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Journal-isms: A Black History Month Event

Monday, February 6th 7pm-9pm 

Journl-isms Inc. is co-sponsoring this special Black History Month event with the American University School of Communication (AU SOC). The special guest will be Dr. Julius Garvey, a surgeon and son of the legendary Black nationalist and Pan Africanist Marcus Garvey -- who used journalism to communicate his message via his newspaper, The Negro World, from 1918 to 1933. Join us via ZOOM, Monday, February 6th from 7pm-9pm. RSVP Here

The Future of UK Public Diplomacy

The Future of UK Diplomacy: A Fireside Chat with UK Ambassador Karen PierceFriday, Feburary 10th 1:00pm-2:30pm

What is the UK’s vision for the future of its international profile at the end of the era of its longest reigning monarch? Join the British Ambassador to the US, Dame Karen Pierce DCMG, for a Q&A that will explore this subject and others like it on a panel moderated by AU SOC Professor Priya Doshi and AmeriMUNC’s Ethan Wong. The event will take place on the second floor of McKinley in the Doyle Forman Theater. RSVP here

Recent Past Events

Don't Worry Darling CSI Screening

"Don't Worry Darling" Screening: A Movie in Style!
Friday, December 2nd 7:00pm - 9:30pm

American University’s Center for Student Involvement is hosting a screening of "Don't Worry Darling" at SOC's Doyle Forman Theater on the second floor of the McKinley Building. Doors open at 7pm!

She Said Film Screening and Panel

"She Said" Film Screening and PanelWednesday, October 26th 6pm-9pm

SOC and the SOC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee invite you to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the #MeToo movement with a special screening of "She Said," a film based on the book by New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor whose stories chronicled Harvey Weinstein's systemic sexual misconduct. The screening will take place in the Doyle Forman Theater on the 2nd floor of the McKinley Building at American University. There will be a short discussion after the film. This event features NBC Universal and the SOC Journalism Division as co-sponsors along with the Diversity Committee and the PRSSA student chapter.

Covering the White House Event

Behind the Scenes: Covering the White House

Wednesday, October 19th 7pm-8pm

Join us October 19th at 7 pm for an inside look at what it means to cover the White House for a major news network. This incredible panel features two chief White House correspondents and is moderated by CNN VP and Managing Editor Antoine Sanfuentes. SOC thanks Antoine for returning to this event this fall. He will go behind the scenes to explore how these professionals keep the public informed about the critical issues of our day. Panelists include NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Kristen Welker and CNN Chief White House Correspondent Kaitlan Collins. 



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