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SOC & CMSI Present SOC PDA: He Said What?! with Kurt Braddock
Wednesday, November 29th 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Politicians and media figures are supposed to be responsible caretakers of democracy. But what happens when trusted public figures "joke" about using violence against political opponents? In this talk, Professor Kurt Braddock will show how violent subtext and "jokes" are no laughing matter, and can lead to actual violence against American citizens.
The Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) Presents SOC PDA (Professors Doing Awesome): Communication professors are doing amazing things all over the world, making an impact through their books, research, films, photo exhibits, journalism, media festivals, and so much more. Who are they and how do they do what they do? Join CMSI for the first SOC PDA spotlight lunchtime series as we hear from an amazing professor showcasing their latest (hottest) work, and break a little bread (er, pizza). RSVP IS REQUIRED AS LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED
Wednesday, November 29th 11am-1pm
SOC and the FMA program present the LAST CAGE DEMO of the semester! Learn how to use the MPC Lightening Grid and essential equipment like the JIIB, SLIDER, DOORWAY DOLLY & MORE! Pizza will be provided! RSVP Here
SOC Presents: Tre’vell Anderson Panel on "We See Each Other"Tuesday, November 14 6:30pm - 7:30pm
A groundbreaking look at the history of transgender representation in TV and film, by an of-the-moment and in-demand culture reporter, Tre'vell Anderson. WE SEE EACH OTHER is a personal history of trans visibility since the beginning of moving images. A literary reckoning, it unearths a transcestry that’s long existed in plain sight and in the shadows of history’s annals, and further contextualizes our present moment of increased representation. Register Here
Eagle Endowment Alumni Awards and Panel
Tuesday, November 14th 7:30pm-9:30pm
Do you have great ideas for projects that benefit communities but lack the funds to put them into action? Join AU SOC to learn about the Eagle Endowment from past grant recipients! Reception & award ceremony to follow. Register Here
Arthur Soto-Vásquez Book Talk: "Migrant World Making"
Wednesday, November 15th 12pm-1pm
As a Latino scholar teaching and researching in the U.S./Mexico borderlands, Dr. Soto-Vásquez brings a special perspective to the process of "Migrant World Making." His talk will also touch on issues of migrant meaning-making on Instagram, contemporary political debate about immigration and the border, and recent illustrations of "Migrant World Making" in action. Register Here
Envision Your Career in PR & Strategic Communication
Monday, November 6th 5pm-6:30pm
Get to know AU SOC's various PR & Strategic Communications programs and jump-start your career. Learn about our combined BA/MA degrees and more by joining us in MGC in the Gianni Loung. RSVP is required & food will be provided! RSVP Here