[Air-l] Convention Schedule, Media Ecology Association, June 22-26, 2005, New York City

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Tue May 24 07:43:28 PDT 2005


THE SIXTH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE MEDIA ECOLOGY ASSOCIATION
Fordham University
Lincoln Center Campus
New York, New York
June 22-26, 2005
updates and details at http://www.media-ecology.org

THE BIASES OF MEDIA
Media are often criticized for the biases of their content, but media 
ecology is also concerned with the intellectual, emotional, temporal, 
spatial, political, social, metaphysical, and epistemological biases 
associated with different forms of communication and different types of 
technology.

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PROGRAM SCHEDULE (as of 5/24/05)
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WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2005

12 noon Pope Auditorium Lobby
Registration Opens

2:00-3:00 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 1.1
Welcoming Remarks
Moderator — Janet Sternberg, Executive Secretary, MEA — Fordham University
Lance Strate — President, MEA — Fordham University
Dominic J. Balestra — Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences — Fordham 
University
Nancy Busch — Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences — Fordham 
University
Robert R. Grimes, SJ — Dean, Fordham College Lincoln Center — Fordham 
University
Brennan O’Donnell — Dean, Fordham College Rose Hill — Fordham University
Paul Levinson — Chair, Department of Communication and Media Studies — 
Fordham University

3:15-4:30 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 1.2
Featured Presentation
Moderator — John M. Phelan — Fordham University
Between Cultural Studies and Media Ecology
James W. Carey — Columbia University

4:45-6:00 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 1.3
The Jesuit Intellectual Tradition and Media Ecology
Moderator — Vincent Hevern, SJ — Le Moyne College
Panelists:
Randolph Lumpp — Regis University
Paul A. Soukup, SJ — Santa Clara University
Sara van den Berg — Saint Louis University
Robert A. White, SJ — Gregorian University

6:00-7:30 pm Atrium
Reception

7:30-9:00 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 1.4
A World of Authors: Creating Media for People with Keyboards
Moderator — Douglas Rushkoff — New York University
Panelists:
Michael Joyce — Vassar College
Andrew Postman — Writer
Katie Salen — Parsons School of Design
David Shenk — Author
Marina Zurkow — Artist

THURSDAY, June 23, 2005

9:30-10:30 am Pope Auditorium
Session 2.1
Featured Presentation
Moderator — TBA
Media, Religion, and Culture
Robert A. White, SJ — Gregorian University

10:30-11:30 am Pope Auditorium
Session 2.2
Featured Presentation
Moderator — TBA
Ong’s Living Legacy at Saint Louis University
Sara van den Berg — Saint Louis University

11:45 am-12:15 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 2.3
Featured Presentation
Moderator — TBA
Communication Policy — No Gift to the Nation
Everett C. Parker — Fordham University

12:15-2:00 pm Lunch

2:00-3:15 pm Breakout Sessions 2.4A-2.4E (rooms TBA)

Session 2.4A
Interfaces of the Media Ecology Perspective
Moderator — TBA

Haussmann’s Media Environment
Joost van Dreunen — Columbia University

A Progressive Preface to Media Ecology
Marc Leverette — Rutgers University

Nostalgia and Displaced Media
Mark Shanahan — Fordham University

Media Ecology and Value Sensitive Design: A Combined Approach to 
Understanding the Biases of Media Technology
Michael T. Zimmer — New York University

Session 2.4B
Virtual Realities and Networked Ontologies: Mapping Minds and Spaces
Moderator — TBA
Panelists:
Eric J. Gordon — Emerson College
Robert MacDougall — Emerson College
James C. Morrison — Emerson College
Tracey Stark — Emerson College

Session 2.4C
The McGannon Center Enterprise — Twenty Years Later
Moderator — James A. Capo — Fordham University
Panelists:
John Carey — Fordham University
Nancy Gillis — Fordham University
Margot Hardenbergh — Fordham University
Tom McCourt — Fordham University
John M. Phelan — Fordham University
Sheea Sybblis — Fordham University

Session 2.4D
Bringing General Semantics-Based Media Literacy to Younger People
Gregg Hoffman — Institute of General Semantics

Session 2.4E
Television and its Discontents
Moderator — TBA

Fan Cultures and Television
Cynthia W. Walker — Rutgers University

Rewriting the Narrative — A Case for Fanfiction
Nadine Smith — Fordham University

