Institute of Communications Research
The Institute of Communications Research is an internationally recognized center for interdisciplinary education, scholarship and public service in communications and culture. Drawing broadly on the social sciences and humanities, the Institute seeks to develop critically interpretive knowledge about communications in a global economy.
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(2017-04-21)This dissertation examines Bravo as a niche cable channel whose strategies, audience, and programming contribute to its success in a competitive, changing landscape. As such my study of Bravo significantly contributes to ...
(2017-04-19)This dissertation examines the multifaceted interactions between China and the global Internet in the past three decades, especially China’s outward cyber expansion, or the “going out” program that has gained momentum since ...
Remediating empire: constituting, documenting and re-mediating U.S. citizenship in Puerto Rico (1898-1941) (2015-07-17)This dissertation proposes an archeology of American representations of U.S. citizenship remediated as governmental technology through three forms of media for the U.S. colonial possessions acquired in 1898. More precisely, ...
(2015-07-17)My dissertation examines how technologies are developed to either sustain or resist the process of mining production in the Chilean Andes. Through the study of the mining company Los Pelambres, I make visible knowledge, ...
(2015-07-14)This dissertation is a study of the historical formation and transformation of the Chinese online audiovisual industry under forces of strategic political calculations, expanding market relations, and growing social ...