Media Soc Symposium

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago in 2021!

The 2020 Media Sociology Symposium was to have been held at UC Berkeley this August 7th sponsored by the UC Berkeley ISSI, Emerald Studies in Media and Communications, and CITAMS in tandem with the ASA and AEJMC meetings in San Francisco.

The invited keynote was David Bamman at the UC Berkeley I School. In addition, the event was to have featured the CITAMS’s Chair’s Panel: Work @ a Crossroads: Opportunities, Challenges & Inequalities of Digital Work organized by Anabel Quan-Haase and Christo Sims with panelists TL Taylor, Lilly Irani, Christoph Lutz, Gemma Newlands, and Alex Miltsov. Panels were planned on a variety of topics related to media, technology, and society.

Publications are underway in lieu of the event (cancelled due to COVID-19).

2020 Organizing Committee Members (in alphabetical order): Wenhong Chen, Ken Kambara, Laura Robinson, Jeremy Schulz, Ian Sheinheit, & Julie Wiest

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Thank you to our sponsors!




For more information on the Media Sociology Preconference held from 2013 until 2019 see the Spring 2018 CITAMS Newsletter