1. DML2013 - Plenary Session 2

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    Plenary Session #2 of the 2013 Digital Media & Learning Conference "Youth, Pop Culture, and Participatory Politics" with Craig Watkins, Andrew Slack, Mark Anthony Neal, and Henry Jenkins Looking at how young people's engagement with pop culture is a gateway to finding their voice and place in the sphere of participatory politics. Drawing from a variety of pop culture formations (including hip hop, fan cultures, etc.), the panelists consider some of the creative ways young people engage in participatory politics.

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    • DML2013 - Plenary Session 1

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      Plenary Session #1 of the 2013 Digital Media & Learning Conference "Remixing Citizenship, Remaking Democracy" with Craig Watkins, danah boyd, Cathy Cohen, Rob "Biko" Baker and Astrid Silva Addressing the various forms and contexts through which young people's engagement in their communities and networked publics are creating distinct opportunities for civic engagement, and expanding what it means to be a citizen in the 21st century.

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      • DML2013: Opening Keynote by Ethan Zuckerman

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        Opening Keynote Address of the 2013 Digital Media & Learning Conference Ethan Zuckerman: Beyond "The Crisis in Civics" In the opening talk of DML2013, Ethan addresses the argument that civics is "in crisis," helps us think about what the future of civics might look like, and introduces us to an easy-to-understand framework of what makes for 'good' civic engagement.

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        • Ethan Zuckerman - Teaching New Civics

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          Ethan Zuckerman, Keynote Speaker for the 2013 Digital Media and Learning Conference, explains his take on a contemporary definition of "civics." (5:15) "I'm not sure that we're necessarily teaching civics all that well. And, in many cases, I think the people who are teaching us civics or teaching us this new civics are activists who are trying to figure out how to use these tools in different and effective ways." The DML2013 Conference will be held March 14-16 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the University of California's systemwide Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine. More details about the DML2013 Conference and Call For Papers can be found at the conference website: http://dml2013.dmlhub.net. Ethan is interviewed in this video by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs."

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          • Nigel Jacob - Tech for Governance: Community-Driven Innovation | DML2013

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            Nigel Jacob, chair of the "Tech for Governance: Community-Driven Innovation" track of DML2013, talks about the affordances technology brings to civic engagement on a local level. (00:33) "The level of expectations amongst young people has changed in terms of their ability to expect change in the world around them, and in the systems around them." The 2013 DML conference will be held March 14-16, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the University of California's systemwide Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine. More details about the DML2013 Conference and the Call For Workshop/Panel/Paper Proposals can be found at the conference website: http://dml2013.dmlhub.net. Nigel is interviewed in this video by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs."

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            • Nishant Shah - Whose Change Is It Anyway? Futures, Youth, Technology And Citizen Action In The Global South | DML2013

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              Nishant Shah is chair of the 'Whose Change Is It Anyway? Futures, Youth, Technology And Citizen Action In The Global South (And The Rest Of The World)' track at DML2013. Here, he talks about shifts in citizen engagement in Indian politics and civics, and the underlying significance of these changes. (03:46) "More and more, you have young people who are trying to come together, not merely to express discontent, but actually take action so that they can build the kinds of futures they want to occupy." The 2013 DML conference will be held March 14-16, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the University of California's systemwide Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine. More details about the DML2013 Conference and the Call For Workshop/Panel/Paper Proposals can be found at the conference website: http://dml2013.dmlhub.net. Nishant is interviewed in this video by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs."

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              • Ellen Middaugh - Envisioning 21st Century Education | DML2013

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                Ellen Middaugh, co-chair of the "Envisioning 21st Century Education" track of DML2013, talks about the important roles educators can play in youth civic engagement practices. (00:48) "I think we're seeing, increasingly, that youth need support for thinking about how to use media strategically for their civic engagement. And educators can play an important role in supporting youth and thinking about the effectiveness of their practices." The 2013 DML conference will be held March 14-16, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the University of California's systemwide Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine. More details about the DML2013 Conference and the Call For Workshop/Panel/Paper Proposals can be found at the conference website: http://dml2013.dmlhub.net. Ellen is interviewed in this video by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs."

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                • Sasha Costanza-Chock - Youth Media and Youth Movements: Organizing, Innovation, Liberation | DML2013

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                  Sasha Constanza-Chock, chair of the "Youth Media and Youth Movements: Organizing, Innovation, Liberation" track of DML2013, shares his thoughts on the myth of youth political apathy. (05:16) "Youth movements frequently operate outside the existing channels of political participation. That's one of the reasons, I think, why young people are dismissed as apolitical or apathetic. They may be organizing in spaces that don't look like politics to academics or to political consultants. [...] Young people organize and mobilize through ad hoc networks." The 2013 DML conference will be held March 14-16, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the University of California's systemwide Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine. More details about the DML2013 Conference and the Call For Workshop/Panel/Paper Proposals can be found at the conference website: http://dml2013.dmlhub.net. Sasha is interviewed in this video by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs."

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                  • Susan Crawford - Tech for Governance: Community-Driven Innovation | DML2013

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                    Susan Crawford, chair of the "Tech for Governance: Community-Driven Innovation" track of DML2013, discusses her observations of 'millennials' and how they're tackling community challenges. (04:11) "[DML2013] is a quite a moment for these subjects. We've got little, bright, shiny objects of experiments taking place all around the world [...] we haven't yet gotten traction with the broad public, but it's going to happen soon. [...] There's a tipping point coming--a real breaking point." The 2013 DML conference will be held March 14-16, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the University of California's systemwide Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine. More details about the DML2013 Conference and the Call For Workshop/Panel/Paper Proposals can be found at the conference website: http://dml2013.dmlhub.net. Susan is interviewed in this video by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs."

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                    • Nicole Mirra - Envisioning 21st Century Education | DML2013

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                      Nicole Mirra, chair of the "Envisioning 21st Century Education" track of DML2013, talks about how her work and research on civic engagement fits into the theme of the 2013 Digital Media and Learning Conference. (3:23) "A lot of times, we try to create supportive spaces for youth. But, especially as technology continues to change, young people are finding new ways to appropriate and innovate in ways that teach *us*, so that I can become a better educator." The 2013 DML conference will be held March 14-16, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is supported by the MacArthur Foundation and organized by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the University of California's systemwide Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine. More details about the DML2013 Conference and the Call For Workshop/Panel/Paper Proposals can be found at the conference website: http://dml2013.dmlhub.net. Nicole is interviewed in this video by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs."

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