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Conference Schedule

Transmissions: Globalization, Technology, Media
April 25-27, 2002
Hefter Conference Center
(unless otherwise indicated)
3271 N. Lake Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53211
[Map & Directions to All Sites]

Thu, April 25 | Fri, April 26 | Sat, April 27, 2002

April 25, 2002

6:00-7:30 | Electronic Art

Rejane Spitz, PUC Rio University, Brazil, "’Techknowledge’ - it’s high time we incorporate experience and diversity into those chips" (Curtin Hall 175 - 3243 N. Downer Ave)

7:30-9:00 | Reception (inova - 3245 N. Downer Ave)


April 26, 2002

8:00-8:45 | Breakfast (UWM Hefter Center - 3271 N. Lake Drive)

8:45-9:15 | Introduction: Patrice Petro and Tasha Oren

9:15-10:45 | Cultural Policy and Globalization

Toby Miller, New York University, "The New International Division of Cultural   Labor"

Ben Goldsmith, Australian Key Centre, "Cultural Diversity and Globalization: New Challenges for Cultural Policy"

10:45-11:00 | Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 | Cultural Control, Cultural Evasion

Leonard Foner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Crypto Regs, Copyright Grabs, and Computational Monocultures:  Fear, Greed and Destruction of the Digital Commons"

Roger Sugden, University of Birmingham, UK, "Economic Network Governance"

12:30-1:30 | Lunch

1:30-3:00 | Television Flows

Susan Ohmer, University of Notre Dame, "Negotiating the Future: Local Media Markets in a Transnational Enviroment"

Jerome Bourdon, Tel Aviv University, "Is Television a Global Medium? A Historical View"

3:00-3:15 | Coffee Break

3:15-4:45 | Free Exchange?

Brian Larkin, Columbia University, "Piracy, Infrastructure, and the Materiality of Media Transmission"

Sandra Braman, University of Alabama, "Globalization of the Law: Digital Information Technologies and the Post-Law Era"

4:45-7:30 | Dinner Break

7:30-9:00 | Pengachu to the People!

Rehmi Post, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Computer Hardware and the Future of Globalization"

 9:00-10:30 | Reception


April 27, 2002

8:15-9:15 | Breakfast

9:15-10:45 | Internet Activism and Minority Publics

Annabelle Sreberny, University of Leicester, UK , "Unsuitable Coverage…"

Anna Everett, University of California-Santa Barbara, "The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Afrocentricity and the Digital Public Sphere"

10:45-11:00 | Coffee Beak

11:00-12:30 | Global Appropriations

Mark Poster, University of California-Irvine, "Cultural Transmissions: The Case of Bert Laden"

Timothy Taylor, Columbia University, "Collecting, Consumption, and Curatorship in the Music of Bill Laswell"

12:30-1:30 | Lunch

1:30-3:00 | Living Online

Peter Sands, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Hybridity"

Steve Jones, University of Illinois-Chicago, ""

3:00- 3:15 | Coffee Break

3:15-4:45 | Genres and the Transnational Economy

Patricia Mellencamp, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "Economies of Fear: Death and the Market"

Anne Ciecko, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, "Muscles, Market Value, Telegenesis, Cyberpresence: The New Asian Movie Star in a Global Economy of Masculine Images"

Locations & Directions


Sponsored by the UWM Center for International Education, in co-sponsorship with inova and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the conference is organized by Tasha Oren and Patrice Petro at, 414-299-3757.  Transmissions site pages designed by Ikeda.


Created:  January 25, 2001
Updated:  February 18, 2002
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Center for International Education
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Garland Hall 102
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Tel:  414-229-3757
Fax:  414-229-3626