Research in South Asian Media Studies

The Florida State University
South Asian Media and Cultural Studies
Student and Faculty Presentations and Publications

July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015

Annis, C., School of Public Policy. Waste Management and Youth Empowerment in Nepal. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Beitmen, L., Dept. of Religion. Triumph of the Outcaste Goddess: Pollution and Power in MIA’s ‘Matangi’. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee USA.

Collins, J., Dept. of History. Bharat Mata: Goddess Future Perfect. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee USA.

Crankshaw, K. Dept. of Anthropology, and Lee Anne Steers, Dept. of Art. Establishing Rapport in Pamohi Village: Photographs of India. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee USA.

Croy, K. A., School of Communication.  Through the Lens of David Douglas Duncan: The Middle East and  South Asia (1946–‐1956). Poster for FSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, March 31, 2015.

DasGupta, S. School of Communication.   Commercial Media Depiction of Mahabharata: Failure to Portray the Complexity and the Philosophical Intensity of the Epic. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee USA.

Erndl, K.M.  Religious and National Identity in My Name is Khan.  Paper presented at the International Conference on Religion and Film.  Istanbul, Turkey. May 21-24, 2015.

Flam, R. College of Social Sciences and Public Policy. Kamaiya: The Cultural and Social Practice of Bonded Labor in Nepal. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee USA.

Gillooly, S. N. School of Communication. A Media Framing Analysis: The Coverage of Rape in Indian and Western News Sources. Presented at Florida International University at McNair Scholars Conference, October 17, 2014.

Gillooly, S. N. School of Communication. A Media Framing Analysis: The Coverage of Rape in Indian and Western News Sources. Conference Paper, Florida Communication Association’s 84th Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 2014. (Winner of Best Undergraduate Paper award)

Gillooly, S. N., School of Communication. A Media Framing Analysis: The Coverage of Rape in Indian and Western News Sources. Presentation for the ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina. April 10-12, 2015.

Gillooly, S. N. School of Communication. A Media Framing Analysis: The Coverage of Rape in Indian and Western News Sources. Presented at South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, Tallahassee, FL. January 22-23, 2015

Gul, M. School of Communication. Public diplomacy and propaganda: A Case study of Voice of America Deewa, Pashto Radio Service for the Tribal Region of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Doctoral Dissertation, School of Communication, Florida State University. June 2015.

Gul, M. School of Communication. Voices of Locals: VOA Deewa an instrument of Public Diplomacy, Conference paper, National conference of Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association, New Orleans, United States of America. April 2015.

Gul, M. School of Communication. Public diplomacy and propaganda: voices of VOA Deewa listeners in the tribal region of Pakistan, Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, United States of America.

Gul, M. School of Communication. Public diplomacy and propaganda: A Case of VOA Deewa, Conference paper accepted, Global Fusion, University of Texas, Austin, Austin. October 2014.

Gul, M. School of Communication. Guest speaker, “My Success story and PhD education experience in United States”. Television/Radio simulcast Morning Show “Bibi Shereen”. Hosted by Naheed and Nosherwaan. Broadcast on February 23 2015, aired at 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm EST. Voice of America Deewa Satellite Television/ Radio for Tribal region of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Gul, M., School of Communication. Interviewed about, “Malala’s nobel prize and its impact on the education of Tribal region of Pakistan and Afghanistan”. Telephone interviewed by Arbab Ali. Morning Show “Saher Pakhair”. Hosted by Mahwash Jalil and Arbab Ali. Broadcast on October 10 2014, aired at 10:45pm EST. Voice of America Deewa Radio for Tribal region of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Ismail, O. School of Communication. Decision Support System in Behavioral Change Interventions with Smallholder Farmers in Southwest and Central Bangladesh. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, United States of America.

Ismail, O. School of Communication. Public Service Research Fellowship, Decision Support System in Behavioral Change Interventions with Smallholder Farmers in Southwest and Central Bangladesh. Summer 2015.

Ismail, O. School of Communication. The Use of a Decision Support System in Behavioral Change Interventions with Smallholder Farmers in Southwest and Central Bangladesh. Prospectus for Undergraduate Honors in the Major thesis, April 2014.

Corinna McCarthy. International Affairs. Examining the Use of Public Diplomacy as a Platform for Communication Between Governments and Citizens. Poster for FSU Undergraduate Research Symposium March 31, 2015.

McDowell, S. D., Robinson, R., & Rasul, A. School of Communication and College of Applied Studies. Combining global and the national in Indian media and politics: The performance of personal and national redefinition. Keynote address presented at the International Seminar on “Performative Communication: Culture and Politics in South Asia” in New Delhi, India, January 2015.

Mullins, R. Dept. of Religion.   Tagore’s Chandalika: Hindu Social Reform in Twentieth Century Bengal. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Newman, T., College of Human Sciences. Nutritional Assessment of Harijan Females in Jodhpur, India. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Obaid, Z., Askew School of Public Administration.   Security Development Nexus: Voices from Tribal Regions and Swat Valley of Pakistan. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Peters,R., Dept. of Religion. A Critique of Orientalism in a Modern Research Study: Indian Films and Gender Representation. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Rasul, A. School of Communication. Violently Entertained: A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Mediated Violence on Enjoyment. Journal of Creative Communications, 2015, 10(1), 1-2

Rasul, A. School of Communication. Unreliably reliable: Application of the intercoder reliability coefficients in content analysis. Journal of Transnational “Worlds of Power”: Proliferation of Journalism and Professional Standards, 1(1). 2015.

Rasul, A. School of Communication. Elite Perceptions: South Asian English newspapers and the war on terror in Afghanistan. In T. Knieper & I. Saleh (Eds.). The Visual Politics of War (In Press). London: Cambridge Scholar Publishing, 2015.

Rasul, A., & Asim, M. M. School of Communication. How US newspapers framed the Arab Spring. Media Asia, 41(1) (2014).

Rasul, A., Robinson, B., & McDowell, S. D. School of Communication. From security threat to political martyrdom: Framing of female politicians in elite English press of India and Pakistan. Global Media and Communication. (Revisions submitted, 2015).

Rasul A. & McDowell, S. D. School of Communication. Images of oppression: An analysis of the coverage of Afghan women in Time and Newsweek after 9/11. Journal of International Communication (2014). doi: 10.1080/13216597.2014.987798.

Rasul, A., & Raney A. A. School of Communication. Learning through entertainment: The effects of Bollywood movies on the job-seeking behavior of South Asian females. International Communication Gazette. (In Press, 2015).

Rasul, A., Bilir, D., McDowell, S. D., & Robinson, B. School of Communication and College of Applied Studies. Framing Syria: Identifying individual and media frames in the coverage of the Syrian crisis in Al-Jazeera Qatar and Al-Jazeera USA. Paper presented at the annual conference of International Association for Media and Communication Research in Hyderabad, India, July 2014.

Rasul, A., & Proffitt, J. School of Communication. M. A passage to India: Indian film market and the political economy of Disney’s transnational operations. Paper presented at the annual conference of Union for Democratic Communication in Toronto, Canada, May 2015.

Rasul, A., & Raney, A. A. School of Communication. Learning through entertainment: The effects of Bollywood movies on the job-seeking behavior of South Asian female. Paper presented at the annual conference of National Communication Association in Chicago, November 2014.

Rasul, A., & Raney, A. A. School of Communication. Moral drones: The framing of drone strikes in the Pakistani and US Elite press. Paper presented at the mid-winter conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Norman, Oklahoma, 2014.

Reed, I., Dept. of Religion. Darsan in Bollywood Film. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Rempert, B. School of Communication.   Community Perspective on the Impact of Voluntourism in Pamohi Village. Poster for FSU Undergraduate Research Symposium March 31, 2015.

