2016 #Screentime: Graduate Student Conference
The graduate students of Boston University’s Division of Emerging Media Studies invite abstracts for their second annual Conference on Emerging Media.
#Screentime aims to explore the social, emotional, and civic implications of today’s media landscape. Social forces and technological elements are driving changes in this developing field of study.This conference is an opportunity to bridge diverse perspectives on the roles of users and technology in new media, and will lay the groundwork for future research.
Emerging Media Studies is an inherently interdisciplinary field; we welcome abstracts from a variety of perspectives and disciplines on a range of topics, including but not limited to:
Civility, sub-cultures, and online discourse
Uses and effects of mobile communication technologies Digital distribution and industry disruption
Data mining on social networks
Emerging technologies’ effects on users
Video games and virtual worlds
Digital communication and public health