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Angharad Valdivia
The Women & Gender in Global Perspectives Program is sponsoring a talk with Professor Angharad Valdivia, WGGP faculty affiliate, research professor at the Institute of Communications Research, and professor of media and cinema studies.  Valdivia will present “Girls Hold Up Half the Sky: Neoliberalism Meets Girls and the Media,” on Wednesday, February 27, in room 314B Illini Union, 12-1:15 p.m. RSVP at...
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Show us your best work! First Prize: $2,500 Second Prize: $1,500 Third Prize: $1,000 The Department of Journalism will honor graduate and undergraduate students judged to have reported and written the best feature articles in the last year. Articles will be judged on depth and texture of reporting, use of detail and description, narrative flow, the creation of vivid scenes, thematic point, overall mastery of style, language and tone, and general excellence. We are now seeking entries of...
Sela Sar
Sela Sar, associate professor of advertising and director of advertising graduate studies, has been elected vice president of the American Academy of Advertising (AAA) for 2019-2020. Sar will manage AAA’s annual conferences in March 2019 and March 2020. In this leadership position, he will also serve as a member of the executive committee of AAA.  “I’m excited about joining the executive committee, to be working with such a...
Andrea Guzman
The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising is hosting Andrea L. Guzman at a brownbag lunch on Friday, Feb. 8, 12-1 p.m., in 123 Greg Hall. Guzman is an assistant professor of communication at Northern Illinois University. Abstract: The predominant conceptualization of technology within media scholarship has long been that of a channel. Early media, such as TV and radio, were designed to transmit messages between producers and consumers. It is around this function that technology’s role...
Christopher Capozziello
See Christopher Capozziello’s film, art, and lectures in February By Holly Rushakoff It starts with a question—why do some suffer and others do not? When Christopher Capozziello is curious about people, he wants to understand where they’re coming from. And he’s often drawn to the fringe. As a photojournalist, he has formed relationships with a woman who had breast cancer, a group of friends with drug addiction, and a member of the Ku Klux Klan. “The...

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