Saleem, A., McDowell S. D., and Rasul A. School of Communication. Political Context and Institutional Performance: Understanding Internet Governance in Pakistan. Paper presented at the Global Fusion Conference 2014. University of Texas, Austin, U.S.A. October 24-26, 2014.

Saleem, A., School of Communication. Divided by Conflict, Tied Together by Peace: A Content Analysis of the 2014 Nobel Peace Price Award in Indian and Pakistani Newspapers. Paper presented at the South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference. Florida State University, Tallahassee. January 23, 2015.

Saleem, A. & McDowell S. D., School of Communication. Internet Governance in Pakistan: Understanding the Roles of Domestic and Transnational Civil Society Groups. Paper presented at the 2015 International Studies Association Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. February 18-21, 2015.

Saleem, A. & McDowell S. D., School of Communication. Political Economy of News Television in Pakistan. Paper presented at the 2015 Union for Democratic Communication Conference. Toronto, Canada. May 1-3, 2015.

Saleem, A., School of Communication. Siachen Conflict between India and Pakistan: How Politics and National Security Trumps Environmental Concerns. Paper for presentation at the 2015 Conference on Communication and Environment. University of Boulder, Colorado. June 11-14, 2015.

Saleem, A. & McDowell S. D.. Social Media and Indian Politics: Prospects and Limitations. In S. S. Narayan, & S. Narayanan (Eds.), New Media in India: A Critical Perspective. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (submitted 2015).

Shaikh, M., School of Communication. Travel Warnings and Alerts for South Asia! Variations among U.S-based Media in Risk Reporting. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 23, 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Shaikh. M. (2014). “Global risks of Disasters and New Media: Future conceptual approaches and research needs in Disaster Management Communication scholarship. Accepted for Presentation at Global Fusion, Texas, Austin. October 24-26, 2014

Lustria.M; Schnitt.K; Cortese.J; Kazmer.M; Gerend.M; Anderson.A; Cooley.S; Shaikh. M; Kung.Y; McLaughin.C, “Young Adults’ perception about at-home STD Testing: Implications for STD screening applications”. Top Paper award @ DC Health Communication Conference, 2015

Tressel, A. School of Communication. Media and Drone Strikes: Understanding Newspaper Editorials. Poster for FSU Undergraduate Research Symposium March 31, 2015.

Trotta, J., Dept. of Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies, FSU. Intercultural Roleplay Training Techniques for Adults Visiting Afghanistan. Conference paper, South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference, January 2015, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

 

July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014

Das, Ashavaree (2013). INFORMATION-SEEKING AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN: A MIXED METHOD APPROACH. Doctoral Dissertation, School of Communication, Florida State University. Supervisor: Gary Heald.

Gillooly, Shauna N. (2014). A Media Framing Analysis: The Coverage of Rape in Indian and Western News Sources. Presented at the Florida State University Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 1, 2014.

Gul, Mehnaz (2014). Voice of America around the world in eighty years (1942 to 2012), Conference paper accepted, National conference of Popular Culture Association/ American Cultural Association, Chicago, United States .

Gul, Mehnaz (2013). Connecting the voices of women in Tribal regions of Pakistan: A case study of VOA Deewa, Conference Paper, National Communication Association, Washington, United States.

McDowell, Stephen, Azmat Rasul, Mariam Shaikh and Mehnaz Gul (2013). Perspectives on Media Performance: Media, Conflict and Institution Building in Pakistan. In Prof. Dr. Qalb-i-Abid and Prof. Dr. Massarrat Abid. Pakistan: Challenges to Democracy, Governance and National Unity. Pakistan Study Center and Research Society of Pakistan, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

Stephen D. McDowell (2014). Review of Varadharajan Sridhar. The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012). Telecommunications Policy.

Stephen D. McDowell (2013). Panelist/ discussant, “Girl Rising” film presentation, Comparative and International Education Society, Southeast Regional conference, Tallahassee, FL. Friday, October 11, 2013.

Stephen McDowell (2013). Chair panel on “The Future of Media Education in Pakistan: Challenges and Prospects.” Comparative and International Education Society, Southeast Regional Conference, Tallahassee, FL, October 13, 2013.