The Politics of Telenovelas and Narco-Dramas in Latin America
O. Hugo Benavides — Fordham University

Don’t Believe Everything You Watch on Television: China’s New Stance of 
Political Propaganda
Chin-Yunn Yang — New York University

3:30-4:45 pm Breakout Sessions 2.5A-2.5E (rooms TBA)

Session 2.5A
Around the World with Media Ecology
Moderator — TBA

Adeus Meu Sertão: Music, Technology and Cultural Change in a Small 
Brazilian Town
Robert Albrecht — New Jersey City University

The Wiring of Bhutan: A Test Case for Media Ecology in the Non-Western World
Ellen Rose — University of New Brunswick

Understanding the New Media Ecology in Mexico
Fernando Gutiérrez Cortés — Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Estado de 
México

Media Ecology (McLuhan) in China
Paul Grosswiler — University of Maine

Session 2.5B
Media Bias and the Emerging Online Communities
Moderator — TBA

www.auswanderer-forum.com: How an Online Forum Turns into a Site of 
Struggle over National Identity
Gabriele Bechtel — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Reconciling Esprit De Corps and Individuality? Blogs as an Escape from 
Military Conformity for American Soldiers in Iraq
Sandrine Dincki-MacDougall — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Identity as In-Formation: Blogging, Electronic Ethos, and the New Groupthink
Robert MacDougall — Emerson College

Celebrity Bloggers and Blogging Celebrities: Identity and Community 
through Interactive Conversation
Liza Potts — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Session 2.5C
Media Ethnography
John Carey — Fordham University

Session 2.5D
Film Sense and the Reel World
Moderator — TBA

Welcome to the Aquarium of the Real: Film Reviews as Hegemonic Practice, 
Reading Open Water as Post-9/11 Allegory
Kevin Taylor Anderson — University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Race, Gender and Class Observed through The Matrix
Brendon Ellington — Fordham University

Social, Economic, Political, and Cinematic Disaster: A Burkean Analysis 
of Airport, The Poseidon Adventure, and The Towering Inferno as Formally 
Dysfunctional “Equipment for Living”
Carlnita P. Greene — University of Texas, Austin

Mame is Not to Blame: The Femme Fatale in 1940s Film Noir and Her Effect 
on Female Viewers
Siobahn Stiles — Fordham University

Session 2.5E
Explorations of the Electronic Media Environment
Moderator — TBA

Television and the Individual
Jordan Beckerman — Hamilton College

Taking Control of My Internet Addiction
Monica Aversa — Fordham University

Bridging the Digital Divide: Cell Phones and the Information Realm
Joshua Huling — Hamilton College

The Institution of Race as Represented in Fighting Video Games
Jacob McCall — Fordham University

5:00-6:15 pm Breakout Sessions 2.6A-2.6E (rooms TBA)

Session 2.6A
Appearances of Childhood
Moderator — TBA

Bookends: The Changing Media Environment of American Classrooms
Margaret Cassidy — Adelphi University

Degrassi Goes Digital: The Centrality of Technology in Degrassi: The 
Next Generation
Laura Tropp — Marymount Manhattan College

“What Can Rugrats Be to You?”: A Rhetorical Analysis of Ethnic Diversity 
and Representation in Children’s Animated Series
Minah Harun — Ohio University

Children, Health, Science and Technology in Relation to Orality in the 
Electronic Era
Stephen Weinstock — Independent Scholar

Session 2.6B
The Bias of Digital Communication
Moderator — TBA

News Worlds
Pablo J. Boczkowski — Massachusetts Institute of Technology

When Transparency Fails: The Internet Candidacy of Howard Dean
Erik P. Bucy — Indiana University

Digital Divide as a Reversal Consequence of the Internet: Assessing 
Power and Bias of Media Convergence on the Access to Global News
Yana S. Terukhova — Rochester Institute of Technology

Session 2.6C
Eco Metropolis: Why Doesn’t Ecology Become a Part of the Mainstream Media?
Pamela Peeters — Our-Planet.org

Session 2.6D
Grave Ecologies: Exhuming the Living Dead
Moderator — TBA

Reading the Undead: Zombies and Comic Book Culture
Brian Cogan — Molloy College

Stumbling Into the Future: The Zombie from Folklore to Film to Videogames
Shawn McIntosh — Rutgers University

