Northwestern University, April 8th and 9th, 2016
Organized by Claudio E. Benzecry and Pablo J. Boczkowski
A Lambert Family Communication Conference
Northwestern University - School of Communication
Where and how does innovation happen? Who are the key actors that translate what has been done before into something different? And what is the role of face-to-face interaction, of conventions and of organizations in allowing (or blocking) for creativity to flourish? What is the role of networks in producing the diffusion of innovative cultural products and practices? Are there any particular social locations that favor the production of innovative cultural forms? Is it better to be in the core or in the periphery of a field?