IAC Graduate Conference Program Invitation

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All students and faculty are invited to attend the IAC Graduate Conference Program on January 25, from 9:15am to 5:30pm. This is an excellent way to see what IAC graduate students are doing and get insight into Graduate School. A detailed schedule is provided below, we hope to see you there!

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Graduate CRIDC Program
Friday, January 25, 2019, Room 102, Hall Building

9:15 am: Breakfast

9:45 am: Welcome: Mario Bianchini (History and Sociology), Chair, Ivan Allen College Graduate Student Advisory Board

9:55 – 11:15 am: Technology Policies

Chair: Kera Allen (History and Sociology)

Royce Collins (History and Sociology): Discriminatory Technologies and the Federal – Aid Highway Act of 1956

Seokbeom Kwon (Public Policy): Does Antitrust Regulation of Patent Monopoly Promote Innovation?

Seokkyun Woo (Public Policy): Why Do They Stand on the “Shoulder of the Tumbling Giants”?: Empirical Analysis of Citation Patterns of Scientific Teams Based on Retracted Academic Articles

11:15 – 11:20 am: Break

11:20 am – 12:10 pm: Technical Innovations  

Chair: Talia Capozzoli (Public Policy)

Daniel Schiff (Public Policy): Out of the Laboratory and into the Classroom:

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Anthony Harding (Economics): Bright Lights, Safe Nights?: The Impact of  Visibility on Crime

12:10 -1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 pm: Community Problem Solvers and Rabble Rousers
Chair: Supraja Sudharsan (Nunn School)

Garrett Bunyak (History and Sociology): “Animalizing” Others in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Karl Grindal (Public Policy): Artist Collectives as the Origins of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS): The Strano Network to  Electronic Disturbance Theater

Joshua Fisher (Digital Media/LMC): Uncovering Creative Affordances for Applied Storytelling with Augmented and Mixed Reality

2:35 – 2:45 pm: Break

2:45- 3:45 pm: Sports, Technology, and the Body

Chair: Amber Johnson (History and Sociology)
Mario Bianchini (History and Sociology): Sport as Technological Consciousness in East Germany

Declan Abernethy (History and Sociology): Raising the Boom: The NFL, Rules, and Biomedicine

Li Zheng (Elise) (History and Sociology): “Self-discipline Brings me Freedom”: A Critical Examination of Self-tracking Through Fitness Apps

3:45-4 pm: Break

4-5 pm: Ubiquitous Computing Applications: Unveiling the Ins and Outs

Chair: Adriana Alvarado Garcia

Suon Choi (Nunn School): Drone in Bibliometrics: Its Origins and Development
Alyssa Rumsey (Digital Media/LMC): Clearing the Smoke: The Changing Identities and Work in Fire-fighting

5-5:30 pm: Reception