Stephen D. McDowell (2013). Electronic Media Professional Education and Preparation in South Asia. paper for panel, “The Future of Media Education in Pakistan: Challenges and Prospects.” Comparative and International Education Society, Southeast Regional conference, Tallahassee, FL, October 13, 2013.

Rasul, A., Robinson, B., & McDowell, S. D. (presented 2013). The Taliban factor: Conflict in Afghanistan and the elite South Asian press. Paper presented at the annual conference of Arab-US Association of Communication Educators in Tangier, Morocco.

Rasul, A., Robinson, B., & McDowell, S. D. (presented 2013). Eulogy effect: How framing of political murders generated sympathy voting waves in South Asia. Paper presented at a pre-conference of the International Communication Association, London, UK.

Robinson, B., Rasul, A., & McDowell, S. D. (presented 2013). Media framing of rape in war: The case of Afghanistan and international magazines. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual conference of the Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC), Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Rasul, A. (presented 2013). Educating future media professionals: Analysis of mass communication education in Pakistan. Paper presented at 2013 CIES Southeast Regional Conference of Comparative and International Education Society, Tallahassee, USA.

Rasul, Azmat, and Jennifer M. Proffitt (2013). Diversity or homogeny: concentration of ownership and media diversity in Pakistan. Asian Journal of Communication, Volume 23, Issue 6, December 2013, pages 590-604.

Saleem, Awais (2013). Education reporting in Pakistan: Challenges and Prospects. Presentation at the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Southeast Regional conference in Tallahassee, Florida.

Saleem, Awais (2013). Panelist on “Journalism and Conflict” panel in October 2013 at the Florida State University’s Center for Global Engagement under the peace-building series.

Shaikh, Mariam (2013). Prepare for Crisis: An Emergency Response Approach in violence stressed regions–‐ Dilemmas of local News reporters. Presented at Florida Communication Association, Orlando FL, October 2013.

Shaikh, Mariam (2014). Facebook based interviews: A step forward in virtual data collection methodology. Presented at 26th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference (EQRC) (Feb 10-11, 2014).

Shaikh, Mariam (2014). Visiting Florida! Has the Hurricane Risk been communicated on the Internet? Presented at the Governor’s Hurricane Conference, Orlando, FL as presenter and scholarship recipient.

Thomas, Sandra (2014). The Taliban and the Media: Coverage Changes Surrounding the Death of Mehsud. Presented at the Florida State University Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 1, 2014.

Vahe, Mariliis (2013). Changing The Culture Of Silence: The Potential Of An Online Educational Sexual Health And Female Cancer Prevention Intervention In Pakistan. Doctoral Dissertation, School of Communication, Florida State University. Supervisor: Juliann Cortese. http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_etd-7636

Zain-Ul-Abdin, Khawaja (2013). Use Of Observational Learning Enhanced Instruction In Low Language Competency Audiences. Doctoral Dissertation, School of Communication, Florida State University. Supervisor: Jonathan Adams. http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_etd-7639

 

July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013

Gul, Mehnaz (2013). Public Diplomacy and Voice of America: A case study of VOA Deewa polio campaign, Conference paper, National conference of Popular Culture Association/ American Cultural Association, March 29, 2013.

Gul, Mehnaz (2013). Social media as Politicians platform for agenda setting and entertainment for followers: A case of Imran Khan Political Campaign in Pakistan. Conference paper, Broadcast Education Association. April 7, 2013.

Gul, Mehnaz (2013). Radio and a Cultural Change, A case of VOA Deewa, Conference paper, Southern States Communication Association, April 2013.

Khurshid, A. (2012). A transnational community of Pakistani Muslim women: Narratives of rights, wisdom, and honor in a women’s education project. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 43 (3), 235-252.

