Conference Presentations

(last updated: 1st April 2017)

A Peninsular Imagination: Online Video and The Narration of a Global South Indian Culture

co-authored with Aswin Punathambekar; paper presented as a part of a panel titled ‘New Imaginings of the Regional’ at the annual conference of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) at Chicago, USA in March 2017.

The Photoshop State: Image Manipulation, Visual Culture and Electoral Politics in Digital India

Paper presented at Global Fusion 2016 at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA in October 2016.

Digital Media and the Making of Networked Publics in India, 1986-2014

co-authored with Aswin Punathambekar; paper presented as a part of a panel titled Online Entertainment: A New Wave of Media Globalization? at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) at Fukuoka, Japan in June 2016.

On the Phone, Through a Filter: Instagram-ing an Indian Election

Paper presented at ‘Making Meaning: Discourses of Identity, Power, and Access’ organized by the Language and Rhetorical Studies Workshop at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in November 2015.

Making music, bridging boundaries: Examining the idea of ‘fusion’ music in the television show Coke Studio @ MTV in India

Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) at Hyderabad, India in August 2014.

Politics, Polemics and the ‘Internet Hindu’: Identity, Community and Political Speech in the Indian Cyberspace

Paper presented at the ‘New Media and Citizenship in Asia: Values, Digital Politics, and Civic Well-Being’ pre-conference held as a part of the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) at Seattle, U.S.A in May 2014.

The Memories of a Spark: Reconstructing the 1965 Riots in Madurai against the Imposition of Hindi

Video art installation exhibited at the Indian Languages Mela, Mumbai, India in September 2013.

The Memories of a Spark: Reconstructing the 1965 Riots in Madurai against the Imposition of Hindi

Paper presented at the ‘Cultural Studies, Transcending Borders: Shifting Perspectives in Asia’ graduate conference organized by Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society (IACS), Asia Research Institute (ARI), & National University of Singapore (NUS) at Singapore in July 2013.

The Memories of a Spark: Reconstructing the 1965 Riots in Madurai against the Imposition of Hindi

Paper presented at the annual graduate conference ‘Frames of Reference’ organized by the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences at Mumbai, India in December 2012.

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