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Race & Media Conference
Race & Media Conference
WhenThursday, May 10 – Saturday, May 12, 2018
Campus locationSamuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC1)
Campus roomUnity Suite
Event typesConferences
Event sponsorsCenter for Communication, Difference & Equity, Department of Communication, and Microsoft.
Target AudienceGeneral Public
Description

The Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity (CCDE) hosts the fourth annual Race & Media conference. The mission of the conference is to a) recognize that racial difference, racialized identities, and racism play a critical role in media production, distribution, and consumption; b) highlight the prevailing rhetoric of post-racism, which combined with an increasing threat to ethnic studies and other academic programs that focus on identity, have weakened our ability to call attention to race; and c) reinvigorate conversations about the complex relationship between race and media, and the necessary role of praxis, or theory-in-action, of race and media scholarship.

See the full schedule and more on the conference website.

Questions? Contact Gina Aaftaab, gaaf@uw.edu, 206-543-8898.

Linkccde.com.washington.edu…
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