The Horror of Indeterminacy
Marc Leverette — Rutgers University

Session 2.6E
Media Research: Technology, Art, Communication
Moderator — TBA

Evolutionary-Minded View of Television Genre Preferences
Peter Karl Jonason — New Mexico State University

The Biases of Media: Infotainment’s Impact on Issue Cognition and Engagement
Saman Talib — Rutgers University

Narratives of Poverty and the Working Poor in Prime-Time Television 
Crime Dramas
Heather Crandall — Washington State University, Pullman

Advertising and Product Publicity Comparison Revisited
Alex Wang — University of Connecticut

6:30-7:00 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 2.7
Screening
Moderator — TBA
A Conversation with Neil Postman
Video documentary by Toni Urbano and NYU-TV Productions — New York 
University

7:00-8:30 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 2.8
Keynote Address
Moderator — TBA
The Flouting of the First Amendment
Paul Levinson — Fordham University

8:30-9:30 pm Atrium
Reception

FRIDAY, June 24, 2005

9:30-10:00 am Pope Auditorium
Session 3.1
Featured Presentation
Moderator — TBA
Reflections on Walter Ong
Paul A. Soukup, SJ — Santa Clara University

10:00-11:00 am Pope Auditorium
Session 3.2
Featured Presentation
Moderator — TBA
Teaching Speech
Frank E. X. Dance — University of Denver

11:15 am-12:15 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 3.3
Featured Presentation
Moderator — TBA
On Media Ecology
Eric McLuhan — University of Toronto

12:15-2:00 pm Lunch

2:00-3:15 pm Breakout Sessions 3.4A-3.4E (rooms TBA)

Session 3.4A
The New Languages
Moderator — TBA

Addiction to Illusion: Media and the Evolution of Reality
Frank Zingrone — York University

Hollywood and Bollywood Storytelling in Romantic Box Office Hits: 
Similarities and Differences
Eva Kolbusz-Kijne — Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Heart of the Matter: An Exploration of the Persistence of Core Beliefs
Robert K. Blechman — St. George’s University

Media Ecology and the Arts
Faye Ran — Metropolitan College of New York

Session 3.4B
Gecyberschaft: Understanding Virtual Community as a Complete Shift in 
Society
Mary Ann Allison — New York University

Session 3.4C
Mediating Biology, Managing Environments
Moderator — TBA

Men, Women and Neuters: The Representation of Gender in Signage Pictograms
Pedro Bessa — Universidade de Aveiro
Conceição Lopes — Universidade de Aveiro

Identity Crisis: The Impact and Effect of Alias’s Sydney Bristow
Elizabeth K. Fitzgerald — Fordham University

Songs of the Humpback Whale — A Case Study in Unintended Consequences
Thomas Veltre — Wildlife Conservation Society

News Coverage on Environmental Policy Issues
J.R. Estes — Portland State University

Session 3.4D
Reassessing the Gender Biases in Menstrual Product Advertising Or, 
What’s with the Men in Menstruation?
David Linton — Marymount Manhattan College

Session 3.4E
The Political Illusion
Moderator — TBA

Josiah Bartlett, Forgive Us for Our Sins!
Albert Auster — Fordham University

Deliberative Democracy and Framing Biases of Media
Saman Talib — Rutgers University
Montague Kern — Rutgers University

Decision 2004: The Role of the Media in the 2004 Presidential Election
Deirdre Mueller — Fordham University

Howard Dean and the Internet: A Study of the Medium as a Political Tool
Jessica Knapp — Fordham University

3:30-4:45 pm Breakout Sessions 3.5A-3.5E (rooms TBA)

Session 3.5A
The Bias of Media
Moderator — TBA

Mediated: How the Media Shapes Your World and the Way You Live in It
Thomas de Zengotita — New York University

The Bias of Biases
David Sobelman — Rosefire Film Inc.

The Medium is the Message, the Bias is You
James Maroosis — Fordham University

Being and Nothingness in the Information Age
Barry Vacker — Temple University

Session 3.5B
Break, Blog, Burn
Moderator — TBA

Broken Metaphors: Blogging as Liminal Practice
Danah M. Boyd — University of California, Berkeley

 From Simmel to Weblogs: Women and Internet
Adriana Braga — Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos

Media Sociography on Weblogs
Jesper Tække — IT University of Copenhagen

Constructing Liberal Community: The Bloggers of The Majority Report
Joellen Easton — Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Session 3.5C
Neil Postman in Perspective and Retrospective
Moderator — TBA

Neil Postman and the Evangelicals
Arthur W. Hunt, III — Geneva College

Neil Postman’s Rules of Public Speaking
Janet Sternberg — Fordham University

Media Ecology as an Instrument of Exploration
Terence P. Moran — New York University

Session 3.5D
Mirrors in the Infosphere: An Integral Look at Telecommunications 
Technology, the Chakra System, and the Evolution of Planetary Consciousness
Steven Vedro — SRVedro Consulting

Session 3.5E
 From Hidden Connections to Hidden Agendas: Truth and Consequences of 
the Anti-Narrative Bias in Organizational and Professional Communication
Jean S. Mason — Ryerson University

5:00-6:15 pm Breakout Sessions 3.6A-3.6E (rooms TBA)

Session 3.6A
Media Bias Towards “Tomorrow”?
Moderator — TBA

Feminism in the New Tomorrowland
Rebecca Hains — Temple University

Full Streets, Empty Meanings, and the Protests of Tomorrow
Elisa Durrette — Internet Entrepreneur

The “Zero” Tomorrow
Barry Vacker — Temple University

Session 3.6B
Understanding New Media
Moderator — TBA

The “Cyberflesh” Dimension as the Newest Extension of Man
María de la Luz Casas Pérez — Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Cuernavaca

Love Online
Aaron Ben Ze’ev — University of Haifa

Understanding New Media: Extending McLuhan
Robert K. Logan — University of Toronto

Session 3.6C
Games People Play
Moderator — TBA

The Electronic Pitch: Fieldnotes on Television Soccer and its Collective 
Reception in Brazil
Édison Gastaldo — Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos

Golf as a Medium of Communication
Aaron Honoré — Fordham University

Games Artists Play: Interactive Narrativity and the Ludological Impulse
Ira Nayman

Spontaneous Social Play and Ludicity Design as a Strategy for Promoting 
and Defending Human Rights
Conceição Lopes — Universidade de Aveiro

Session 3.6D
The Sexual Grotesque: Pomosexuality and Robopathologies on the Web
Mark Dery — New York University

Session 3.6E
Revolt of the Mass Media
Moderator — TBA

Women as Target: Internationalization of the Women’s Magazine Industry 
in Taiwan
Ping Shaw — National Sun Yat-Sen University

Bias in Selecting Letters to the Editor? A Case Study
Marisa Torres da Silva — Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Am I Black Enough for You Baby: Can Black Management of a White-Owned 
Media Outlet Make a Difference?
Arthur H. Hayes — Fordham University

Do U.S. Mass Media Really “Massify” Our Society? What is “Mass” in Mass 
Media?
Emil Coman — Eastern Connecticut State University

6:30-8:30 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 3.7

Presentation of the 2005 MEA Awards
Janet Sternberg — Fordham University
Lance Strate — Fordham University

President’s Address
Moderator — TBA
Media Ecology in a New Key
Lance Strate — Fordham University

Performance
Media Ecology Unplugged
Bill Bly — Fordham University
John McDaid — New York University

8:30-9:30 pm Atrium
Reception

SATURDAY, June 25, 2005

9:30-10:45 am Pope Auditorium
Session 4.1
Infotainment: The Blurring of the Lines Between News and Entertainment
Moderator — Clifford G. Christians — University of Illinois, 
Urbana-Champaign
Panelists:
Michael Delli Carpini — Annenberg School for Communication
Bruce A. Williams — University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

11:00 am-12:15 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 4.2
Oh What a Blow that Carpenter Gave Me!
Moderator — Donald F. Theall — Trent University
Panelists:
Paul Heyer — Wilfrid Laurier University
Janine Marchessault — York University
Harald E.L. Prins — Kansas State University
Michael Wesch — Kansas State University

12:15-2:00 pm Lunch

2:00-3:15 pm Breakout Sessions 4.3A-4.3E (rooms TBA)

Session 4.3A
The Technological Society
Moderator — TBA

Notions of Progress
Catherine Waite Phelan — Hamilton College

The Sky Above the Port Was the Color of Television, Tuned to a Dead Channel
Barry Vacker — Temple University

