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WIMN’s lecture series: fifteen chances to catch up with WIMN this fall

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

August 15th, 2008

More details to come, but quick hit for now: As part of Women In Media & News’s multimedia lecture series on women, media, politics and pop culture, I will be taking WIMN’s media analysis on the road this fall with a new lecture titled, “When Anchormen Attack: Gender, Race and the Media in the 2008 Election.”

So far, lecture dates are as follows:

UPDATED: Dates listed in bold font indicate additions to this calendar after the original blog post…

1. September 9: James Madison University [UPDATED]

2. September 10: Virginia Commonwealth University

3. September 18: WIMN & NOW-NYC co-sponsored panel on gender, race and reality television, with me, Sonia Ossorio and moderator Pat Jerido, WIMN’s Voices blogger and GoLeft.org director [UPDATED]

4. September 23: Worcester State (MA) [UPDATED]

5. September 24: Colby Sawyer College (NH)

6. *September 26 - 27: St. John’s University conference, “Making History: Race, Gender and the Media in the 2008 Election” (*Note: I will be speaking on a panel at this conference, not presenting WIMN’s full lecture)

7. October 2: Bridgewater College (VA)

8. October 3: Young Harris (GA) [UPDATED]

9. October 9: Oklahoma City Community College

10. October 14: University of Missouri, Columbia

11. October 16: LaSell College (Newton, MA)

12. October 22: Ramapo College of New Jersey [UPDATED]

13. October 28: Arkansas State University [UPDATED]

14. October 29: Central Washington University

15. October 30: Pacific Lutheran University (WA) [UPDATED]

… and possibly more to come.

If you’re based on a college or high school campus and want to bring WIMN’s lecture on gender and race issues in media coverage of this historic presidential cycle to your community, please contact WIMN via this form or by emailing an inquiry to info[at]wimnonline[dot]org. There are still plenty of dates available for the fall, and winter and spring are wide open if you’d like to plan ahead.

Also, feel free to contact WIMN if you’re interested in other lectures or media trainings in our media literacy/media education program, including topics such as: “Bachelor Babes, Bridezillas & Husband-Hunting Harems: Decoding Reality TV’s Twisted Fairy Tales”; “Condoleezza Rice is a Size Six, and Other Useless Things I Learned from the News: Challenging Media Misrepresentations of Women”; “Race, Class, Gender & Katrina: The Human Impact of Disastrous Reporting”; “Women, Media & War: How Does the Silencing of Women’s Voices in War Coverage Shortchange America?”… among others.

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