Interactive Futures: Young People’s Mediated Lives in the Asia Pacific and Beyond
A conference hosted by the Consortium for Youth, Generations and Culture, Sociology, Monash University, the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research, Griffith University and support from the Monash Asia Institute
This conference explores young people’s engagement with new modes of mediated communication, self‐expression and culture‐making across the Asia Pacific and beyond. It will map young people’s mediated lives in the region, consider implications for citizenship, ethics, political & cultural agency and social bonds, and generate debate about the ways emplacement, embodiment, and location shape youth access to and practices with media—new and old, virtual and material.
Associate Professor Sun Sun Lim (CommunicationsandNewMedia,NationalUniversityofSingapore);
Dr Paul Hodkinson(Sociology, University of Surrey);
Professor Neil Selwyn (Education, Monash University)
We invite papers that explore:
- how young people interact with new and old media to actively produce and consume local and transnational youth cultures, social identities and collective experience;
- how localized media practices shape experiences and expectations of youth, including notions of transition to adult‐hood, gendered and raced identities, citizenship, and political practices.
- inequalities/diﬀerences in access and use, for example, in relation to class, gender, sexuality, ability, and place;
- everyday management of mediated lives(sexting, gaming, online activism, everyday uses of social media);
- collective meaning‐making through media( community building, cosmopolitanism, sociality, political engagement);
- ethical and methodological challenges in researching youth media cultures.
- how the everyday media practices of youth become more long‐term projects, providing a platform for the articulation of post‐youth identities.
Please send paper proposals( no more than 200 words) with your aﬃliation details and email address no later than Friday June 27th, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Paper Proposal for Interactive Futures” in the subject line. Presenters will be notified via email in July.
Formoreinformation andregistrationgoto http://artsonline.monash.edu/ifc2014
Monday 1st & Tuesday 2nd December, 2014
Where: MonashUniversity Caulfield Campus, Melbourne
Call for Papers: Embodiments and Inhabitations -The 6th Asian Australian Identities (AAI6) conference of the Asian Australian Studies Research Network
MAI is pleased to announce that we support the 6th Asian Australian Identities Conference of the … Continue reading Call for Papers: Embodiments and Inhabitations -The 6th Asian Australian Identities (AAI6) conference of the Asian Australian Studies Research Network
Focus Theme Inaugural Seminar: Key issues on Diversity, Mobility and Inclusion for Trans-Asian approaches
Monash Asia Institute Focus Theme Inaugural Seminar Key issues on Diversity, Mobility and Inclusion for … Continue reading Focus Theme Inaugural Seminar: Key issues on Diversity, Mobility and Inclusion for Trans-Asian approaches
Welcome! New academic staffs joined Monash!
MAI warmly welcome three new academic staffs (on Indonesia and Korea) * Herb Feith Professor … Continue reading Welcome! New academic staffs joined Monash!
Visiting Scholar (South Asia Diaspora International Researchers’ Network)
Dr Maryam Mirza is a visiting researcher at SADIRN and Monash Asia Institute from 20 … Continue reading Visiting Scholar (South Asia Diaspora International Researchers’ Network)
My Place, My Story
My Place, My Story is a short story competition for emerging writers of all ages … Continue reading My Place, My Story
Book based on a MAI Conference published!
An edited volume, Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia, has been just published. It is … Continue reading Book based on a MAI Conference published!
“From Asia Literacy to Australia Literacy” successfully started
The inaugural seminar of the new public seminar series, From Asia Literacy to Australia Literacy, … Continue reading “From Asia Literacy to Australia Literacy” successfully started
MAI Awarded Australia-Japan Foundation Grant 2016-2017
Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) Grant Round 2016-17 Project title: Migrant Diplomacy: Exchange between Immigration Museum … Continue reading MAI Awarded Australia-Japan Foundation Grant 2016-2017
MONASH ASIA INSTITUTE BULLETIN AUGUST 2016
MAI BULLETIN AUGUST 2016 From the MAI Director’s Desk Second semester has just begun. Please … Continue reading MONASH ASIA INSTITUTE BULLETIN AUGUST 2016
Trans-Asia as method: Exploring new potentials of “trans-Asian” approaches
Call for papers International Conference Trans-Asia as method Exploring new potentials of “trans-Asian” … Continue reading Trans-Asia as method: Exploring new potentials of “trans-Asian” approaches
See the forthcoming events & news in the MAI MARCH 2017 BULLETIN
Launch of SADIRN at Monash University
Launch of SADIRN at Monash University On May 2nd, the Writers and Their World Seminars, … Continue reading Launch of SADIRN at Monash University