CFP: Radical Media In Chicago (no deadline noted; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Macek
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

CFP: Radical Media In Chicago ( Society for Cinema and Media Studies =
Conference, Chicago, IL, 3/8-3/11/07)
>From progressive magazine In These Times to the radical radio show This is =
Hell, from the thriving Chicago IndyMedia website to the cable access TV =
show Labor Beat and political documentaries by Kartemquin films, Chicago =
is home a wealth of radical and alternative media. Yet, such challenges =
from below to the hegemony of the corporate media rarely receive the =
attention they deserve from media scholars. This panel invites papers that =
examine the politics and/or economics of radical media making in Chicago =
(either past or present) and that detail the successes (and failures) of =
various Chicago-based radical media experiments. =20
Sponsored by the Caucus on Class
Send, title, complete contact information and a 150-word abstract to Steve =
Macek at shmacek_at_noctrl.edu

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cfp categories: 
humanities_computing_and_the_internet