Live from DML2013: Youth, Pop Culture, and Participatory Politics

March 16, 2013
6:45 am - 8:45 am PST
By Connected Learning Alliance

Plenary Session #2 of the 2013 Digital Media & Learning Conference- 9-10:30am CT. How is young people’s engagement with pop culture a gateway to finding their voice & place in the sphere of participatory politics?

Looking at how young people’s engagement with pop culture is a gateway to finding their voice and place in the sphere of participatory politics. Drawing from a variety of pop culture formations (including hip hop, fan cultures, etc.), the panelists consider some of the creative ways young people engage in participatory politics.

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtags #connectedlearning and #DML2013.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Henry Jenkins – Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California
  • Andrew Slack – Co-Founder of the Harry Potter Alliance
  • Mark Anthony Neal – Professor of Black Popular Culture in the Department of African and African-American Studies at Duke University

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To view ignite talks from last year’s DML Conference, click here.

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