"Community media and armed violence in Mexico: Challenges and dilemmas in the State of Veracruz"
Presented by: Antoni Castells-Talens
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Place: 203 Becker Communication Studies Building
Antoni Castells-Talens is a tenured researcher at Universidad Veracruzana's Centro de Estudios de la Cultura y la Comunicación, and a member of Mexico's Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI). He conducts research on indigenous and community media and on everyday forms of nationalism and state formation in Mexico.
Citizens' Media and War: The Colombian Case
Presented by: Clemencia Rodríguez
Date: Friday, April 12, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:15 p.m.
Place: 1117 UCC
Clemencia Rodríguez, professor of communication at the University of Oklahoma, will present part of her extensive research on how Colombians turn to community media – including radio, television, video, digital photography, and the Internet – as tools to forge lives for themselves and their families that are not entirely colonized by armed conflict and its effects.