4 students win Common Ground honors
Four students won awards at Common Ground, the annual graduate conference offered by the Media School Graduate Association, which took place April 9-10. The winners were also awarded monetary prizes for their innovative research and media-based projects. Fellow presenters and attendees of the conference voted on the awards.
First place: Lucia Cores Saria, “The Joy of Overload: Intensified (dis)Continuity in K-dramas”
Second place: Khurram Nawaz Sheikh, “Entanglements of Local, Global and Regional Scales: Role of Film Talents Workshop for Cultural Diplomacy in Pakistan”
Third place: Xan Smith, “Choose your gender: Exploring character creation and avatar choice for non-binary video game players”
Khurram Nawaz Sheikh, “Entanglements of Local, Global and Regional Scales: Role of Film Talents Workshop for Cultural Diplomacy in Pakistan”
Best practice-based research
Sean Purcell, “Remediating Medicine: Creative Historiographic Praxis and its Violence”