Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 5th

Social Media Campaign

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 9:00AM
Washington, D.C.
News Literacy Project
https://newslit.org/

Event Description:
News Literacy Project will promote #MediaLitWK throughout the week on our Twitter and Facebook channels with a variety of original posts and shared posts.

Contact Information:
Jake Lloyd
jlloyd@newslit.org
(919) 451-3718

Twitter:
@NewsLitProject

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/TheNewsLiteracyProject/

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 7th

Gender in Children’s Media

Event Details:
Wednesday, November 7th, 6:30PM
Fordham University
Lincoln Center Campus
McMahon Hall Room 109 (McMahon Lounge)*
171 West 60th Street.
New York, NY 10019
https://www.childrensmediaassociation.org/

*The street location is the north side of 60th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues

Event Description:
The power and influence of gender representation remains a pressing issue in children’s media. While improvements are visible (witness more girls in lead roles in streaming series and featured in new programs on kids cable networks), challenges remain. Finding the right balance requires understanding — and a desire to help all children find themselves represented in media. Should our focus be on individual programs or individual games? Or should this be dealt with on a network-wide basis? And what about issues of gender fluidity and whether we should be focusing children on binary male/female choices at all? Join us for a deep dive into this topic and come away with a more nuanced understanding of the issues and new ways to think about these issues in your children’s media work.

Contact Information:
Children’s Media Association
Jordana Gilman
Events Director

Twitter:
@cma

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/childrensmediaassociation

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 5th

Screening + Discussion: “The Problem with Apu”

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 5:00pm
Center for Media and Information Literacy
Temple University
Ritter Hall – Walk Auditorium
Philadelphia, PA 19122
https://centermil.org/

Event Description:
Join us for screening of the documentary “The Problem with Apu” and a post-screening discussion exploring racial and ethnic representation in the media.

Contact Information:
Sherri Hope Culver
shculver@temple.edu
@sherrihope1

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 6th

#NYCSchoolsTech Summit on Digital Citizenship

Event Details:
Tuesday, November 6th, 9:00am
Harlem Renaissance Training Center
425 West 12rd. 6th Floor
Between Morningside & Amsterdam
Harlem, NY
https://tinyurl.com/nycschoolstechsummitdigcitnov6

Event Description:
Celebrate Election Day and Media Literacy Week by finding out which digital citizenship provider is right for your students. Supporting students with digital citizenship instruction isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s required. In accordance with Federal and State regulations, every school must educate students in grades K–12 about appropriate online behavior, including responsible use of social networking websites and cyber-bullying awareness. There are so many providers. Which should you choose to ensure your students are engaging safely and responsibly online?

Contact Information:
#NYCSchoolsTech
Lisa Nielsen
#NYCSchoolsTech Director
lnielsen@schools.nyc.gov
http://schools.nyc.gov/tech

Twitter:
#NYCSchoolsTech

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 8th

Film Screening: Celling Your Soul

Event Details:
Thursday, November 8th 7:00pm
Manhattanville College
Berman Theater
2900 Purchase St.
Purchase, NY 10577
http://cellingyoursoul.bullfrogcommunities.com/

Event Description:
Film Screening of the award winning documentary Celling Your Soul with a follow-up Q & A with film director and producer Joni Siani.

Contact Information:
Heidi Raker
PR / Communication
(914) 323-5464
heidi@rgnarrative.com

Twitter:
@cellingyoursoulmovie

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/cellingyoursoul/

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 7th

“The Problem with Apu” Documentary Screening + Panel Discussion

Event Details:
Wednesday, November 7th 12:50pm
Brooklyn College (CUNY)
148 Ingersoll Hall
2900 Bedford Avenue
New York, NY 11210
https://bctvr.org

Event Description:
We’ll be screening the documentary for Brooklyn College students and faculty, then convening a panel discussion about it right after.

Contact Information:
Katherine G. Fry
Department Chair

Twitter:
@bctvrmedia

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 6th

Propaganda Workshop: Visual Storytelling and Persuasive Technique

Event Details:
Tuesday, November 6th
Jacob Burns Film Center
New York, NY
www.burnsfilmcenter.org

Event Description:
Teachers that are part of the JBFC’s professional development community will dedicate one lesson plan during MLW to an application of the “Image, Sound, and Story” curriculum to media and propaganda. The JBFC is designing the lesson plan based upon a workshop it offers about visual storytelling and persuasive technique.

Contact Information:
Adrienne Frank
Education Outreach Coordinator

Twitter:
@jbfc_ny

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 9th

Media Literacy, Youth Engagement and the Midterm Elections

Event Details:
Friday, November 9th, 8:30 AM
Reuters
1 Times Square
New York, NY

Event Description:
The majority of the U.S. midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 34 of 100 seats in the Senate will be up for election. These elections will have serious implications for the U.S. moving forward. Just two days later, on November 9, 2018, we will be bringing together journalists, educators and students to discuss the results of the election and to ask important questions. What have we learned since the 2016 presidential election about how elections are covered by the news media? Did the fake news phenomena have an effect on the midterms? Were voters more savvy and more media literate? Did social media continue to play a significant role? We will hear from journalists who covered the elections and students who voted for the first time.

Contact Information:
National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)
Michelle Ciulla Lipkin
mciullalipkiN@namle.net

Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 8th

Documentary Screening: “The Problem with Apu”

Event Details:
Thursday, November 8th, 7:00 PM
Howard University
525 Bryant Street NW
Washington, DC 20059

Event Description:
Sponsored by truTV and the National Association for Media Literacy Week, Howard University will screen “The Problem with Apu” followed by an in-depth panel discussion featuring some of today’s race and media scholars.

Contact Information:
Jasmin Goodman
jasmin.goodman@bison.howard.edu

Twitter:
#TheProblemWithApu
#ApuHU