Voices in Media -- Events
School of Communication and Media
Voices in Media is a broad initiative of the School of Communication and Media that engages students and faculty with experts from the fields of media, filmmaking, journalism, civic affairs and social networking. Programs include guest lecturers, panel discussions, town-hall meetings and interactive projects -- many of which involve the campus community and general-public.
Past Schedules: 2012-13
Experts in Media Forum is SCM’s high-profile media-speaker series, curated and moderated by SCM Director Merrill Brown. The series presents acknowledged “great thinkers”, writers, executives, social-media innovators, web producers and other key movers and shakers within the industry who share insights regarding their own media career paths, the state of the media industry generally, and opportunities for students to build professional networks. [Read more about the launch of this program.]
Montclair Film Forum, sponsored by SCM’s Filmmaking Program , is a weekly lecture series featuring contemporary filmmakers who come to speak about their work and profession. Open to University students and the general public, audience members are invited to hear personal inside-stories and ask questions of some of the most innovative filmmakers working in the industry.
For current and past speaker-schedules, go to: Montclair Film Forum
The SCM Colloquium Series (course # CMDA 490) provides a forum for students, faculty and special guests to share their work and address current issues in news, public policy, government and society. Meetings take place monthly with each date featuring an invited speaker.
The SCM Salon Series is a new program, sponsored by James Leitner, that invites notable guest speakers to share their expertise and thoughts with the Montclair community. [Read more about the launch of this program.]
SCM sponsors a breadth of special projects that foster collaboration among SCM students, faculty and professionals from various media industries.