The Media School’s weekly colloquium series is back. Listen to faculty members and graduate students from The Media School and other universities discuss their research and more. Sessions are 12:20-1:10 p.m. every Friday in Franklin Hall 310. All are welcome.
Dylan Mulvin, postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research
Mulvin’s talk will discuss digital image processing as told through Playboy’s “Lena image.”
Rachel Plotnick, assistant professor at the University of North Carolina Charlotte
Research interests include user interfaces, human-machine relationships, media studies and technology.
Professional development with Sally Ronald, associate director of investigations and training programs for the Office of Student Welfare and Title IX
Kevin Driscoll, assistant professor at the University of Virginia
Research interests include popular culture, political communication and networked personal computing, with special attention to mythology, folklore and infrastructure.
As longtime professors in the former School of Journalism, Weaver and Wilhoit are innovative researchers in journalism and media. In November the two published The American Journalist in the Digital Age: A Half-Century Perspective, a follow-up to research they began in the 1980s. Both are members of the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.
Professional development: Surviving A.B.D.
Spring Break — no talk
Julien Mailland, assistant professor
His presentation is titled “Platforms in the Public Interest: Lessons from Minitel.”
Christine Ogan, professor emerita, The Media School and the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Research interests include the combination of information and communication technologies with international social and political issues.
Research interests include media, political participation and social movements.
Kern Scholarship talk, Eric Blom
Blom is a master’s student in The Media School and is the 2017-18 recipient of the Kern Scholarship.
Doctoral student Katrina Overby