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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.

 

Communication and Media Speaker Series

Black Women Tried to Tell Ya'll: Race, Representation and Self-Preservation through Digital Counter-Narratives with Professor Meredith Clark
Thursday, February 7, 2019
4:00-5:30 PM
Space 2435 North Quad Map
Dr. Meredith D. Clark is a former newspaper journalist whose research focuses on the intersections of race, media, and power. Her award-winning dissertation on Black Twitter landed her on The Root 100, the news website's list of the most influential African Americans in the country, in 2015. She's a regular contributor to Poynter.org's diversity column, and her research has been published in Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, the Journal of Social Media in Society, and New Media & Society.
Building: North Quad
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: News, Social Media, Subcultures
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Communication Studies

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