Don’t Forget; Mass Comm Week!

Mass Communication Week, April 18-22, 2016

Re-Imagining Media:

Opportunities & Challenges

Monday, 4/18

11-1:30 p.m. Dunham Hall Patio Area

First Amendment Free food Festival

2-3:15 p.m.MC 333, DH 1012, TV Studio  

“Surviving/thriving as a freelancer,”

Ashley Seering and Tom Atwood

Tuesday 4/19

9:30-10:45 a.m. MC 454, DH 2007

 “Seeing, Sensing, and Representing Islam and Muslims”,

Dr. Maryam Kashani, Washington University

2-3:15 p.m.  MC 421, DH 1015 

“What you wish you knew before you graduated”

Panel of recent MC alumni:

Eric Sykes, Mobile Developer/Multi Platform Content Producer, KMOV TV Channel 4;

Mollie Rittenhouse, Association Marketing Director, Gateway Region YMCA;

Ashley Seering, Videographer/Owner, Night Owl Productions;

Jason Frazier, MindsEye Radio, 101 ESPN and Development Director, Producer/Board Operator;

Becky Lairson, Social Media Manager, Socially Jen

Wednesday 4/20

130-2:45 p.m. MC 403, DH 2007

Men, magazines, and masculinity in globalizing India,

Dr. Suman Mishra, SIUE,


Thursday 4/21

8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. MC 402, PH 1405 

Reimagining “ethnic press” for a digital age,

Kenya Vaughn, Web Editor for the St. Louis American

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. MC323, DH 1014 

Reimagining the “mediated self” with consultants

Dan Schmidt, AppleCore Consulting, and Alex (Felix) Burkart, Never Industries

11 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. MC330, DH 1014

Twitter and reimagining what it means to be a news “source” –

The Case of Ferguson with Dr. Amber Hinsley, Saint Louis University

Friday 4/22

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. DH 1012, TV Studio 

Mass Comm Alumni Night

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