February 19, Martyr! A conversation with Kaveh Akbar
Martyr! A conversation with Kaveh Akbar.
Join us for a screening of Crossings (2021), a film documenting a group of international women peacemakers on a risky journey across the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea to call for an end to a 70-year war that has divided the Korean peninsula and its people.
The Union for Democratic Communications Steering Committee is thrilled to announce that our 2023 conference will be held in Philadelphia from October 12-15, 2023. The conference will be hosted by the Media, Inequality, and Change (MIC) Center, a collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication and Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information.
Join Roxane Gay, the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair, and a brilliant group of writers, editors, and agents for a full day of workshops and panels on how to get your writing into the world.
Designed for Rutgers faculty and staff to promote a shared understanding of foundational JEDI concepts including diversity, inclusion, equity, social justice, and intersectionality. Participants will engage in hands-on activities and reflection, applying these concepts to both their professional and personal lives. Presented by the Tyler Clementi Center for Diversity Education and Bias Prevention.
Join Chloé Cooper Jones, author of Easy Beauty, in conversation with Dr. Roxane Gay, the Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University.
Our Diversity Book Club pick for the semester is from LIS Associate Professor Marc Aronson.
This training is meant to provide education and resources to support inclusive hiring practices for faculty and staff with an important role in faculty recruitment efforts. Given that all faculty are such integral parts of the recruitment and hiring process, we are seeking broad participation in the training so that everyone is aware of the potential for bias to impact the process and can learn strategies for mitigating bias throughout.
This event marks the release of the timely and vital guide book Silence and Omissions: A Media Guide for Covering Gender-Based Violence.The book, written in consultation with over one hundred women journalists around the world, sets out a human-rights framework for reporting on gendered violence, as well as the importance of using a survivor-centered approach. It can be accessed digitally or in print.
The 2022 uprisings in Iran, sparked in the aftermath of the state murder of Jina (Mahsa) Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman, have ignited an ongoing country-wide and global movement against the intersectional inequalities in Iran. Join us for an important and timely panel focused on multidimensional issues related to the media coverage and ensuing activism in Iran.