Man as the Machine: Rhetorical Dimensions of The Terminator Trilogy
Stephanie Bennett — Palm Beach Atlantic University

Technology’s Broken Promise: Reflections on Social Disintegration and 
Civic Renewal
Barry D. Liss — University of Wisconsin, Marathon

Session 4.3B
Digital Imaging: Transformations in Visual Communication
Moderator — John Carey — Fordham University

Dancing Electrons vs. Engrained Silver: Technological Influences on 
Concepts of Visual Truth
Julianne H. Newton — University of Oregon

Presenting Oneself through Images: An Analysis of Online Dating Photos
Lee Humphreys — University of Pennsylvania

Digital FX in Movies
Paul Messaris — University of Pennsylvania
Jason Tocci — University of Pennsylvania

Digital Imagery and the Eye of Cinema
Stephen R. Prince — Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

The Presentation and Alteration of the Digital Self in Video Game Life
Jennifer Stromer-Galley — SUNY Albany

Transformed Social Interaction in Immersive Virtual Reality
Jeremy Bailenson — Stanford University

Session 4.3C
Iterations of Interface — A Surveillance Case Study
Paul Guzzardo — MediaARTS Alliance

Session 4.3D
The Presentation of Self and Other
Moderator — TBA

“Frenemies?”: Images of the U.S.-E.U. Relations in Asia-Pacific Media
Natalia Chaban — University of Canterbury

Community Journalism: Hope for a Society Without Heroes
Cuthbert Alexander — Fordham University

The Impact of a Small Newspaper in the Maintenance of Language and 
Culture in Piana Degli Albanesi
Eda Derhemi — University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

 From Supporting Roles to Leading Ladies
Tara Southwell — Fordham University

Session 4.3E
Visual Representations of HIV and AIDS in Africa: Culture, Metaphor and 
Society
Phyllis Dannhauser — University of Johannesburg

3:30-4:45 pm Breakout Sessions 4.4A-4.4E (rooms TBA)

Session 4.4A
Ancient Quarrels and Modern Rhetoric
Moderator — TBA

Doctus Orator of a Five-Sense or Three-Sense Sensorium?: Marshall 
McLuhan’s Media Ecology Bias and “Big Rhetoric”
Steven Reagles — Bethany Lutheran College

Epilogue to Plato: Eric Havelock and the Literate Bias
Twyla Gibson — University of Toronto

Logos: Ambiguities of Merger and Division
Corey Anton — Grand Valley State University

Kenneth Burke’s Dramatism and Media Ecology
Stephen Weinstock — Independent Scholar

Session 4.4B
Media and Mind
Moderator — TBA

The Mind Outside the Head: Media Ecology and Cognitive Science
Luiz Carlos Baptista — Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Symbolic Foundations of Language and Number
Heike Wiese — Yale University & Humboldt-Universität Berlin

ICQ as a Tool of Thought
Chin-Yunn Yang — New York University

The Third Space: A Phenomenology of Embodied Mediation
Marc Leverette — Rutgers University

Session 4.4C
Mime and Media via a Tetrad of Tetrads
Wayne Constantineau — Habitat For Humanity Canada

Session 4.4D
Faith and Contexts
Moderator — TBA

Interpreting the Eucharist in Light of Media Ratios
Kip Redick — Christopher Newport University

Connecting to Non-Present Presence: Cyberspace and the Enactment of 
Religious Ritual
Cheryl Anne Casey — New York University

René Girard as Media Ecologist?
Phil Rose — York University

Conditions of Attendance: The Idle Hand as the Father of Modern Warfare
Read Mercer Schuchardt — Marymount Manhattan College

Session 4.4E
Culture as Communication
Moderator — TBA

Media Bias and the Postmodern Sublime
Virgil Moberg — Black Hills State University

Semiotic Analysis of “The Golden Arches”
Jordan P. Curtis — SUNY Potsdam

How Television Represents America’s “Drug Problem” (and Why)
Katrina Flener — Brooklyn College, CUNY

Idleness as an Act of Resistance
Gregory Christie — New School University

5:00-6:15 pm Breakout Sessions 4.5A-4.5E (rooms TBA)

