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Teach In: Social Justice, The Media & You

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KU Libraries will host “Read between the lines: Social justice, the media and you,” a teach in featuring four KU faculty members whose work explores how issues such as gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality and class intersect and play out in various media and social media platforms. The teach in will be on Wednesday, November 1, at 3:30 p.m. in Watson Library, third floor West.

Presentation topics and speakers can be found below.

"Emmett Till Memory Project"
Dave Tell, associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies

“Am I a troll?: Feminist public pedagogy and new media interventions”
Meggie Mapes, assistant specialist and director of the basic course

“Racial/ethnic media stereotypes: Effects and counter representations”
Joseph Erba, assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications

“Getting diversity on the map: Marketing sights of commemoration with the National Park Service”
Katie Batza, assistant professor in International & Interdisciplinary Studies – Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies