Join MARC on Thursday, October 4th for a lunchtime work-in-progress presentation featuring Leslie Jones. The title of her talk is "Toward an Intellectual Genealogy of Digitally Enabled Black Feminism."
This location is ADA accessible. Tickets are required.
Twenty-eight years ago, the Alice Paul Center and GSWS Program hosted Anita Hill in her first public talk after the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings. Professor Hill returns to Penn at yet another historic moment in the movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault: Christine Blasey Ford's courageous testimony at the confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh.
Please join us as at the UPenn Bookstore on September 13 for a book talk by Annenberg Alumna and former Professional in Residence at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, Jo Holz. She will present her book Kids' TV Grows Up: The Path from Howdy Doody to SpongeBob.
Annenberg is proud to co-sponsor La Casa Latina's 33rd annual Latinx Heritage Month events at Penn.
The annual Dolores Huerta Keynote Lecture will be delivered on September 27 from 6:30-8:30pm by Shereen Marisol Meraji, journalist and co-host of NPR Code Switch. She will address the contributions to labor and culture that Latinxs have made in the United States. More information about the lecture is available on Facebook.
The first MARC meeting of the semester will feature a Roundtable Discussion on "The Academy and Activism." The Roundtable will feature ASC scholars Dr. Rosemary Clark-Parsons, Antoine Haywood, Elisabetta Ferrari, and Dr. Guobin Yang. Questions regarding the relationship between academia and activism, balancing work as both an activist and a scholar, and the ethical obligations and considerations necessary when researching and writing about activism will be discussed.
“Russia, Cambridge Analytica, and What Else? Groups and Targets behind Divisive Issue Campaigns on Facebook”
Social Science in the Age of Genomics
**Please join us for a reception with free food outside room 109 from 5:30-6pm. The lecture will follow from 6-7pm.**
Join Comm major alumna Allison Kluger (C'87), Emmy Award nominated Television Producer and Executive, former on-air talent, media consultant and lecturer at Stanford's Graduate School of Business, as she gives you advice on how to have an impactful presence in the world.
The goal of this one-day event is to activate a local hub of media makers, activists, artists, and researchers working towards social justice in Philadelphia. This will be the first step toward a long-term plan to develop stronger networks of interaction in Philly with the goal of strengthening ties, sharing ideas and resources, and forging connections and collaborations.
It has become a truism that the Internet fosters narrow echo chambers that threaten democratic principles. To combat this fragmentation, many have advocated for more inclusive approaches to moderation and evaluation. According to Professor Wendy Chun, this important work is still not enough. Chun will describe how the segregated networks of today’s internet are in fact entwined with our nation’s long history of residential segregation. Desegregating our online communities also requires us to address more concrete forms of separation and exclusion.