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 · 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 · Northeast Region

Presentations at the Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference

Event Details:
November 10th, 2018, 9:00 AM
Project Look Sharp
University of Rhode Island Providence campus
80 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
https://northeastregionalmedialiteracyconference.com/

Event Description:
The Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference invites K-16 educators, librarians, school library media specialists, after school program directors, media professionals, researchers, cultural workers, and college students to collaborate about the potential and challenges for media literacy and its essential role in education today.

Contact Information:
Kelsey Greene
https://www.projectlooksharp.org/

Twitter:
@theNRMLC
@ithacalooksharp

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 8th

“The Problem with Apu”: Screening + Discussion

Event Details:
November 8th, 2018, 6:00 PM
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Knott Auditorium
4701 N. Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21210

Event Description:
We will be screening the film and having an audience discussion with Dr. Pamela O’Brien and Dr. Jennifer Erdman regarding the messages discussed in the film. Special attention will be paid to the possibility that the show may be removing the character in the coming season.

Contact Information:
Dr. Pamela O’Brien
Associate Professor
pobrien@ndm.edu

Twitter:
#probwithapundmu

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 6th

Adam Ruins Everything on Election Day

Event Details:
Tuesday, November 6th,11:30AM
COMM+MEDIA Research Collaboratory
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043
http://cmrcollaboratory.org/adamruins/
http://cmrcollaboratory.org

Event Description:
Screening and Discussion of “Adam Ruins Everything” on Election Day.

Contact Information:
Dr. Vanessa Greenwood
Professor

Twitter:
@CMRCollaborate
#CMRC

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 7th

Media Literacy in the EdTechClassroom (ETT Summit)

Event Details:
Wednesday, November 7th, 2:00PM
EdTech Teacher
Revere Hotel
200 Stuart St.
Boston, MA 02116
http://ettsummit.org

Event Description:
This week schools and organizations around the world are celebrating the 4th annual Media Literacy Week. Media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, communicate, and create using all forms of communication. In this session, explore fun, engaging, and essential media literacy practices for the Ed Tech classroom.

Contact Information:
Avra Robinson
Conference Chair
avra@edtechteacher.org
http://edtechteacher.org

Twitter:
@edtechteacher21
#ettsummit

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/edtechteacher21/

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 5th

Pop-up Media Literacy Interviews

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th
Saint Vincent College Campus
Various locations
Latrobe, PA 15650
http://www.stvincent.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/communication

Event Description:
A team of three undergraduate students will be conducting and filming interviews throughout Media Literacy Week across Saint Vincent College’s campus. The interviewing team will appear at random times at different locations on campus asking students about their media use, understanding of media literacy, and other probing questions to encourage students to think more critically about their media use.

Contact Information:
N/A

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 7th

I Robots

Event Details:
Wednesday, November 7th, 12:30PM
Saint Vincent College Campus
Prep Hall
Latrobe, PA 15650
http://www.stvincent.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/communication

Event Description:
Screening of a film by a group of undergraduate students in the CA 271 Media Literacy course. This student-filmed documentary follows six college students who attempt to fast from their mobile devices and social media. The film explores these individuals’ reactions to the fast and their personal observations about media use and media literacy.

Contact Information:
N/A

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 6th

Speed Friendshipping

Event Details:
Tuesday, November 6th, 12:30PM
Saint Vincent College Campus
Carey Center
Latrobe, PA 15650
http://www.stvincent.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/communication

Event Description:
In a society where our phones are becoming our best friends, speed friendshipping can remind us that face-to-face interaction is important and should not be dismissed! A simple 10 minute commitment, this event encourages students to put away their phones and meet a variety of new people (and possibly future friends) in a speed dating-style environment.

Contact Information:
N/A