Nair, Shruti (2012). An Overview of Amartya Sen’s Capabilities Approach and other Theoretical Approaches in the ICTs for Development Literature. Paper for 21st annual Asian Media nd Information Center conference, July 11-14, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nair, Shruti (2012). ICTs and Economic Empowerment of Women: Evaluation of SEWA’s ICT Activities. Doctoral Dissertation, School of Communication, Florida State University.

McDowell, Stephen D. (2013). Media Research and Social and Economic Change: From Possibilities to Practices, presentation for panel, Mass Media in South Asia: Flagging Questions, Mooting Answers. Department of Sociology, South Asian University, New Delhi, February 20.

McDowell, Stephen D. (2013). Facing the Challenges of History and Change: Teaching Media Policy and Law in the United States. Presentation for conference, “Contours of Media Governance: Teaching, Disciplinarity, Methodology,” Centre for Culture Media and Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, February 25-27.

McDowell, Stephen D. (2013). Chair of panel, “News and Democratisation” at Roundtable, “Contours of Media Governance: Teaching, Disciplinarity, Methodology,” Centre for Culture Media and Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, February 27, 2013.

McDowell, Stephen D. (2013). Discussant, Workshop on “Mapping Media Pluralities,” Centre for Culture Media and Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, Friday March 1, 2013.

McDowell, S. D., Rasul, A., Gul, M., & Shaikh, M. (2012). Perspectives on media performance: Media, conflict, and institution building in Pakistan. Pakistan Vision, 13(2), 1-13.

Rasul, A. (2013). Brand Bollywood: The Political Economy of Product Placement in Hindi Movies. Paper presented at the annual conference of International Communication Association. London, UK.

Rasul, Azmat, Stephen McDowell & Barbara Robinson (2012). Framing Media Discourse: Assassination and the Sympathetic Voting Waves in South Asia. Paper for 21st annual Asian Media and Information Center conference, July 11-14, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Rasul, Azmat, Barbara Robinson, Stephen D. McDowell (2012). From Security Threat to Political Martyrdom: Framing of Female Politicians in Elite English Press of India and Pakistan. National Communication Association. November, Orlando, Florida.

Rasul, Azmat (2012). Between the Family and the Deep Political Sea: Female Politicians as Media Objects in Bollywood Films. Paper presented at the regional conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in Paris, France.

Rasul, Azmat (2012). Chicktainment Sells: Current Affairs TV Programing in Pakistan and Female Bodies. Presented at the annual conference of the Union for Democratic Communications, Tallahassee, May.

Rasul, Azmat, & McDowell, Stephen D. (2012). Consolidation in the Name of Regulation: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and the Concentration of Media Ownership in Pakistan. Global Media Journal, 12(20).

Rasul, Azmat (2012). Excessive regulation through bureaucratic bullying: Evaluating broadcast media regulation in Pakistan. Paper presented at the 23rd European regional conference of International Telecommunication Society. Vienna, Austria.

Rasul, Azmat & Raney A. A. (2012). One World, Two Voices: Framing of Friendly Attacks in the Elite English Press of the United States and Pakistan. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research. Durban, South Africa.

Rasul, Azmat, McDowell, S. D., & Robinson, B. (2012). Assassinating objectivity: Framing of the political murders in the elite press. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research. Durban, South Africa.

Rasul, Azmat (2012). Global Bollywood and local sex workers: Exploiting courtesan’s sexuality to market entertainment products. Paper presented at the regional conference of the International Communication Association. Santiago, Chile.

Rasul, Azmat, McDowell, S. D., & Robinson, B. (2012). From security threat to political martyrdom: Framing of female politicians in elite English press of India and Pakistan. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association. Orlando, FL

Rasul, A., & Proffitt M. J. (2012). Promoting Patriotism through Mediated Sports: Political Economy of Bollywood’s Sports Movies. Presented at the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research. Durban, South Africa.

Rasul, A., & Proffitt, J. M. (2012). An irresistible market: A critical analysis of Hollywood- Bollywood co-productions. Communication, Culture and Critique, 5(4), 563-583. doi:10.1111/j.1753-9137.2012.01142.x

Rasul, A., & Bunz, U. (2013). Socially Networked Politics: Effects of Facebook Use on Political Attitudes of Young Female Adults. Presented at the mid-winter conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Norman, OK.

