Media Literacies for a Living World
SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017 • 09:00-11:15a
What is Life? Conference-Experience
University of Oregon in Portland

Chair: Mark Johnson, Philosophy, University of Oregon
W. James Potter, Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara
Renee Hobbs, Communication Studies, University of Rhode Island
Ed Madison, Journalism/Media Partnership, University of Oregon
Divina Frau-Meigs, Sociology, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle — Paris 3, France
• Jeremy Swartz and Carl Bybee, Media Studies, University of Oregon
Antonio López, Communications & Media Studies, John Cabot University, Italy

Cosponsors: Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, Knight Chair in Communication Research, School of Journalism and Communication, and Turnbull Portland Center.

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