media on Spatial Design
      Kelsey Kuehn
      Art History Department | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Redlining & Gentrification: The Long Term Impact of Housing Discrimination on Milwaukee Neighborhoods
      Cassandra Leopold
      Architecture and Urban Planning | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

"Strange Playces"
      Kristopher Purzycki
      Media, Cinema, Digital Studies | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

4:00                Closing Remarks

 

8:00-11:00      Conference Closing Session / Afterparty

Good City Brewing Company
2108 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202