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How Did You Do It? Careers in Arts, Media, Entertainment promotional image

How Did You Do It? Careers in Arts, Media, Entertainment

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
  Meet a diverse group of UI Alumni who have succeeded in getting into their dream career fields and hear them share their stories and their advice. After the 45 minute panel, students attending will be able to ask questions in breakrooms with the guests. Heather Burns (Class of ’91) – Deputy Editor, ESPN.com’s NFL Nation – Heather supervises a team of eight editors and 32 reporters. She is a champion of cross-platform storytelling that reaches beyond the football…
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SEO Bootcamp for Journalism Majors

Friday, October 29, 2021 9:00am to 5:00pm
Virtual
Journalism Students:  This session is FREE for you!  Learn the history of search engine optimization and develop real-world skills by diving headfirst into this content and technical SEO bootcamp. Students will conduct keyword research to provide recommendations for existing websites, learn to identify search trends, and leave with the ability to develop an SEO strategy. For more details, contact jaime-bell@uiowa.edu
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The Future of the Republican Party

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
Please join us for a discussion featuring alternative views on the challenges facing the Republican Party and the impact that the internal discussions occurring in the party will have on policy-both when in the majority and when in the minority. No matter your political views, President Trump has had a major impact on the prioritization of issues and talking points within the Republican Party. Tom Rice, PhD, professor of Political Science, will serve as Moderator.  Keynote Speakers: Terry…
Behind The S[cr]een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries — 2021–22 Obermann Humanities Symposium promotional image

Behind The S[cr]een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries — 2021–22 Obermann Humanities Symposium

Thursday, April 21, 2022 (all day)
2021–22 Obermann Humanities Symposium  Behind The S[cr]een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries April 21-23, 2022  One of the spaces where critical work around black images happens involves what can be seen—the actual images that dance across our screen from Black-ish and The Chi to Harriet and Dear White People. But what happens if we recast our gaze and look behind the screen to situate black cultural production? As a conflicted and contradictory space, the media industries…
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