BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//ChamberMaster//Event Calendar 2.0//EN METHOD:PUBLISH X-PUBLISHED-TTL:P3D REFRESH-INTERVAL:P3D CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYMONTH=3;BYDAY=+2SU DTSTART:20070101T000000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:Eastern Daylight Time END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYMONTH=11;BYDAY=+1SU DTSTART:99991231T000000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:Eastern Standard Time END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20200128T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20200128T120000 X-MICROSOFT-CDO-ALLDAYEVENT:FALSE SUMMARY:Social Media in the Age of Misinformation\, Part 2 DESCRIPTION:Join technologist and digital media scholar An Xiao Mina for a global exploration of internet memes as agents of pop culture\, politics\, protest\, and propaganda on- and offline. Based on her new book\, Memes to Movements: How the World’s Most Viral Mediais Changing Social Protest and Power (Beacon Press\, January 2019)\, Mina uses social media-driven movements to unpack the mechanics of memes and how they operate to reinforce\, amplify\, and shape today’s politics.\n\nCrucially\, Mina reveals how\, in parts of the world where public dissent is downright dangerous\, memes can belie contentious political opinions that would incur drastic consequences if expressed outright. She finds that the “silly” stuff of meme culture—the photo remixes\, the selfies\, the YouTube songs\, and the pun-tastic hashtags—are fundamentally intertwined with how we find and affirm one another\, direct attention to human rights and social justice issues\, build narratives\, and make culture. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:Join technologist and digital media scholar An Xiao Mina for a global exploration of internet memes as agents of pop culture\, politics\, protest\, and propaganda on- and offline. Based on her new book\, Memes to Movements: How the World’s Most Viral Mediais Changing Social Protest and Power (Beacon Press\, January 2019)\, Mina uses social media-driven movements to unpack the mechanics of memes and how they operate to reinforce\, amplify\, and shape today’s politics.\n\nCrucially\, Mina reveals how\, in parts of the world where public dissent is downright dangerous\, memes can belie contentious political opinions that would incur drastic consequences if expressed outright. She finds that the “silly” stuff of meme culture—the photo remixes\, the selfies\, the YouTube songs\, and the pun-tastic hashtags—are fundamentally intertwined with how we find and affirm one another\, direct attention to human rights and social justice issues\, build narratives\, and make culture. LOCATION: UID:e.1224.125104 SEQUENCE:3 DTSTAMP:20200806T074727Z URL:https://members.asist.org/events/Details/social-media-in-the-age-of-misinformation-part-2-140015?sourceTypeId=Hub END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR