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The Transmedia Generation: Spreadable Media, Fan Activism, and Participatory Learning

January 10, 2013

Screen Culture Research Group Presents A Public Talk by Henry Jenkins (University of Southern California)

 

Where: Hall Building, Room 767 

When: January 10, 2013 18:00 

 

Henry Jenkins is Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts, and Education at the University of Southern California. He is author of Convergence Culture (2006), Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers (2006), The Wow Climax (2006), Textual Poachers (1992), and What Made Pistachio Nuts? (1992), and co-author of Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture (2009).  He has edited numerous volumes and, most recently, has written with Sam Ford and Joshua Green Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture (2013). This event is sponsored by the Concordia University Research Chair in Communication Studies, the Concordia University Research Chair in Media and Contemporary Literature, the Canada Research Chair in Game Studies and Design, and Technology, Art and Games (TAG). For more information, contact Charles Acland (Communication Studies) at c.acland@concordia.ca

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