Tag Archive: Media and Culture

Looking Back at Women’s History Month at Milano

In March Milano celebrated Women’s History Month by engaging students, alumnae, faculty, and staff in conversations about women’s role in challenging orthodoxy, workplace leadership, and the media. On March 14 the panel discussion entitled “Feminist Critique: Contributions to International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy“ highlighted and debated the unique contributions of feminist perspectives in pursuing alternative analyses, frameworks, and movements in …

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NPM Professor Robin Hayes’ New Film “Black and Cuba” Premieres Friday

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Directed by Nonprofit Management Professor Robin Hayes, “Black and Cuba”, premiers Friday at the Pan-African Film Festival in Los Angeles. It follows a diverse group of street-smart students who are outcast at an elite Ivy League university, and band together to adventure to Cuba to see if revolution is truly possible. While filming their poignant encounters with AfroCuban …

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The Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention

Do you think you have an idea to prevent mass atrocities? USAID wants to pay you to hear about them! Visit the website (here) to find out more about how to enter and compete for cash prizes. This is also a great way to build a resume.  

Youth Media Curriculum

Organization:  TBD About Students participating in the Cape Town, South Africa IFP hope to have 3-4 short documentaries (10-12 minutes each) produced by youth about their lives. Per IFP faculty Sean Jacob’s suggestion, these documentaries will focus on the politics of post-apartheid cultural memories and identities, and may work with South Africa’s “Born Free Generation” …

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UNDP: Social Media and Democratic Transition

Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Faculty Supervisor: Rafat Mahdi About Social media tools are reputed to have played a critical role in mobilizing significant numbers of citizens, especially the youth, against established authority in the MENA region perceived as autocratic and unresponsive to their needs.  While in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria, these tools …

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