The School of Media and Communication is launching a new speaker series to showcase its commitment to research and intellectual inquiry.
SMC Spring Speakers, which Patrick Murphy, associate dean for research and graduate studies, hopes will become a tradition at the school, will feature academics from Temple and other institutions.
“As a new school, we really want to celebrate research by inviting in top scholars in the field of media and communication from other institutions, as well as highlighting the work of our own faculty,” Murphy says.
The speaker series will be held in Annenberg Hall from February through April.
Digital Dissent: Revolutionary Humor Between Old and New Media
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2-3:15 p.m.
Annenberg Hall, Room 3
Professor of global communication, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania
Fashion and Celebrity 2.0: Reconciling Discourses of Authenticity and Self-Promotion in an Era of Social Media
Friday, Feb. 22, 2-3:30 p.m.
Annenberg Hall, Room 3
Assistant professor, Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University
Assistant professor, Department of Advertising, Temple University
Advancing the Dialogue: The Effectiveness of a Journalism Online Race Studies class (1997-2010)
Wednesday, March 6, 1-2 p.m., Annenberg Hall, Room 301
Associate professor of journalism, Temple University
Comix, Cartoons and the Uncensored Artistic Mind: The Editorial Cartoon and Political Satire in America
Thursday, March 7, 2-3:15 p.m., Annenberg Hall, Room 3
Dwayne (aka “Mr. Fish”) Booth
Truthdig cartoonist & columnist
Conversations with Journalists in Cyberspace: Three Studies on Media Effects in the Age of Social Media
Wednesday, March 20, 1-2 p.m., Annenberg Hall, Room 301
Assistant professor of journalism, Temple University
Citizenship Excess: Latinos/as, Media, and the Nation
Tuesday, March 26, 2:00-3:15, Annenberg Hall, Room 3
Associate professor of media studies, University of Virginia
Effects of Social Support on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Evidence from the Wenchuan Earthquake
Tuesday, April 2, Noon-1 p.m., Annenberg Hall, Room 301
Assistant professor, Department of Strategic Communication, Temple University
Video Games, User Generated Content and Regulating Video Game Culture
Thursday, April 18, 2-3:15 p.m., Annenberg Hall, Room 3
Professor, Rutgers School of Law
Associate professor of comparative media studies, MIT