Black Media Symposium March 26-30, University of Virginia

PRIDE Magazine presents…..

INAUGURAL
BLACK MEDIA SYMPOSIUM

MARCH 26 2007 – MARCH 30, 2007
University of Virginia

The purpose of the Black Media Symposium (BMS) is to educate and promote discussion of African-American contributions to the media. During a week long series of events. Speakers, guests, panelists, students, and faculty will focus on the content, production, and utilization of Black media.

Content: How are Black people content in the media? How are they used as characters, topics, etc.?

Production: Black people who make media: directors, producers, writers, musicians, etc.

Utilization: How do Black people use the media?

Monday, March 26, 2007
6:00pm-7:00pm
Opening Reception (invitation only)
Newcomb Hall Main Lounge

7:00pm-8:30pm Keynote Address by Mark Lloyd “The New Post-Blackness:
Hip-Hop, Cyberspace and Power in America”
Newcomb Hall Art Gallery

Tuesday, March 27, 2007
7:00pm-8:00pm Fireside Chat
Aniko Bodroghkozy
Reading Room at Brown Science & Engineering Library

Wednesday, March 28, 2007
6:00pm-8:00pm Movie Viewing of “Bamboozled” with follow-up discussion
Wilson Hall.301

Thursday, March 29, 2007
7:00pm-8:00pm Panel Discussion
Clark 108

9:30pm-11:00pm Pride Magazine and B.E.A.T.S present “Poetry & Politics: An Intimate Evening with
jessica Care moore Poole”
Newcomb Hall Commonwealth Room

Friday, March 30, 2007
7:00pm-8:00 pm
Closing Address
Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott
“Black Politicians & Media”
Clark 108

Special Thanks to BMS Sponsors:
Campus Progress
VPSA
Office of African American Affairs
Office of the VP & Chief Office of Diversity & Equity
Black Expression, Awareness, & Thought Society
Restoration Ball Committee – Mary Hall Betts Award

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