Film and Media Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Feb24

Teach-In on Global Migrations and Refugees: the US & Mid. East

Middle East and Islamic Studies

Saturday, February 24, 2018 9:00 AM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1204

The public event will follow a morning session for educators, from 9 am to 12:15 pm, discussing historical background on migration to the US and to the Middle East and North Africa. The afternoon public segment will include a panel on 21st-century migration issues and then lectures on experiences of migration in the Middle East and North Africa from multiple speakers.

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Feb19

Global Affairs Speaker Series

Global Affairs

Monday, February 19, 2018 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), #1201

Global Affairs Speaker Series: The Role of Entertainment Mass Media in Achieving Gender Equity and Global Sustainability

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Feb19

2018 Sojourner Truth Lecture: Sybrina Fulton

Women and Gender Studies

Monday, February 19, 2018 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
The Hub (SUB II), HUB Ballroom

This year’s lecturer is Sybrina Fulton. Sybrina Fulton is dedicating her life to transforming family tragedy into social change. Since the death of her 17 year old son, Trayvon Martin, during the violent confrontation in 2012, Fulton has become an inspiring spokesperson for parents and concerned citizens across the country.

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Nov1

Media and the Afterlife of the Arab Uprisings

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Research Hall, 163

This panel brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to discuss the afterlife of media and the Arab Uprisings. It interrogates the images, political dynamics, and cultural forms that have emerged in the years since Bouazizi, Tahrir, and Asad became familiar names beyond the Middle East.

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