Fall 2010 schedule of events announced

The Fall 2010 schedule of colloquia and special events at the Annenberg School for Communication has been announced.

This fall’s slate of events includes a three-part lecture series by Newsweek magazine Senior Washington Correspondent Howard Fineman, and the return to Annenberg of Professor Emeritus Oscar Gandy for a special colloquium in October. Dates, times, and speakers are listed below. Additional details will be posted at a later time. All events are open to Annenberg faculty, students, and staff. Space is limited for some events. Contact Debra Williams for additional information.

SEPTEMBER 2010 EVENTS       

  • Wednesday, September 15 – Meet scholars Paddy Scannell and Guobin Yang – Noon, Room 500
  • Friday, September 24 – Noon-time colloquium by John B. Jemmott, III, Ph.D., Kenneth B. Clark Professor of Communication and Psychiatry – Noon, Room 500
  • Monday, September 27 – Newsweek Senior Washington Correspondent Howard Fineman on how technology is changing political reporting (part one of three) – Noon, Room 500

OCTOBER 2010 EVENTS  

  • Friday, October 1 – Katherine Sender, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication – “Makeovers & U.S. National Identity Symposium” – Noon to 2pm, Room 500
  • Friday, October 8 – Menahem Blondheim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies and Communication, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presents “What did freedom of speech mean in the Civil War era? The strange cases of [interferences with] the New York Daily News, 1861–1865" – Noon, Room 500
  • Wednesday, October 13 - Scholars Program SummerCulture colloquium - students who participated in the SummerCulture 2010 trip to Hong Kong talk about their research - Noon, Room 500
  • Monday, October 18 – Newsweek Senior Washington Correspondent Howard Fineman on how technology is changing political reporting (part two of three) – Noon, Room 500
  • Wednesday, October 20 – Colloquium with Visiting Scholar Paddy Scannell – Noon, Room 300
  • Wednesday, October 20 – The Annenberg Center for Global Communication Studies and the University of Pennsylvania Department of Cinema Studies present Walter Armbrust discussing Egyptian Political Film – 5:30 p.m. in Fisher-Bennett Hall, Room 401
  • Friday, October 22 – George Gerbner Post-Doctoral Fellow colloquium #1 – Amelia Arsenault, Ph.D. – Noon, Room 500
  • Tuesday, October 26 – Scholars Program Lecture by Visiting Scholar Guobin Yang, Ph.D. – 6:15 p.m., Room 109
  • Friday, October 29 – Noon-time Colloquium, Oscar Gandy, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus – Noon, Room 500

NOVEMBER 2010 EVENTS  

  • Wednesday, November 3 – Scholars Program colloquium with Visiting Scholar Goubin Yang, Ph.D. – Noon, Room 300
  • Friday, November 12 – Noon-time Colloquium, Carolyn Marvin, Ph.D., Frances Yates Professor of Communication – Noon, Room 500
  • Monday, November 15 – Newsweek Senior Washington Correspondent Howard Fineman on how technology is changing political reporting (part three of three) – Noon, Room 500
  • Tuesday, November 23 – Scholars Program Lecture by Visiting Scholar Paddy Scannell – 6:15 p.m., Room 109

DECEMBER 2010 EVENTS  

  • Friday, December 3 – Scholars Program Symposium – “Order and Borders: Communication and Power in the Global Era” – all day, Room 109
  • Friday, December 10 – George Gerbner Post-Doctoral Fellow colloquium #2 – Dan Berger, Ph.D. – Noon, Room 500