Friday, September 01, 2006

Another semester of great speakers in the Telecomm Colloquium

Where did the summer go?
The first week of the Fall semester 2006 is behind us now and once again it is time for the schedule of the Telecommunications Colloquium to be released.

My colleague David Waterman has coordinated this series for several years now, and again has a great line up for us. Not only does it highlight how many different things the Telecommunications faculty at IU are doing...but we also have several very interesting guests lined up to speak at well.

Unless otherwise listed, the series takes place on Fridays in RTV 226 from 12:30-1:45pm:

Friday,Sept. 1
David Waterman, Dept. of Telecommunications
Changing Markets , New Technology and Violent Content: An Economic Study of Movie Genre Trends

Friday,Sept. 8
Ted Castronova, Dept. of Telecommunications
The Fun Revolution

Friday,Sept. 15
Erik Bucy, Department of Telecommunications
Taking Television Seriously:A Sound and Image Bite Analysis of Presidential Campaign Coverage, 1992-2004

Friday,Sept. 22
Herman Wasserman, Dept. of Journalism, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (visiting at IU)
RTV 226, 12:30-1:45 pm
The Search for a Global Media Ethic: A View from the South.

Wednesday,Sept. 27
Graduate students presenting at TPRC
RTV 180, 12:00-1:15 pm
Student conference presentations

Friday,Sept. 29
Mark Deuze, Department of Telecommunications
What Does it Mean to Work in the Media Today? Answers from Four Countries and Four Professions.

Wednesday,Oct. 4
Norbert Herber, Dept. of Telecommunications
RTV 180; 12:00-1:15.
Title: The Composition-Instrument: musical emergence and interaction

Friday,Oct. 6
Julie Fox, Department of Telecommunications
What can Blips on Radar Screens Tell Us About How People Process and Remember Mediated Messages?

Friday,Oct. 13
Betsi Grabe, Department of Telecommunications
RTV 226, 12:30-1:45 pm
The liberal bias accusation against journalism: An assessment of visual bias in network news coverage of U. S. presidential candidates from 1992 to 2004

Friday,Oct. 20
Lee Sheldon, Department of Telecommunications
Londontown: A Narrative-Driven Virtual World

Friday,Oct. 27
Andrew Weaver, Department of Telecommunications
Watching Eggle: Children's Enjoyment of Cartoon Violence and Action

Friday,Nov. 3
Thom Gillespie/MIME presentations

Friday,Nov. 10
James Watt, Departments of Language, Literature, and Communication, Rensselaer University (RPI)
The Place of a Research Laboratory in a Creative Technology Program

Friday,Nov. 17
Patrick Osei-Hwere, Dept. of Telecommunications

Nov. 24

Friday,Dec. 1
Annie Lang, Department of Telecommunications

Friday,Dec. 8
Joseph Cappella, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

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