Global Communication Studies

VIRTUAL EVENT — Fourth Biennial CARGC Symposium

Turkish television drama is one of the leading global media phenomena of the last decade. In this virtual, invitation-only workshop, CARGC scholars and others will share their research on the global life of Turkish television drama, grappling with questions such as:

CARGC Book Talk: Payal Arora, Erasmus University Rotterdam

About the Talk

A digital anthropologist examines the online lives of millions of people in China, India, Brazil, and across the Middle East—home to most of the world’s internet users—and discovers that what they are doing is not what we imagine.

An Evening with Hisham Matar, Pulitzer Winning Libyan Memoirist and Novelist

Join the Middle East Center for an evening with Hisham Matar, Pulitzer winning Libyan memoirist and novelist. Matar's father, Jaballa Matar, a Libyan businessman who became a prominent critic of the Muammar el-Qaddaffi's dictatorship in the late 1970s, was jailed in Tripoli's Abu Salim prison, a notorious torture site where approximately 1,270 prisoners were massacred in June 1996. Whether Jaballa Matar was among them has never been established as the Libyan regime has refused to disclose his fate.

GeoSocial Encounters Symposium

Geosocial Encounters connects documentary artists with researchers and scholar-filmmakers in the environmental humanities. What can video art, experimental documentary, and sensory ethnography teach us about the practice of critical urban, spatial, and environmental research? Conversely, how are scholar-filmmakers utilizing audiovisual tools and contributing to these genres of film and video art?


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