The Media School
The Buzz for Graduate Students October 9, 2019
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Gifts of 7K game magazines make IU home to largest collection in Midwest

The magazines provide essential historical context for students and scholars in game studies.

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Moorman's 'Powerful Frequencies' explores radio's role in nation formation

Throughout the 20th century in Angola, Portuguese settlers, guerrilla groups, professional broadcasters and others used radio for a variety of political purposes, both to project power and to challenge the state.

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Oct

09

“Sea Point Days” screening
7 p.m.
Moving Image Archive, Wells Library 048
“Sea Point Days” (2008), directed by François Verster, gives a record of life in Cape Town, South Africa’s most segregated city, through a space where everyone seems to come together.
The screening is part of this season’s Filmmaker to Filmmaker series exploring the work of South African-based filmmakers Verster and Jahmil X.T. Qubeka, both leaders in the industry.
The event is co-sponsored by The Media School’s Black Film Center/Archive and Center for Documentary Research and Practice.

Oct

10

InLight Film Festival
IU Cinema
The fourth InLight Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, co-sponsored by The Media School, will feature screenings and conversations with five contemporary documentary filmmakers intended to raise awareness and foster dialogue related to socio-political issues.
The screenings are free but require a ticket.​
“Of Good Report” screening
7 p.m.
Moving Image Archive, Wells Library 048
“Of Good Report,” directed by Jahmil X. T. Qubeka, tells the story of an affair between an introverted high school teacher in South Africa and a student that ends in tragic consequences.
The screening is part of this season’s Filmmaker to Filmmaker series, which explores the work of South African-based filmmakers Qubeka and François Verster, both leaders in the industry.
The Media School’s Black Film Center/Archive and Center for Documentary Research and Practice are event co-sponsors.

Oct

11

InLight Film Festival
IU Cinema
The fourth InLight Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, co-sponsored by The Media School, will feature screenings and conversations with five contemporary documentary filmmakers intended to raise awareness and foster dialogue related to socio-political issues.
The screenings are free but require a ticket.​
Flyover Podcast Festival
Dimension Mill
Experienced and aspiring podcasters can learn about creative, technical and business-savvy podcasting innovation. Jay Baer, New York Times best-selling author, will be the keynote speaker.
ICR weekly research meeting
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Franklin Hall 017
Join other graduate students and faculty members to discuss social science research.
Research colloquium
12:20-1:10 p.m.
Franklin Hall 310
Listen to faculty members and graduate students from The Media School and other guests discuss their research and more.
The Media School Graduate Association is sponsoring a professionalization session, “On Grants and the IU Grad Grants Center.”

Oct

12

InLight Film Festival
IU Cinema
The fourth InLight Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, co-sponsored by The Media School, will feature screenings and conversations with five contemporary documentary filmmakers intended to raise awareness and foster dialogue related to socio-political issues.
The screenings are free but require a ticket.​
Thollem McDonas performance
7:30-8:30 p.m.
Luddy Hall: The Dorsey Learning Hall, Room 1106
Composer and pianist Thollem McDonas will perform acoustic and electric piano music alongside video projections by ACVilla.
The performance, part of McDonas’ North American tour, is co-sponsored by The Media School’s Media Arts and Production and Cinema and Media Studies units.

Oct

14

Deadline: Kern Scholarship application
The Kern Scholarship for Innovation in Journalism provides financial support to graduate students for projects that will encourage research and experimentation in new journalistic concepts, content and techniques, especially those that support the profession’s public affairs mission. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Oct

15

Perfect Your Social Media
5-6 p.m.
501 N. Park Ave.
Join the IU Center of Excellence for Women & Technology’s Social Media Team to do a deep dive into your mission, vision and values, and draft your personal brand.

Oct

18

Fall break
Classes do not meet on fall break.
 

Careers and Internships

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Featured faculty opening

University of Texas at Austin
Assistant professor of visual communication and persuasion in health communication
Priority deadline: Oct. 15
Applicants for this tenure-track position should have expertise in visual communication and persuasion in the health context and be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Potential focus areas include data visualization, persuasion in visual communication, the role of visuals in interactive design and techniques for making big data accessible for tailored health communication interventions.

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