Media, Aesthetics, Representation: Theorizing Suffering, Expertise, and Other Public Claims

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: 304
RC16 Sociological Theory (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Matthias REVERS, University at Albany, USA, Fuyuki KURASAWA, York University, Canada and Vikki BELL, Goldsmiths University, United Kingdom
Media Metacommentary and the Performance of Expertise (Oral Presentation)
Ronald JACOBS, University at Albany, USA; Eleanor TOWNSLEY, Mount Holyoke College, USA

Images & Ethics in Contemporary Argentina: The Art of Post-Dictatorship (Oral Presentation)
Vikki BELL, Goldsmiths University, United Kingdom

Suffering and Aesthetic Identification in Cosmopolitan Cinema (Oral Presentation)
Maria ROVISCO, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Considering Looking: Political Spectatorship Distinct from Action (Distributed Paper)
Danielle TASCHEREAU MAMERS, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Representation on the Experience of Suffering in Urban Space: Wall Murals in Belfast (Distributed Paper)
Norie FUKUI, Kyushu University, Japan

The Algorithmic Shift: Theorizing the Social Implications of Big Data and Crowdsourcing (Oral Presentation)
Fuyuki KURASAWA, York University, Canada

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