Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 10/Oct/2018
8:00am
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5:00pm
Registration
9:00am
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12:30pm
Workshop-01: The Medium as Message and Messenger
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Workshop-02: Media Cloud: Open Source Tools for Researching Digital News Ecosystems
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Workshop-03: Exploring the Shifting Sands: Accounting for Evolution during Analysis of Data from Social Media Platforms
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Workshop-04: Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory for Networked Intimate Publics
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
 
9:00am
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5:30pm
Workshop-05: The Cultural Life of Machine Learning: An Incursion into Critical AI Studies
Location: Non-Sheraton Based Program
Workshop-06: Doctoral Colloquium
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Workshop-07: The Museum of Random Memory: A Critical Data Literacy Workshop + Exhibition
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Workshop-08: Digital Methods
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Workshop-09: Going live: Exploring live digital technologies and live streaming practices
Location: Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology
10:30am
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11:00am
Break
12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch
2:00pm
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5:30pm
Workshop-10: A primer in automating visual social media
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Workshop-11: Early Career Scholars
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Workshop-12: A Learning Expedition Through Montreal's Third Places
Location: Non-Sheraton Based Program
   
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Break
6:00pm
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7:00pm
Welcome: Welcome Reception
Location: UQAM
7:00pm
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8:30pm
KEYNOTE: White Supremacy - It's Not Just for People Anymore
Location: UQAM
Date: Thursday, 11/Oct/2018
8:00am
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4:45pm
Registration
9:00am
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10:30am
Panel-01: Drug markets and anonymizing technologies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Panel-02: Politics, Activism and Trolling on the Russian Internet
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: jeremy hunsinger
Panel-03: Transnational and Post Humanistic Perspectives on Human-Machine Communication
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Chair: Jason Edward Archer
Panel-04: More Than Meets The Eyes: The Lens of Visibility in Internet Research
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Tim Highfield
PaperSession-01: Ambivalent Affordances: Women, Harassment and Empowerment Online
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Megan Sapnar Ankerson
PaperSession-02: Affect, Community and the (dis)Connectivities of Queer Digital Media Practices
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Jessalynn Keller
PaperSession-03: Big Data, Platform Power and Citizenship
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: danah boyd
PaperSession-04: Politics, Joy and Resistance in Black Cyberculture(s)
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom Centre
Chair: Sarah Florini
PaperSession-05: Streaming as transnational industrial and cultural logic in television, music, film, and publishing
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Chair: Amber M. Buck
 
10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee break
11:00am
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12:30pm
Fishbowl-01: Material Impact
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Panel-05: Mobile Technology and Access: Four material approaches that re-contextualize the digital divide
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Jason Farman
Panel-06: Asking Questions of Digital Culture: Exploring Vernacular Culture Via Web Archives
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Panel-07: Computing Anxiety
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom Centre
PaperSession-06: Space, Place and Materialities of the Digital
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Steve Jones
PaperSession-07: Viral videos, the YouTube 'adpocalypse' and creative labour in social media
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
PaperSession-08: Trolls, Leakers, Vigilantes
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Adrienne Massanari
PaperSession-09: Value(s) of Privacy
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Nicholas John
Roundtable-01: Online Advertising: Digital marketing meets analog materialities
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Roundtable-02: Platforms as the new infrastructure? Interrogating the “infrastructure turn” in Internet studies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch - On Your Own
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Panel-08: When, Where, and How is Digital Sound?
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Panel-09: Contested Infrastructures
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
PaperSession-10: Labour, Production and Consumption in Digital Culture Industries
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Aleena Chia
PaperSession-11: Transnational Practices of/in Digital Networks
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Tracey P. Lauriault
PaperSession-12: Infrastructures: Theory and Comparative Historical Materialities
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
PaperSession-13: Politics, Power and Internet Policy
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Fenwick McKelvey
PaperSession-14: Memologies
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom Centre
Chair: Jeff Hemsley
Roundtable-03: Making sense of visuality, digitality and culture: Moodboard as method
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Roundtable-04: Digital Materialities and their environmental damages
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Working Group-01
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Coffee break
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Experimental-01: Supporting Academic Workers Targeted for Harassment: An Information Sharing and Strategy (Un)Workshop
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Panel-10: Countermeasures And Responses To Misinformation And Manipulation Online
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Alice E. Marwick
Panel-11: The Cultures, Politics, And Economies Of Social Media Influencers
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Nora Addario Draper
Panel-12: Global Platforms, Local Censorship: Internet Governance as a Threat to Free Speech
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Chair: Anja Bechmann
PaperSession-15: Algorithms and Identity
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Stefanie Duguay
PaperSession-16: Platform Governance and Moderation
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
PaperSession-17: Twitch and Gaming
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Alison Harvey
PaperSession-18: Assemblages of the Socio-Technical I
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Roundtable-05: Association of Darknet Researchers
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 
5:45pm
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6:30pm
Refreshment Break
6:30pm
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8:00pm
Plenary: Transnational Materialities and the Future of Critical Internet Studies
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom West

