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2014 Program

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2014-06-22 • Sunday


05:00 – 06:00 PM

  • Cocktails & Gathering of Friends: Greeting, meetings, and general good cheer

06:00 – 07:00 PM • Dinner Hosted by University of Rhode Island

07:00 PM • Welcome, announcements & self introductions

  • Roxanne O’Connell, Roger Williams University
  • Renee Hobbes, University of Rhode Island

2014-06-23 • Monday


08:00 – 09:00 AM • Breakfast

09:00 – 10:30 AM • Creating Identity through the Image

Chair: Trischa Goodnow, Oregon State University

  • The Visual Codification of Normality – Non-Iconic Images – Alessa Katharina Paluch, Freie Universitat Berlin
  • The Picture of Fatherhood – Jessica Troilo, West Virginia University
  • Driving Identity: Stick Figure Families as Transportation Decoration – Marjorie Yambor, Western Kentucky University

10:30 – 10:45 AM • Break

10:45 – 12:00 PM • The Visual and Place

Chair: Stuart Kaplan, Lewis and Clark College

  • Why doesn’t legal innovation protect artistic innovation? Moral rights from Titled Arc to 5POINTZ – Melanie Hayes, University of Guelph
  • How Thousands of Images Define People and Place: Applying Auto-Photography to Instagram – Len Cooper, University of Mount Union
  • The Berlin Holocaust Memorial as Chaotic Rhetoric – Trischa Goodnow, Oregon State University

PechaKucha:  (6 min 40 sec) • Images of Insanity – Mark Lipton, University of Guelph

NOON – 01:00 PM • Lunch

01:00 – 02:15 PM • Image as Perception Creation

Chair: Bob Britten, WVU

  • From Banality to Virality: How Images Move from a Personal Moment to a Collective Memory – Julie Snyder-Yuly, University of Utah
  • Harlot or Heroine: Legacy of Women in History and in Words – Marilyn Starrett, MSU Denver

02:15 – 03:15 PM • Issue Oriented Images

Chair: Sheree Josephson, Weber State University

  • Evaluating Issue-Oriented Video Journalism Techniques – Natalia Jacquez, Richard Schaefer, University of New Mexico
  • The Mediated Visualization of Shame and Pride: News Images of Same-Sex Marriage in the Alternative and Mainstream Press of New Zealand – Linda Jean Kenix, University of Canterbury
  • Campaigns For and Against Same-Sex Marriage in the United States: A Visual Content Analysis – Dyann Diercks, University of Wyoming

03:15 – 03:30 PM • Break

03:30 – 5:00 PM • Images and the Changing World

Chair: Conrad Smith, University of Wyoming

  • Of Symbolic Power and Big Data: Instagram & the Disruption of Media Photography in the 21st Century – Erik Palmer, Southern Oregon University
  • Visual Expression from Private Data – Eugene Park, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • “Media: Keep Out” – Anniversary News Images of Sandy Hook in Comparison with Other Disaster Coverage – Bob Britten, WVU
  • The Visual Rhetoric of Climate Change Apartheid – Stuart Kaplan, Lewis and Clark College

05:00 PM – No host Social Hour

06:00 – 07:00 PM • Dinner

08:30 – 10:00 PM • Night Viewing 

  • Exploring Namibia: A journey through Community-Based Conservation and Tourism – Barbara Sandick, University of Wyoming

2014-06-24 • Tuesday


08:00  – 09:00 AM • Breakfast

09:00  – 10:00 AM • Screening

  • Mr Pruitt’s Possum Town: Trouble and Resilience in the American South – Berkeley Hudson, University of Missouri

10:00  – 10:30 AM • Reimagining the Narrative

Chair: 

  • Lessons in Teaching Iconicity – Roxanne O’Connell, Roger Williams University
  • The Jockey: Feature News or Eye Candy? – Michael Scully, Roger Williams University

10:30 – 10:45 AM • Break

10:45 – 12:00 AM • Screening

  • Old Pictures, New Experiences – Kim Komenich, San Jose State University

12:00 – 01:30 PM • Lunch

*** AFTERNOON AND EVENING OFF ***
(NO evening meal available at Whispering Pines)


2014-06-25 • Wednesday


08:00 – 09:00 AM • Breakfast

09:00 – 10:30 AM • Social Science and the Visual

Chair: Marjorie Yambor, Western Kentucky University

  • The Effects of Photo Manipulation on Non-Rational Processing: Consumers’ Responses to Advertising – Allison Lazard, University of Texas at Austin
  • How Audio Cues Shift Visual Attention in a Second-Screen Environment – Sheree Josephson, Weber State University
  • Content Analysis of Youth Media: Creating a Media Literacy Scheme – Jonathan Friesen and Morgan Jaffee, University of Rhode Island

PechaKucha:  (6 min 40 sec) Marilyn Starrett

10:30 – 10:45 AM • Break

10:45 – 12:00 PM • What You See Is What You Get: Global Community and the Environment

Chair: Renee Hobbs, University of Rhode Island

  • Hidden in the Leaves: Visualizing the Invisible Threat – Mary Healey Jamiel, University of Rhode Island
  • A Kaleidoscope of Climate Change Images: Engaging People in Adaptation to Impacts – Judith Swift, University of Rhode Island
  • The Gallery of Global Photography as a Tool for Building Global Community – Joanne Mundorf, University of Rhode Island
  • An Analysis of Fog and Haze Pictures in the People’s Daily – Shengdong Lin, Xiamin University
  • Visualization and Sustainable Communities – Norbert Mundorf, University of Rhode Island

12:00 – 01:00 PM • Lunch

PechaKucha:  (6 min 40 sec) Bob Britten

01:10 – 03:00 PM • The Image and Rhetoric

Chair: Mark Lipton, University of Guelph

  • Visual Apologia in an Age of Mediated Scandal – Terence Check, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University
  • “The Skutnik” as Visual Epideictic in State of the Union Addresses – Anthony Arrigo, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
  • Decoding Illustrations Rooted in “The Rhetoric of the Picturesque” – Conrad Smith, University of Wyoming
  • Ubiquitous Objects as a Vehicle for Visual Propaganda: A Case Study of Nazi-Era Postage Stamps – Joanne Mundorf, University of Rhode Island

03:00 – 03:15 PM • Break

03:15 – 04:45 PM • The Image and Place

Chair: Marilyn Starrett, MSU Denver

  • Bilingual Typography in Globalized Middle East Culture:  Study of the Linguistic Landscape of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Shayna Blum, Dar Al Hekma University
  • Colonizing the Mind: Visual Rhetoric that Constructs the CyberIdentity of African Diasporic Communities – Clarissa Walker, University of Rhode Island
  • The Happiest Map on Earth: A Visual Rhetorical Analysis of Disneyland’s Guidemap – Travis Cox, Texas A&M University
  • Detroit Resurgent and an Extraordinary Document of Our World – Part 2 – Howard Bossen, Michigan State University

PechaKucha:  (6 min 40 sec)

05:00 PM – Cocktails

06:00 PM • Lobster Boil Sponsored by Roger Williams University

Evening • Campfire Stories and S’mores


2014-06-26 • Thursday


08:00 – 09:00 AM • Breakfast

09:00 – 10:30 AM

  • Town Hall Meeting

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