Affect and Social Media Symposium#2 Programme


Affect and Social Media Symposium#2 Programme

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23rd March 2016 at the University of East London, Docklands Campus

Registration opens at 9am in EBG: 06 (Ground floor, East Building)

9.50am in EBG: 06

Introduction to Social Media and Affect (Tony Sampson)

10.00-11.30 in EBG: 06

Panel 1: Digital Emotion – Chair: Helen Powell

  1. Darren Ellis (University of East London) Experiencing social networks
  2. Anne Vermeulen & Heidi Vandebosch (University of Antwerp) The social sharing of happiness, sadness, pride and shame on social media platforms
  3. Lewis Goodings (University of East London) Trigger warnings: anticipating reactions in a social media site
  4. Mary-Jane Budd, Johanna Winters, and Pauline Bizimana (University of East London) Does autistic trait affect emoticon use in messaging on Whatsapp?
  5. Ian Tucker (University of East London) Digital emotion? Simondon, affectivity and individuation

Followed by 15mins discussion

10min break – tea/coffee in EBG: 06

11.40-12.55pm in EBG:…

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Affect and Social Media Symposium#2 (23rd Mar) Registration open!


Registration is now open for the Affect and Social Media Symposium#2 (2016)

Following on from the success of last year’s Affect and Social Media Symposium at UEL, the emotionUX lab in the School of Arts and Digital Industries (in collaboration with Cass School of Education and Communities) invite you to register for a second symposium continuing to explore the relation between social media, affect, feelings and emotions.

Due to a wonderful response to the call for presentations this year’s event will be much bigger. It takes place at UEL’s Docklands campus (registration starts at 9am in room EB: G. 06) on Wednesday 23rd March. The programme runs throughout the day and culminates at 6-8pm with an art Sensorium – washed down with drinks and nibbles.

This year the A&SM symposium brings together an international cast of speakers from across disciplinary boundaries. The programme (to be confirmed in full in…

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