Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville’s Department of Mass Communications will focus on the theme “Diversity amidst Adversity” for it 2017 Mass Comm Week. The program features a series of talks, panel discussions, films, and Q and A sessions on controversies ranging from the place of the press in politics, journalistic coverage of minority groups, the refugee issue, and emerging media trends. A stellar cast of international and national academics, practicing journalists, filmmakers, and post-graduate students will share their expertise in a week that will dig into the challenging issue of diversity, conflict, and inclusion.
The series will begin on April 3 and run through April 6. For a detailed events schedule and additional information see: https://www.siuemasscommevents.com