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The Department of Communication Studies offers many kinds of events, most free and open to the public. We organize and sponsor numerous lectures, workshops and conferences over the course of the academic year. Our programming covers a wide range of topics and features presenters from diverse disciplines and is designed to foster an understanding of the mass media and emerging media.


Critical Conversations: Media Studies at the Intersection of Theory and Practice

Aymar Jean Christian, Assistant Professor of Commuication Studies, Northwestern University, and LaToya Morgan, Television Writer and Screenwriter
Thursday, February 15, 2018
4:00-6:00 PM
Ehrlicher Room, 3100 NQ North Quad Map
This new Screen Arts and Cultures speaker series creates a space for film and media scholars and artists/practitioners to engage in dialogues about past and contemporary topics that influence media industries, audiences, and society at large. Aymar Jean Christian, Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Studies at Northwestern University, and Hollywood screenwriter and television writer LaToya Morgan will inaugurate the “Critical Conversations” series. They will explore the ways in which race and gender might influence access to Hollywood and how new media platforms have formed new spaces for narrating/screening multiple stories, people, and experiences.
Building: North Quad
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Discussion, Film, Graduate, Media, Scholarship
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Film, Television, and Media, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, Women's Studies Department, Department of American Culture, Communication Studies

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