Our SCMS preview episode will be out in a couple of days, but in the meantime we wanted to alert you to a couple of good tie-ins at SCMS with previous Aca-Media content:
TEACHING RACE & MEDIA IN POST-RACIAL/POST-TRAYVON AMERICA
This roundtable, featuring a keynote by Mark Anthony Neal followed by a discussion with Bambi Haggins, Miriam Petty, and Kristen Warner, will explore the question of how to bring the Trayvon Martin verdict--and the surrounding histories, contexts, and questions--into our classrooms and lecture halls. Listen to Chris's discussion of this topic with Bambi, Miriam, and Kristen from Episode 7. The keynote and roundtable will be on Wednesday, March 19, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in Cirrus.
THE KATHERINE SINGER KOVÁCS ESSAY AWARD
Paula Amad won this for her article “Visual Riposte: Looking Back at the Return of the Gaze as Postcolonial Theory’s Gift to Film Studies” (Cinema Journal 52, no. 3, 2013). Listen to Michael's interview with Paula from Episode 6.
GRRRLS NIGHT OUT DINNER
On Friday, March 21, 7:30 – 11:30 pm, the annual Grrrls Night Out dinner will be held at FareStart Restaurant. Listen to our feature on last year's GNO from Episode 12.