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378. Old Labor and New Media

Wednesday, 6 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 608, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Alison Shonkwiler, Rhode Island Coll.

1. "America Needs Indians: Representations of Native Americans in Counterculture Narrative and the Roots of Digital Utopianism," Lisa Nakamura, Univ of Illinois, Urbana

2. "The Eyes of Real Labor and the Illusions of Virtual Reality," Matt Goodwin, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

3. "Digital Voices: Representations of Migrant Workers in Dubai and Los Angeles," Anne Cong-Huyen, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

Responding: Seth Perlow, Cornell Univ.


  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • General Literature – Film, Television, and Other Media

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