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Annual DCC Conference - Digital Media and the Future(s) of Democracy

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge (1st Floor)


9:00-9:15 am // Welcoming Remarks

Rogers Smith (Director, Penn DCC) and Michael X. Delli Carpini (Dean, Annenberg School for Communication)

9:15-10:45 am // Panel 1: Democracy, Development and State Building in the Digital Media

Chair: Guobin Yang (Communication and Sociology, UPenn)
Lisa Poggiali (Penn DCC Postdoctoral Fellow)
Zeynep Tufekci (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Discussant: Marwan Kraidy (Communication, UPenn)

11:00 am-12:30 pm // Panel 2: Citizenship, Engagement & Digital Media

Chair: Michael X. Delli Carpini (Communication, UPenn)
Daniel Kreiss
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Daniela Stockmann (Leiden University)
Discussant: Victor Pickard (Communication, UPenn)

1:30-3:00 pm // Panel 3: Governance & Digital Media

Chair: Nikhil Anand
Paula Chakravartty
(New York University)
Jennifer Pan (Stanford University)
Discussant: Jacque deLisle (Penn Law)

3:15-4:45 pm // Panel 4: Gender, Digital Media, and Democratic Development

Chair: Sharrona Pearl (Communication, UPenn)
Rena Bivens
(Carleton University)
Lisa McLaughlin (Miami University)
Discussant: Nancy Hirschmann (Political Science, UPenn)

4:45-5:00 pm // Concluding discussion and remarks

5:00-6:00 pm // Reception