NGO 2.0 China: An Experiment with Social Media
MIT's JING WANG will speak at USC on Chinese NGOs and the Web 2.0 Environment
Thursday, October 08, 2009
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Professor Jing Wang (Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts, Amherst) taught at Duke University for sixteen years before joining the MIT FL&L faculty. She is the founder and organizer of New Media Action Lab (NMAL) -- previously known as the MIT International Initiative of Critical Policy Studies of China. Professor Wang also serves as the Chair of the International Advisory Board of Creative Commons in China. She directed a digital animation project in collaboration with the Beijing Film Academy and MIT Comparative Media Studies. In spring 2009 she launched “Chinese NGOs in the Web 2.0 Environment,” a project undertaken in collaboration with the University of Science and Technology of China and three Chinese NGO partner organizations.
Among Professor Wang's publications are The Story of Stone: Intertexuality, Ancient Chinese Stone Lore, and the Stone Symbolism in the Dream of the Red Chamber, Water Margin, and Journey to the West (Duke Univ. Press, 1992), High Culture Fever: Politics, Aesthetics, and Ideology in Deng's China (Univ. of California Press, 1996), and Brand New China: Advertising, Media, and Commercial Culture (Harvard Univ. Press, 2008). Her current research interests include branding and marketing, advertising and new media, popular culture, and media and cultural policies.
Tel: 213 821-4382