Media Literacy Week Events · Northwest Events · November 7th

Unreliable Narrators in Preschool Storytime

Event Details:
November 7th, 10:00 AM
Homer Public Library
500 Hazel Ave.
Homer, AK 99603

Event Description:
Media literacy ideas will be introduced into preschool storytime so families can hear about Media Literacy Week. Books and other resources about media literacy for all ages will be on display in the library as well.

Contact Information:
Claudia Haines (chaines@ci.homer.ak.us)
www.cityofhomer-ak.gov/library

Media Literacy Week Events · Northwest Events · November 5th · November 9th

“The Problem with Apu” Film Screening and Panel

Event Details:
November 5th, 2018, 5:00 PM in the SpEC (in the SUB)
Friday, Nov. 9th at 3pm SMASH Building Rm 209
Idaho Media Initiative & Multicultural Student Services at Boise State University
1910 University Drive Special Event Center
Boise, ID 82725

Event Description:
Showing of The Problem with Apu PG-14 (48 min)

A comedic documentary featuring comedian Hari Kondabolu as he examines the character Apu from the TV series The Simpsons and how the stereotypical portrayl has impacted ideals about East Indian-Americans.

Two showings: Monday, Nov. 5th at 5pm in the SpEC (in the SUB) or Friday, Nov. 9th at 3pm in the SMASH Building Rm 209.

Contact Information:
Therese Woozley: theresewoozley@boisestate.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2200712936840739/ 

Media Literacy Week Events · National Events · November 7th

Teaching Media Literacy with Teaching Tolerance

Event Details:
November 7th, 2:30 PM
Teaching Tolerance
Live on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TeachingTolerance.org/

Event Description:
This live event from Teaching Tolerance will offer practical tips for educators hoping to teach or better understand media literacy. Monita Bell and Cory Collins will address common problems in teaching/understanding media literacy—such as educators not being up to date on the current online landscape, or lack of access to technology—and suggest solutions. Solutions will include our new podcast about digital literacy, The Mind Online. They will also include lessons and resources from our Digital Literacy Framework, which includes K-12 materials that can be used with or without technology, and classroom-friendly videos.

Contact Information:
Lindsey Shelton, Marketing Coordinator:  lindsey.shelton@splcenter.org
https://www.tolerance.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachingTolerance.org/
Twitter: @Tolerance_org, #TeachDigLit
Instagram: @teaching_tolerance, #TeachDigLit

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 5th

Ad Savvy Kids Workshop

Event Details:
November 5th, 9:45 AM
Screen Savvy Kids
Guiteras Elementary School Library
Bristol, RI 02809
http://www.screensavvykids.com/

Event Description:
4th graders at Guiteras Elementary School will learn to question who is behind the media messages that they encounter and they will practice identifying techniques used in advertising.

Contact Information:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScreenSavvyKids/ 

Media Literacy Week Events · Ongoing · Southwest Region

Media and Information Literacy Week

Event Details:
November 5th, 11:00 AM
Red Rocks Community College
Lakewood, Colorado
http://www.rrcc.edu

Event Description:
The library would like to reserve a table on the bridge for the week of November 5th to promote UNESCO’s Media and Information Literacy Week, a week of learning about the social and political implications of media and how to find, critically evaluate, and responsibly create various types of media.

Contact Information:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RRCCLibraryServices/

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 8th

“The Problem with Apu” Film Screening and Panel

Event Details:
November 8th, 2018, 12:00 PM
The Penn State University, Brandywine
https://brandywine.psu.edu/events

Event Description:
Short Pre-viewing Panel, showing the film while enjoying the Pizza, Panel featuring local community leader, Chetana R. Narasimhajois with questions following the viewing. The Civic and Community Engagement , Psychology, HDFS and Communications Arts and Sciences classes, and Multicultural Club members will attend.

Contact Information:
Lynn Hartle, Ph.D Professor of Education, CIVCM minor campus advisor
lch1@psu.edu

Media Literacy Week Events · Northwest Events · November 5th

Screening + Discussion ‘Dark Money’

Event Details:
November 5th, 2018, 7:00 PM
Idaho Media Initiative
Boise State University
Boise, Idaho 83725
Special Events Center at the SUB 1910 University Drive
https://sps.boisestate.edu/imi/2018/10/27/media-literacy-week-film-screening-november-5/

Event Description:
Join us for a free screening of the PBS POV film “Dark Money” which explores how anonymous campaign contributions impact the integrity of American elections and the role media play in the process.

Contact Information:
Therese Woozley theresewoozley@boisestate.edu
https://sps.boisestate.edu/imi/

Media Literacy Week Events · November 6th · Ongoing · Southeast Region

Critical Lenses Online Exhibit Launch

Event Details:
I AM not the MEdia, Inc.
Critical Lenses online exhibit launch
Charlotte, NC
November 6th, 2018
www.criticallenses.com

Event Description:
The Critical Lenses Online Exhibit launches on November 6th 2017 to showcase the work of teens in Media Literacy Education!

Exhibit is created by teens in the I AM not the MEdia, Inc. program!

Contact Information:
Jimmeka Anderson, jimmeka@iamnotthemedia.org
Twitter:@iamnotthemedia

Media Literacy Week Events · November 9th · Southeast Region

Social Media Photo Campaign Project

Event Details:
I AM not the MEdia, Inc.
November 9th, 9:00 AM
Phillip O Berry High School
ww.iamnotthemedia.org

Event Description:
Teens will become media literacy advocates and creators as they learn how to develop a photo campaign that will educate their peers and the community on social media’s influence on mental health.

Contact Information:
Jimmeka Anderson, jimmeka@iamnotthemedia.org
Twitter:@iamnotthemedia