Lectures

//Lectures

Women Shaping Women One Image At A Time: A Media Literacy Journey

In her lecture "Women Shaping Women, One Image at a Time", Dr. Jayne Cubbage discusses stereotypes of black women in media and presents media literacy as a key solution.

By | August 15th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Digital Technology and Addiction

Do we need new new teaching pedagogies nowadays with the emergence of different social platforms?  

By | August 4th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Deconstructing Extreme & Radical Messages in the Digital Age

Dr. Claudia Kozman gave a lecture on deconstructing extreme and radical messages in the Digital Age with reference to framing theories.

By | August 4th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Power of Data

Data do not stand in linear deterministic relationship to the things represented in them.

By | July 29th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Security in the Digital Age

"Security in the Digital Age" hosted activism and digital security experts to discuss the security issues that faces human rights activists during war and conflict.

By | July 28th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

“Who owns what?”: News and Political Economy

Dr. Moses Shumow speaks about what is it like to have powerful media owners. Dr. Shumow also discusses the impact of politics on media and vice versa.

By | July 28th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Teaching about Propaganda Past, Present and Future

Dr. Hobbs showed participants how to recognize the techniques of propaganda and invited faculty participants to fight negative propaganda through education, specifically media and digital literacy education.

By | March 2nd, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Remixing the Civic Imagination

This lecture discusses how to deal with entertainment media once we have the capacity to tell our own story through acquiring skills through play.

By | December 14th, 2016|Lectures|0 Comments

MIL in Schools

Ms. Mishka Mourani (IC), Ms. Lynn Sakr (Jesus & Mary), and Ms. Ghadeer Mansour (PYLARA) moderated by Lubna Maaliki (LAU) shared with us their experience in introducing media literacy in their schools. Ms. Mourani talked about MDL in IC is incorporated MDL within the curricula in the early grades and provided training to teachers and trainers by sending them to MDLAB. [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Lectures|0 Comments

Media, Youth, and Radicalization

Ms. Oubada Kasar (LAU), Ms. Nadine Mazloum (Newsroom Nomad), and Dr. Khaled Nasser (LAU) moderated by Ms. Nada Abdul Samad discussed the relation between media and youth radicalization. Ms. Oubada Kasar talked about her findings from a study about she conducted around the usage of media among youths and its connectedness to radicalization. The study exhibited the [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Lectures|0 Comments