Critical Conversations: Media Studies at the Intersection of Theory and Practice

poster with headshot of Tara McPherson and Phil Ranta

Event Information

Date & Time
February 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
Location Information
Critical Conversations
Event Type
Panel Discussion

This conversation will focus on jobs in new media industries as well as the use of digital platforms for reaching different political constituencies. Moderated by Professor Sheila Murphy, conversation will be between guest participants Phil Ranta, head of Gaming Creators, North America at Facebook, and Tara McPherson, professor and chair of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, and author of two award-winning books, Feminist in a Software Lab and Reconstructing Dixie.

The U-M Department of Film, Television, and Media’s Critical Conversations speaker series creates a space for film and media scholars and artists/practitioners to engage in dialogues about past and contemporary topics that influence media industries, audiences, and society at large.

Additional Infomation

Library Contact
Jamaine M Wourman
Event Contact
Mary Lou Chlipala
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