Thank you for attending the Diversity Summit and representing the MFJS department! We are a department committed to diversifying media work and media representations, and your support of this effort helps to create a welcoming climate for all persons.
The Department of Religious Studies is hosting the annual Kirk Lecture featuring Dr. Anthea Butler, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania on Thursday, February 12 at 7 p.m., at Anderson Commons in the room across from the coffee hope. Calendar listing.
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Dr. Helle Strandgaard Jensen of the University of Copenhagen will discuss: “A Tale of Two Frogs. The History of Kermit’s Scandinavian Cousin and European Sesame Streets” She will discuss why Kermit the Frog didn’t ‘translate’ in Scandinavian TV and how they modified him on Tuesday, February 17 at 4:30 p.m., MFJS, Room 113.
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A backstage VIP dinner at a lecture featuring Dr. Alice Marwick as part of the University’s Bridges to the Future series, “Transforming Media: New Realities of the Digital Age” on Tuesday, February 24 at 6 p.m., at the Newman Concert Hall.
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Dr. Nadia Kaneva of MFJS will talk about “From Communist Amazons to Sexy Robots? Women, Media, and Cultural Change in the Post-Communist World” on Thursday, March 12 at 4:30 p.m., Strum Hall, Lindsay Auditorium.
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The Media, Film, and Journalism Studies (MFJS) welcomes journalist and author Riva Froymovich, as our first Margolin Distinguished Lecture Series Lecturer. Riva wrote End of the Good Life. She will join the Introduction to Media & Culture class to discuss ethics, innovation and social enterprise from a journalism and media perspective—lecture is Thursday, April 30, at 10:00 a.m. at the MFJS building, Room TBD. Immediately following the lecture is a meet and greet with Riva at the Estlow Art Unveiling at 12 noon at MFJS. Room TBD. If you have any questions please email us at MFJS@du.edu.
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