Conferences - Media Communications

Conference presentations, proceedings, and others. Our faculty names are in bold.

2018

Wiggins, B.E. (2018, November). America First, the Netherlands Second: Memes created in response to the Trump presidency. Paper presented at the 7th annual European Communication Conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), Lugano, Switzerland.

Löwstedt, A. (2018, November). Diversität als politische Aufgabe und persönliches Erlebnis in Medienwelten (‘Diversity as political task and personal experience in media worlds‘), keynote speech, Medientag 2018: Das Ende der Vielfalt? Zur Diversität der Medien (‘The End of Plurality? On Media Diversity‘), Universität Innsbruck.

Löwstedt, A. (2018, May). How Could Global Media Regulation Safeguard and Promote Human Rights as Well as Cultural Diversity? research paper presented at ‘Voices”, Communication Law and Policy Unit, International Communication Association (ICA) Conference 2018, Prague, Czech Republic.

Wiggins, B.E. (2018, May). Together: On the construction of LGBTQ identity online using memes. Paper accepted for oral presentation at the 68th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), Prague, Czech Republic.

Wiggins, B.E. (2018, March). Challenges to media literacy in an era of fake news. Paper accepted for oral presentation at INTED 2018: The 12th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain.

Löwstedt, A. (2018). Online Hate Speech against Women, presentation at “Against Online Hate – For More Online Civility”, concluding event of the International Symposium on Corporate Social Responsibility, University of Vienna.

2017

Chen, M., Bell, R. A., & Taylor, L. D. (2017, November). Persuasive effects of point of view, protagonist competence, and similarity in a health narrative about type 2 diabetes. Paper to be presented to the National Communication Association Conference, Dallas, Texas.

Löwstedt, A. (2017). Cultural Diversity and the Ethics of Globalization, World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, Vienna.

Löwstedt, A. (2017). Violence, Justice, and Art, presented at “Music, Diversity and Diplomacy”, a symposium organized by the International Cultural Diversity Organization and EMMA for Peace, the Euro Mediterranean Music Academy, Lerici.

Wiggins, B.E. (2017, July). Constructing malleable truth: Memes from the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign. Proceedings of the 4th annual European Conference on Social Media (ECSM), (p. 315-324) Vilnius, Lithuania.
 
Wiggins, B.E.
(2017, March). Navigating Digital Culture: Remix Culture, Internet Memes, and Viral Media. Proceedings of INTED 2017: the 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, (p. 368-374) Valencia, Spain.
 
Wiggins, B.E., Leahy, S., Jenkins, K., Smith, J., Arese Visconti, F., Young, T., Srisupawat, B. (2017, March). International Podcast Project: Using Podcasts to Enrich and Enhance Experiences in International Education. Proceedings of INTED 2017: the 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, (p. 2510-2517) Valencia, Spain.

2016

Chen, M., & Pena, J. (2016, November). The effects of physical poses on power feelings and risk-taking behaviors after playing with a motion controlled video game. Paper presented to the National Communication Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Löwstedt, A. (2016). A Comparison of the Communication Precepts of Ptahhotep with Current Regulatory Principles,
research paper presented at ‘Memory, Commemoration and Communication’, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Congress 2016, Leicester.

2015

Chen, M., Jiang, K., Zhao, L., & Barnett, G. (2015, June). Semantic network analysis of a breast cancer forum in the United States. Paper presented to the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Sunbelt, UK.

Löwstedt, A. (2015). Global media regulation. Paper presented at Arab-US Association of Communication Educators (AUSACE) Annual Conference, Global Trends and Prospects in Mass Communication, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar.

Löwstedt, A. (2015). Regulating globally: beyond international and state regulation of the media. Paper presented at AIPCE Annual Conference, Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe, Vienna, Austria.

Löwstedt, A. (2015). Media history and anthropology: from pictographic to prographic media. Paper presented at Bridges and Boundaries: Theories, Concepts and Sources in Communication History, European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), Venice, Italy.

Löwstedt, A. (2015). Postmodern racism and the media. Paper presented at Media Trends VI: ‘Power and Media: Ownership, Sponsorship, Censorship’, an international conference organized by the Media Communications Department at Webster Vienna Private University, under the patronage of the City of Vienna, Austria.

2014

Chen, M., & Xiao, Z. (2014, November). Examining the effectiveness of a fear appeal message regarding calling while driving: The role of perceived behavioral control and subjective social norms. Paper presented to the Competitively Selected Papers about Behavioral Responses and Messaging at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Chen, M., & Bell, R. A. (2014, April). Persuasive effects of linguistic agency assignments and point of view in narrative health messages about colon cancer. Paper presented at the Kentucky Conference Health Communication (KCHC), Lexington, KY.

Löwstedt, A. (2014). Transnational media regulation: how to balance human rights, cultural diversity and regionalism? Paper presented at ‘Region as Frame: Politics, Presence, Practice’, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Congress, Hyderabad, India.

Löwstedt, A. (2014). Global instead of international media regulation. Paper presented at Media and Privacy Invasion, the 5th International Media Trends Conference, organized by the Department of Media Communications, Webster University Geneva, Switzerland.

Wiggins, B.E., & Simkowski, S. (2014, October). Game-Based Learning in Higher Education. Proceedings of E-LEARN 2014: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, (p. 249-255). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2013

Löwstedt, A., & Ebner-Daigle, J. (2013). The child’s development of mastering information and communication technologies. Paper presented at Challenging Crossroads: Children and the Media, the 4th International Media Trends Conference, organized by the Department of Media Communications, Webster University Geneva and the Institute for Global Governance (Geneva), Switzerland.

Simkowski, S. & Wiggins, B.E. (2013). New Focus for a New Major: Digital Storytelling, Games and Simulations. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 1730-1733). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

2012

Löwstedt, A. (2012). Cultural diversity and the global regulation of new media technologies. Paper presented at ‘Digital Policy: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights’, an Economic & Social Research Council Workshop, organized by the Department of Communication Science at the University of Vienna, the University of Brighton, University of Leicester, and the University of Oxford, held at the University of Vienna, Austria.

Wiggins, B.E. (2012, May). E-learning Design and Intercultural Challenges. In Proceedings of International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design 2012 (pp. 176-183). Istanbul, Turkey.

2011

Wiggins, B.E. (2011, October). The Absence of Language and Culture in E-Learning Design Principles. In Proceedings of E-Learn 2011--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 474-479). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://www.editlib.org/?fuseaction=Reader.PrintAbstract&paper_id=38753

2010

Wiggins, B.E., & Konetes, G. (2010, September). Youth Culture, Social Media, and Phatic Language: The Death of the Water Cooler. In Proceedings of the Laurel Highlands Communications Conference (pp. 180-184). Indiana: Indiana University of Pennsylvania.