Patricia Zimmermann is invited speaker at Brown University


Contributed by Melissa Gattine

Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was an invited speaker at the Asian Video Cultures symposium at Brown University, October 25 and 26, 2013.

Her lecture was entitled “EngageMedia: The Gado Gado Tactics of New Social Media in Indonesia.” Her presentation explored the implications of new forms of social media and engagement in conflicts zones around environmental and political issues in Indonesia, proposing a theory of permeable, migrating media practices produced in collaborative engagements.