Session 4.5A
Media, Consciousness, and Culture
Moderator — TBA

McLuhan, Ong, and Muller-Thym
Fred Cheyunski — IBM Business Consulting Services

Ecriture Aeshetics: The Literate Contours of Art-Cinema Narration
Sheila J. Nayar — Greensboro College

Signed Orality
Pamela Miele — Fordham University

The Eighteenth Brumaire of Marshall McLuhan
Marc Leverette — Rutgers University

Session 4.5B
The Pragmatics of Media Ecology
Moderator — TBA

Physician-Patient Communication and Technology: The Changing Face of 
Medicine
Gretchen Norling — University of West Florida

Media Ecology as a Possible Theoretical Framework for Production Research
Susan Jacobson — Temple University

The Problem with Mediation in Educational Computing
Hui-mei Justina Hsu — University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Karen Ann Ferneding — University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Digital Technology and Social Change
Rex Miller — University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Session 4.5C
Labyrinth as Medium
Patricia O. Keeler — Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Session 4.5D
Rights and Copyrights
Moderator — TBA

Free Speech and Reporting on Rights: Canadian Newspaper Treatment of 
Hate Propaganda Legislation
Lysanne Louter — Brock University

Appropriation Art, Fair Use, and Structuralist Notions of Authorship
Clay Guinn — University of Houston

What Edelman’s Image Ownership Argument Can Teach Media Ecology
Frederick Wasser — Brooklyn College, CUNY

Session 4.5E
News After 9/11
Moderator — TBA

War as Entertainment: Television News Coverage of the War in Iraq
Michelle Pulaski Behling — Pace University

Framing, Network News, and the War on Terrorism
Toni O’Dell — University of Houston

The Whole World is Watching, But So What? A Frame Analysis of Newspaper 
Coverage of Antiwar Protest
Ronald Bishop — Drexel University

Core Concern: Structural Imperialism and the Impact of September 11 on 
U.S. Coverage of International News
Jack Rosenberry — St. John Fisher College

6:30-7:30 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 4.6
Screening
Moderator — Frank Zingrone — York University
A rare recording of Marshall McLuhan at the 1965 Buffalo Spring Festival 
of the Arts

7:30-8:30 pm Pope Auditorium
Session 4.7
Featured Presentation
Moderator — Harald E.L. Prins — Kansas State University
Explorations with McLuhan
Edmund S. Carpenter

8:30-9:30 pm (room TBA)
Reception

SUNDAY, June 25, 2005

9:30-11:30 am Pope Auditorium
Session 5.1
MEA Business Meeting
Moderator — Thomas F. Gencarelli — Montclair State University
All are welcome to attend

11:15 am-1:00 pm
Session 5.2
Writing as a Creative Activity: Writers Discuss Their Medium
Moderator — Meir Z. Ribalow — Fordham University
Panelists:
Marleen Barr — Fordham University
Bill Bly — Fordham University
Leslie Carroll — Author
Paul Levinson — Fordham University
John McDaid — New York University
Douglas Rushkoff — New York University

1:00-1:15 pm
Convention Adjourns

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Convention activities will take place at Fordham University’s Lincoln 
Center campus in midtown Manhattan, located at
113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023
Directions to campus <http://tinyurl.com/4huww>
Map of campus area <http://tinyurl.com/3wn6j>

Accommodations will be handled by participants on an individual basis. 
No particular hotel is recommended nor are any hotel discounts offered 
for the Convention. A list of convenient hotels and hostels will be 
available on the MEA Web site. Note that this year’s Convention starts 
on Wednesday afternoon, June 22 and ends on Sunday afternoon, June 26.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Convention Fees for MEA Members
   US $40 Member Registration
   US $20 Student Registration (full-time student ID required)
Convention Fees for Non-Members
   US $60 Convention Registration Only
   US $25 Student Convention Registration Only (full-time student ID 
required)
Membership Fees
(January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005)
   US $60 Membership
   US $30 Student Membership (full-time student ID required)

Questions? Contact the Convention Coordinators

Janet Sternberg
Dept. of Communication and Media Studies
Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458-9993
718-817-4855 voice | 718-817-4868 fax
netberg {at} compuserve.com

Lance Strate
Dept. of Communication and Media Studies
Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458-9993
718-817-4864 voice | 718-817-4868 fax
strate {at} fordham.edu

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