Mian, A., & Rasul, A. (2012). A content analysis of the Arab spring in the US elite newspapers. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Arab-U.S. Association of Communication Educators. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emeritus.

Shaikh, A. (2013). An Intrinsic Case Study of the Mobile Technology’s Usage Issues in Crisis Driven Pakistan, Presented at Conference Titled: Governing Technology: Material Politics and Hybrid Agencies by Stanford University, CA.

Shaikh, Asif (2012). Asian American Online: An Analysis of Growing Consumer Market for Luxury Items, paper presented at the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 11-15.

Shaikh, Mariam (2012). Book review of Goldstein, B. E. (2012). Collaborative resilience: Moving through crisis to opportunity. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, Published in IRPA (International Review of Public Administration) Vol 17, No.2, December 2012.

Shaikh, Mariam (2012). Use Of State-Owned Broadcast Media In Emergencies: Can Pakistan Television Corporation assumes the position of a Public Information Portal during emergencies? Presented at International Conference on Crisis and Emergency Management (ICCEM), October 16-18, 2012, Florida State University, USA.

Shaikh, Mariam (2012). The media and skepticism of climate-change science: A comparative study of approaches by environmental journalists in the United States and Pakistan covering extreme weather events. Presented in IAMCR Durban conference July 2012.

Shaikh, Mariam (2012). Role Of ICTs In Disaster Management, IT and telecommunications elements of disaster warning and emergency response operations during Pakistan Floods 2010. paper presented at the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 11-15.

Shaikh, Mariam (2013). Prepare For Crisis’: An Emergency Response Approach for local reporters in non-combat yet violence-stressed regions, A case study of Karsaaz Tragedy 18 October 2007 in Pakistan. Accepted for IAMCR 2013 – Dublin, 25-29 June.

Shaikh, Mariam., & Shaikh, Asif (2013). Is Virtual Rally, virtuous? Shifting paradigms of Political communication processes in Pakistan: A case study. Accepted for International Communication Association per-conference, June 16-17, 2013.

Shaikh, Mariam., & Nensey, Zoheb (2013). Coverage of Iran’s Nuclear Program in Pakistan and India. Accepted for International Communication Association per-conference, June 16-17, 2013.

Vahe, Marillis, & Zain-ul-abdin, K. (2013). Let’s talk about sex!: Acceptance of sexual health communication in Pakistani school curricula. Accepted for ICA June 2013, Health Communication division. 17-21 June 2013, London, UK.

Vahe, Marillis, & Zain-ul-abdin, K. (2013). Breaking the Silence: Acceptability and impact of GirlTalk, an online health information source for young Pakistani females. Accepted for the 2nd biennial D.C. Health Communication Conference (DCHC). 28-30 March 2013, Fairfax, Virginia. Top student research presentation award.

Vahe, Marillis, & Zain-ul-abdin (2012). Factors that influence the acceptance of sexual health classes among young Pakistani females. 2012 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. 7-9 August, Atlanta, USA.

Vahe, Mariliis, Zain-ul-abdin, K., & Türel, Y. (2012). Social media as a learning tool in medical education: A situation analysis. In V. Dennen (Ed.), Virtual Professional Development and Informal Learning via Social Network. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

 

 

July 2011- June 2012

McDowell, S., Rasul, A., Shaikh, M. & Gul, M.(2011). Perspectives on Media Performance: Media, Conflict and Institution Building in Pakistan. Paper for Conference, “Pakistan: Challenges to Democracy Governance and National Unity,” University of the Punjab, October 24-25.

McDowell, S.D. (2011).  Social Media and Political Change in South Asia. Presentation for conference, “People Power, Politics, and Global Change” Oct. 13, University of Central Florida.

