Schedule 2015

Friday, 15 May 2015


Laikwan Pang, “The Social, the Private, and the Political: The Use of Social Media in Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement”

Thomas Lamarre, “Everyday Media Comportment: Living Between Infrastructure”

Saturday, 16 May 2015

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PANEL 1: Informality

Amit Rai, “Porting Affects, Embedding Timescales: Diagramming Ecologies of Sensation in India’s Digital Cultures”

Joshua Neves, “Porting the South: Piracy and/as Political Society”

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM LUNCH

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PANEL 2: Logistics

Eng-Beng Lim, “Future Island: Architecture, Infrastructure, and Queer Discipline”

Kay Dickinson, “Every Port in a Storm: A Logistics, Re-Exportation and Free Zoning of Cinema”

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM COFFEE BREAK

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM PANEL 3: Mediation

Kajri Jain, “Gods in the Time of Automobility”

Yuriko Furuhata, “Pre-Medium Condition: The Geopolitics of Japanese Expanded Cinema in the 1960s-1970s”

Sunday, 17 May 2015

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PANEL 4: Performance

Weihong Bao, “Staging in the Age of Mass Mobility: Hong Shen and the Porting of Social Effects”

Michelle Cho, “Porting Politics: The Cosmo-logics of ‘Hip Hop for the World’”

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM LUNCH

1:30 PM – 4:15 PM PANEL 5: (Im)Portability

Xiao Liu, “The Curious Case of a Robot Doctor: Labor, Artificial Intelligence, and the Interface”

Sang-gil Lee and Tae-jin Yoon, “Watching Moving Images on Mobile Devices: Experiences of Youth in Seoul”

Marc Steinberg, “Im-portable Media”

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM COFFEE BREAK

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM ROUNDTABLE: Porting Asia