AFLSE Los Angeles: Speaker Event
In whose world are we living? The past and the future of news.
Please join us on the evening of Monday, May 15 for a special event! LSE Global Media and Communications Professor Terhi Rantanen will be visiting Los Angeles from London and has graciously agreed to give a talk to our alumni and friends on the very interesting topic of the media's impact on the world. She will be joined by Sarah Banet-Weiser, Future LSE Media and Communications Professor and current Professor and Director of the School of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. We will begin with an informal mixer, and then continue into the presentation by Professors Rantanen and Banet-Weiser. Please RSVP today to secure your space to participate in this great event!
Monday, May 15, 2017
6:00 pm Mixer
7:00 pm Presentation
Ye Olde King’s Head, Crowne Room
132 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
AFLSE Members: Free (with advance RSVP)
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This event is open to AFLSE members and anyone who would be interested in this fascinating topic.
Terhi Rantanen is an academic member of the LSE Council. She is Professor of Global Media and Communications in the Department of Media and Communications. Since 2000 she has directed LSE’s oldest and largest double MSc programme in Global Media and Communications with the University of Southern California (USC). Her research interests include media globalization, and global news.
Sarah Banet-Weiser is Professor and Director of the School of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. She is the author of The Most Beautiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pageants and National Identity (1999); Kids Rule! Nickelodeon and Consumer Citizenship (2007); and Authentic™: The Politics of Ambivalence in a Brand Culture (2012). She is the co-editor of Cable Visions: Television Beyond Broadcasting (2007) and Commodity Activism: Cultural Resistance in Neoliberal Times. She is currently finishing a book on the dynamic relationship between popular feminism and popular misogyny, Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny in an Economy of Visibility (Duke University Press, forthcoming), as well as a co-edited anthology on post-race and cultural politics. She is currently the co-editor of the journal Communication, Culture & Critique.
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