SMaPP Global

February 10-11, 2017, NYU-Abu Dhabi

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SMaPP Global Conference
February 10-11, 2017
NYU Abu Dhabi – Saadiyat Campus Center


Co-Sponsored by NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Global Institute for Advanced Study

Friday, February 10th

7:30 – 9:30  Breakfast

10:00 – 11:00  Ruben Enikolopov (UPF, Barcelona and NES, Moscow):  Peer Effects, Social Networks, and Protest Participation 

11:00 – 12:00  Margaret E. Roberts (UCSD):  Do Citizens Account For Media Bias?  Evidence From China and the United States (with Seth J. Hill)

12:00 – 12:15  Coffee

12:15 – 1:15  Maria Petrova (UPF, Barcelona):  Content and Coordination Censorship in Authoritarian Regimes

1:15 – 2:15  Lunch and Collaborative Session

2:15 – 3:15  Nicholas Beauchamp (Northeastern):  Clinton Hate Trumps Love: Incorporating Perspective into Word Spaces

3:15 – 4:15  Joanna Sterling (NYU):  Political Psycholinguistics: Epistemic Motivation and Language Differences as a Function of Ideology and Extremity (with John T. Jost (NYU), Richard Bonneau (NYU & Simons Foundation), Joshua A. Tucker (NYU)

4:15 – 4:30  Coffee

4:30 – 5:30  Jennifer Pan (Stanford) and  Margaret E. Roberts (UCSD):  Censorship of Criticism Reduces Perceptions of Government Responsiveness (with Tianguang Meng)

5:30 – 6:30  Alexandra Seigel (NYU): Tweeting Beyond Tahrir: Ideological Diversity and Political Tolerance in Egyptian Twitter Networks.  (with Richard Bonneau (NYU & Simons Foundation), Jonathan Nagler, and Joshua A. Tucker (NYU))

Saturday, February 11th

7:30 – 9:30  Breakfast

10:00 – 11:00  Solomon Messing (Pew Research):  Negativity Bias: Partisan Conflict in Congressional Outreach (with Patrick Van Kessel, Adam Hughes, Rachel Blum, Nick Judd)

11:00 – 11:45  Dean Eckles (MIT):  (Mis)information diffusion: Review and future directions (workshop paper)

11:45 – 12:00  Coffee

12:00 – 12:45  Cristian Vaccari (University of London):  Inside the Black Box: An Experimental Study of the Effects of Algorithmic Feeds on Facebook and Twitter (workshop paper)

12:45 – 1:45  Lunch and Presentations of New Tools by James Pennebaker (University of Texas – Austin):  LIWC and related programs

1:45 – 2:30  Samuel Gosling (University of Texas – Austin):  Attentional focus and political orientation (with Miriam Redi) (workshop paper)

2:30 – 3:15  Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon (University of Pennsylvania):  Digital News and the Consumption of Information Online (workshop paper)

3:15 – 4:15  Round Table Discussion

  • Misinformation and Social Media: Pablo Barbera (USC), Jennifer Pan (Stanford), and Margaret Roberts (UCSD)

4:15 – 5:00  Logistical Discussion for SMaPP-Global Group: Next Conferences and Publication Plans