October 17, 2017: Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, delivered the 2017 CARGC Distinguished Lecture in Global Communication "Digital Formations of the Powerful and the Powerless."
Global and Comparative Communication Videos
March 2, 2017: On the occasion of the launch of Global Media Studies (Toby Miller & Marwan M. Kraidy, Polity, 2016), a distinguished panel of global media studies scholar-teachers discussed connections between their research and pedagogical practices. CARGC's "Teaching and Learning Global Media Studies" panel featured Christopher Ali, Fabienne Darling-Wolf, Marwan M. Kraidy, Toby Miller, Nancy Morris, and Patrick Murphy.
September 7, 2016: Mimi Sheller, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and founding Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University, delivered the 2016 CARGC Distinguished Lecture in Global Communication, "On the Maintenance of Humanity: Learning from Refugee Mobile Practices."
On April 26, 2016, the Annenberg School for Communication paid tribute to Monroe Price, an acclaimed global communication scholar who has been with the Annenberg School for Communication for a decade. He has served as the founding director of the Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication. This warm and inspiring event included five panelists who paid tribute to Price's remarkable career and accomplishments.
Honing the Visual was a conference organized by the Center for Global Communcation Studies at Annenberg on January 28-29, 2016. It brought together academics, human rights practitioners, journalists, filmmakers and policy makers to examine the interplay between visuals and human rights. It sought to address how, under which circumstances, and to what ends visual technologies and platforms shape the recognition and restitution of human rights claims. In this video, Claire Wardle (Gr'04) of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University gives a workshop on authenticating and verifying eyewitness video, which is now proliferating in the age of smartphones and social media. She is introduced by Annenberg Doctoral Student Opeyemi Akanbi.