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Webinar: Integrating Social Media into Journalism: Teaching and Practice

October 26, 2010
09:00AM - 10:30AM

Annenberg Hall at Temple University

The United Nations Development Programme, in conjunction with the Institute of Technology and Communication of Erbil in Iraq and the Center for Global Communication Studies, are coordinating a live Skype Seminar on Oct. 26th at 9 a.m. from Annenberg Hall (2020 N. 13th St) at Temple University’s School for Communication and Theater entitled “Integrating Social Media into Journalism: Teaching and Practice.” The Webinar seeks to present methods for integrating new media/social media into curriculum and practice within an Iraqi context.

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Internet Policy Lunch: Net Neutrality

October 21, 2010
12:00PM - 01:15PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

With President Obama and his FCC Chairman expressing strong support for network neutrality, why has the issue fallen into a morass of uncertainty? How is the debate likely to play out over the coming months? And what’s really at stake here? How is the outcome of the current controversy likely to shape the future of the Internet? Kevin Werbach, Associate Professor of Legal Studies at Wharton, co-led the review of the FCC for the Obama-Biden Transition Project, and has served as an expert advisor to both the FCC and National Telecommunications & Information Administration in the Obama Administration, as well as FCC Counsel for New Technology Policy in the Clinton Administration.

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CGCS Visiting Scholar Lunchtime Discussion: Yonghua Zhang

October 14, 2010
12:00PM - 01:00PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

This talk explores Internet development in Mainland China and a couple of applications/uses of the Internet in the country in domestic context of its endeavors in reform and opening towards the outside world and the broader, global context of globalization.

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Islamically Marked Bodies and Neoliberal Locations in Egyptian Cinema

October 10, 2010
05:00PM - 07:00PM

401 Fischer-Bennett Hall

My paper examines a tension evident in I Am Not With Them and other similar productions between on one hand, the neoliberalization of Islam, and on the other hand, agendas for infusing Islamic ethics into neoliberalism. This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of Center for Global Communication Studies, Cinema Studies, Middle East Center, and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Historians of Islamic Art Association.

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