Nair, S. & McDowell, S. D. (2012). ICTs and Social Development in India: Assessing Efforts to Address the Digital Divide. Presented at the annual conference of the Union for Democratic Communications, Tallahassee, May.

Nair, S. & McDowell, S. D. (2012). ICTs and Social Development in India: Assessing Efforts to Address the Digital Divide. Engaging India: Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology. Presented to the conference of the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June.

Rasul, A. (2011). Bollywoodization of foreign policy: How film discourse portrays tension between states. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association (NCA) in New Orleans.

Rasul, A. (2012). Between the Family and the Deep Political Sea: Female Politicians as Media Objects in Bollywood Films. Paper presented at the regional conference of the International  Communication Association (ICA) in Paris, France.

Rasul, A. (2012). Chicktainment Sells: Current Affairs TV Programing in Pakistan and Female Bodies. Presented at the annual conference of the Union for Democratic Communications, Tallahassee, May 2012.

Rasul, A. & McDowell S. D. (2011). Regulation and media monopoly: A case study of broadcast regulation in Pakistan. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Telecommunication Society’s Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Taipei,
Taiwan. June.

Rasul, A., McDowell, S. D. & Shaikh, M. (2011). Regionalization of conflict: Image of Taliban in elite English newspapers of India, China, Pakistan and Iran. Paper presented at the 20th annual conference of the Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC), Hyderabad, India. June.

Rasul, A., McDowell, S.D. (2011). Images of oppression: Coverage of the Afghan women in the Time and Newsweek in Taliban and post-Taliban regimes. International Association for Communication and Media Research, Istanbul Turkey, July.

Rasul, A., & McDowell, S. D. (2012). Consolidation in the Name of Regulation: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and the. Global Media Journal, 12(20).

Rasul, A., & Proffitt, J. M. (2011). Bollywood and the Indian Premier League (IPL): the political economy of Bollywood’s new blockbuster. Asian Journal of Communication, 21(4), 373–388.

Rasul, A., & Proffitt, J. (2011). Diversity or homogeny: Concentration of ownership and media diversity in Pakistan. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) in Istanbul, Turkey, July.

Sabir, M., & Rasul, A. (2011). Media frames vs. individual frames: A study of the politico-judicial crisis in Pakistan. Asian Journal of Business and Management Studies, 1(6), 39-52.

Shaikh, M. (2011). “Targeting the most vulnerable commodity audience for profit or public interest?” Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) in Istanbul, Turkey, July.

Vahe, M. (2012). Human Papillomavirus awareness, knowledge and information sources among young female adults in conservative developing countries: The case of Pakistan. Paper presented at the  2012 Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, Lexington, Kentucky.

Vahe, M., & Zain-Ul-abdin, K. (2011).  Using News Media to Document the Misuse of Media Regulation: The case of the PEMRA ordinance in Pakistan, IAMCR 2011, 13-17 July, Istanbul, Turkey.

Vahe, M. & Zain-ul-abdin, K. (2012). The current status of online sexual health education and information interventions in developing countries. Paper accepted for the eLearning 2.0 conference, London, UK.

July 2010- June 2011

Das, A. (2011, June).  Mobile phone and cellphone technology as tools for healthcare. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC) Conference, Hyderabad, India.

McDowell, S. D., & Nair, S. (2010). Advanced wireless services: Challenges for telecommunications policy and regulation in India. Media Asia, 37(2), pp. 59-66.

Nair, S. (2011, June). Representation of Indian women in CNN’s coverage: Discourse of gendered race in news. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC) Conference, Hyderabad, India.

Nair, S., Vijayan, S. & Das, A. D. (2011, June).  Regulatory Structure of the Indian Broadcasting Industry, Paper presented at the 20th Annual Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC)  Conference, Hyderabad, India.

Rasul, A. (2010, July). Sex, money and film industry: Glamorization of female sex workers in Bollywood. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Braga, Portugal.

Rasul, A. (2010, October). Politicizing entertainment: Bollywood’s treatment of female politicians. Paper presented at the biennial conference of The Union for Democratic Communications, State College, PA.

