New Media/Social Change symposium questions the impact “new media” (social, network, digital) have had on cultural and political formations and practices and how this impact relates to area studies. Leading scholars from across the U.S. and Europe, along with prominent U-M faculty, address the following:
- How have new media changed the way world regions function and are imagined?
- How have new media reshaped the study of international questions and locations?
- How may news media and other reporters of news be put at risk by changing technologies and practices?