Date: Friday, 12/Oct/2018
8:00am
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4:00pm
Registration
9:00am
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10:30am
Experimental-02: Doing Postphenomenology in Internet Studies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Fishbowl-02: Internet Struggles and Their Military Legacies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Panel-13: Making Meaning From “Fake News” And Disinformation: Creation, Dissemination, And Solutions To The Problem
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Fabio Giglietto
Panel-14: Media Archaeologies of Intimacy
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Paul Byron
PaperSession-19: Intermedia/tions
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Kath Albury
PaperSession-20: Epistemologies / Ontologies / Methodologies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Guillaume Latzko-Toth
PaperSession-21: Infrastructures II: Im/Materialities
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
PaperSession-22: Gaming and Fandom
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Shira Chess
Roundtable-06: Ethics On AoIR: A Practice Oriented Visionquest
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee break
11:00am
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12:30pm
Experimental-03: Visual Social Media Pedagogies-in-Practice
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Fishbowl-03: The Risks and Rewards of Public Scholarship: Studying the Internet and Becoming its Fodder
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Panel-15: A Division Of Labor: The Role Of Big Data Analysis In The Repertoire Of Internet Research Methods
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Andrew James Iliadis
Panel-16: Revisiting Perpetual Contact: Global Voices On The Connective Potentials And Constraints Of Mobile Media
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Chair: Adriana Araujo de Souza e Silva
PaperSession-23: Agents, Actants and AI
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Christian Djeffal
PaperSession-24: Properties of Regulation and Governance
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
PaperSession-25: Materialities / Spatialities / Temporalities
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Tero Jukka Karppi
PaperSession-26: Cultures of Production
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Roundtable-07: On haptics, touch, and the internet
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch - On Your Own
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Fishbowl-04: Disclosing in a Digital Culture: Rethinking Sexual Violence, Technology, and the #MeToo Movement
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Panel-17: Economies Of Authenticity
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Anders Fagerjord
Panel-18: When Contexts Collapse: Audiences, affordances and affective relations
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
PaperSession-27: Ontologies of "Manipulation"
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Michael Zimmer
PaperSession-28: The Work of Identity on Social Media Platforms
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Patricia A Aufderheide
PaperSession-29: Transnational Materialities of Informational Capital(ism)
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Kylie Jarrett
PaperSession-30: Digital Indigeneities
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Cindy Tekobbe
Roundtable-08: Networked Labor
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Working Group-02
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Panel-19: The Politics of Algorithms: Ethical Algorithmic Data Collection in Medical and Educational Contexts
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Charles Ess
Panel-20: Social Ontology in Big Data Organizing
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
PaperSession-31: Frameworks, framing and reframing: Shifts and discourses in journalism and (social) media
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Shawn Walker
PaperSession-32: Assemblages of the Socio-Technical II
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Luca Rossi
PaperSession-33: YouTube, young people, and children
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Tama Leaver
PaperSession-34: Social Media Practices of "Addiction", survival and well-being
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
PaperSession-35: Social Mediations of the Political I
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Roundtable-09: Forms of Materiality in Digital Communities
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Roundtable-10: Trolls, Stalkers, and Flamers, Oh My! Revisiting Ethical Decision-Making Internet Research in Light of Ever-Changing Online Practices
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
4:00pm
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8:00pm
Experimental-04: Museum of Random Memory: A critical data literacy exhibition / intervention
Location: Concordia
Date: Saturday, 13/Oct/2018
8:00am
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3:30pm
Registration
9:00am
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10:30am
Fishbowl-05: Race & Racism In Internet Research: Fishbowl With The Center For Critical Race And Digital Studies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Panel-21: Governing but ungoverned: Algorithmic management from NewsFeeds to Network Neutrality
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Panel-22: Intimacies and digital media infrastructures
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Chair: MaryElizabeth Luka
PaperSession-36: Materialities of Networks in Formation
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Chad Van De Wiele
PaperSession-37: Social Media/tions of the Political II
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Amy Johnson
PaperSession-38: Materialities of Digital Labour
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: T.L. Taylor
PaperSession-39: Materializing Activism, Publics and Counterpublics
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Robert William Gehl
Roundtable-11: Pictogramic Cultures And Economies On The Internet
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Roundtable-12: Social Media Users' Privacy Expectations and the Ethics of Using Their Data by Third Parties
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee break
11:00am
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12:30pm
Experimental-05: Digital Critical Race Mixtape
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Experimental-06: Future Imaginaries of the Internet: Playing "The Thing From the Future"
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Panel-23: The Matter of Queer Intimacies
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Mélanie Millette
PaperSession-40: Digital Activism and Politics
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Stefania Milan
PaperSession-41: Performing Tech Cultures
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Stuart Cunningham
PaperSession-42: Configurations of Affect, Privacy and Community
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Anna Jobin
PaperSession-43: Joining up, joining in - the vagaries of Facebook
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Anna Lauren Hoffmann
Roundtable-13: Social Media Bots, Trolls, and Cyborgs Round Table: Implications for Research
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Roundtable-14: Transnational Communities of Practice: The Value Regimes of ‘Indie’ and Sustainable Game Development in Canada and Australia
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch - On Your Own
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Fishbowl-06: Teaching ethics
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Panel-24: Netflix at the Nexus: Transnational Viewer Practices in Streaming Television
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Panel-25: Transnational Intimacies And Invasions
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Katrin Tiidenberg
PaperSession-44: Social Mediations of the Political III
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Chair: Jennifer Stromer-Galley
PaperSession-45: Digital Governmentalities of the Everyday
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Holly Kruse
PaperSession-46: Temporalities
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: D.E. Wittkower
PaperSession-47: Family, Youth and the Quotidian Practices of Social Media
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Lynn Schofield Clark
Roundtable-15: The path to a social and ethical IoT
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Roundtable-16: Kicking the Black Box: The Perils and Promise of Algorithm Auditing
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
4:00pm
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5:30pm
AGM
7:00pm
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10:00pm
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