Rasul, A. (2011, May). Political economy of the “Soft Power”: Bollywood and the Indian foreign policy in the 21st century. Paper presented at the 61st  annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), Boston, MA.

Rasul, A. (2011, June). Measurement techniques and reliability in content analysis: An analysis of the application of intercoder reliability coefficients. Paper presented at the 20th Annual conference of the Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC), Hyderabad, India.

Rasul, A., & McDowell, S. D. (2010, September). Conflict in Afghanistan: Portrayal of Taliban in elite English press of India and Pakistan. Paper presented at the Global Media and the War on Terror conference, University of Westminster, London, U.K.

Rasul, A. & McDowell S. D. (2011, June). Regulation and media monopoly: A case study of broadcast regulation in Pakistan. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Telecommunication Society’s Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Taipei, Taiwan.

Rasul, A., McDowell, S. D. & Shaikh, M. (2011, June). Regionalization of conflict: Image of Taliban in elite English newspapers of India, China, Pakistan and Iran. Paper presented at the 20th annual conference of the Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC), Hyderabad, India.

Rasul, A., & Proffitt, J. M. (2010, August). Bollywood and the Indian Premier League (IPL): The political economy of Bollywood’s new blockbuster. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Denver, CO.

Vijayan, S. (2011, June). Facebook and the Egyptian revolution for democracy. Paper presented at the 20th Annual Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC) Conference, Hyderabad, India.

Zain-ul-abdin, K., & Vahe, M. (2011, June). Effectiveness of observational learning as an alternate to traditional instruction in the online medium. Paper presented at the Ed-Media 2011-World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Lisbon, Portugal.

July 2009- June 2010

McDowell, S. D.  & Nair, S. (2009, July). Advanced Wireless Services: Challenges for Telecommunications Policy and Regulation in India,  Paper for the 18th Annual Asian Media and Information Center International Conference, “Media, Democracy and Governance: Emerging Paradigms in a Digital Age,” Le Méridien Hotel, New Delhi, India 13-16 July.

Nair, S., & McDowell, S. D. (2010, June).  ICTs in Economic Empowerment: The Gender Divide, Paper for the 19th Annual Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC)  Conference, “Technology and Culture: Communication Connectors and Dividers,” 23-26 June, Suntec City, Singapore.

Nair, S., & McDowell, S. D. (2010, June). Telecom Services and ICTs for Development: Approaches to Assessing Sector Performance, Paper for the International Telecommunications Society, 18th Biennial and Silver Anniversary Conference, Tokyo Japan, June.

Rasul, A. (2009, July). Media frames vs. individual frames: An analysis of framing of politico-judicial crisis in Pakistan. Paper presented at the 18th Annual conference of Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC), New Delhi, India.

Rasul, A. (2009, November). Bollywood Mania: Why Hollywood majors are producing Bollywood movies. Paper presented at the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon conference, Portland, Oregon.

Rasul, A. (2010, March). Regulation or control: A case study of media regulation in Pakistan. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Erasmus Mundus Alumni Association, Bordeaux, France.

Rasul, A. (2010, June). Regulating broadcast media: Historical analysis of broadcasting in Pakistan. Paper presented at the 18th biennial conference of the International Telecommunication Society, Tokyo, Japan.

Rasul, A., & McDowell, S. (2010, June). The media and conflict management: A case study of Indo-Pak relations after Mumbai attacks. Paper presented at the 19th Annual conference of the Asian Media and Information Centre (AMIC), Singapore.

Rasul, A., & Proffitt, J. (2010, June). Bollywood and Hollywood: A political economic analysis of co-productions. Paper presented at the Annual International Communication Association (ICA) conference, Singapore.

 

July 2008 – June 2009

Rasul, A. (2009, May). Political Economy of Bollywood: An analysis of the Relationship between Bollywood and Indian Foreign Policy towards Pakistan in 21st Century. Paper to be presented at the biennial conference of the Union for Democratic Communication, Buffalo, New York.