Spring research colloquium schedule announced

The Media School Report • Jan. 16, 2018

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.

Jan. 12

Dylan Mulvin, postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research

Mulvin’s talk will discuss digital image processing as told through Playboy’s “Lena image.”

Jan. 19

Rachel Plotnick, assistant professor at the University of North Carolina Charlotte

Research interests include user interfaces, human-machine relationships, media studies and technology.

Jan. 26

Job talk

Feb. 9

Professional development with Sally Ronald, associate director of investigations and training programs for the Office of Student Welfare and Title IX

Feb. 16

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.

Feb. 23

Common Ground: The Second Annual Media School Graduate Conference

March 2

David Weaver and Cleve Wilhoit, professors emeriti of The Media School

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.

March 9

Professional development: Surviving A.B.D.

March 16

Spring Break — no talk

March 23

Julien Mailland, assistant professor

His presentation is titled  “Platforms in the Public Interest: Lessons from Minitel.”

March 30

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.

April 6

Tina Askanius and Erin Cory, Malmo University, Sweden

Research interests include media, political participation and social movements.

April 13

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.

April 20

Doctoral student Katrina Overby

April 27