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March 2017

Sam Cherribi lecture “Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring and Political Islam

March 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Cox International Center, Grady College, and the Department of International Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs will co-sponsor Dr. Sam Cherribi’s lecture "Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring and Political Islam." Sam Cherribi (PhD, University of Amsterdam) is Senior Lecturer at Emory University (MESAS) and Associate Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics. Prior to moving to Emory in 2003, Dr. Cherribi served as a Member of Parliament in The Netherlands for two consecutive four-year terms (1994-2002), during which time he also represented…

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Public Policy in America panel discussion

March 29 @ 6:45 pm

Joseph Watson, Jr. will be joined by Major General W. M. Rajczak USAF (Ret.), Arthur Tripp, Audrey Haynes and moderator Gary Bertsch, for a conversation about the importance of public policy and service, as well as the many career opportunities in the realm of public service. This program is presented by SPIA and the American Enterprise Institute.

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Peabody Awards Presents a Conversation with Ray McKinnon

March 29 @ 7:00 pm
Ray McKinnon, Showrunner for "Rectify"

Ray McKinnon, winner of both a Peabody Award and an Academy Award, will hold a conversation with students at 7pm, Wednesday, March 29, in the Peyton Anderson Forum at the Grady College.  The event is free and open to all.  Ray McKinnon, a writer, director, producer and actor from Adel, Georgia, and is best known as the Executive Producer and show runner of the Peabody-winning show "Rectify," Sundance-TV’s first dramatic series.  In 2001, Ray won the Academy Award for his…

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CNN’s Richard Griffiths to guest lecture

March 31 @ 11:20 am - 12:10 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:20am, repeating indefinitely

One event on February 3, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on February 10, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on February 17, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 3, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 17, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 31, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on April 7, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on April 14, 2017 at 11:20am

Richard Griffiths

Richard T. Griffiths, vice president and senior editorial director at CNN, will guest lecture in the journalism ethics and diversity course.  Griffiths is serving as an Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership during the spring 2017 semester.  Other lectures will be Feb. 3, 10, 17, March 3, 17, 31 and April 7 and 14.  All of the lectures are open to Grady students and faculty.  

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April 2017

190 Years and Counting: Why the Black Press Still Matters

April 3 @ 11:15 am
Studio 100, Grady College + Google Map

In celebration of the 190th anniversary of the Black Press, the Department of Journalism is pleased to welcome Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association.  Chavis is an entrepreneur, global business leader, educator, civil rights leader, NAACP Life Member, syndicated columnist and author.  The event is co-sponsored by UGA's chapter of NABJ.

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CNN’s Richard Griffiths to guest lecture

April 7 @ 11:20 am - 12:10 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:20am, repeating indefinitely

One event on February 3, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on February 10, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on February 17, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 3, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 17, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 31, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on April 7, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on April 14, 2017 at 11:20am

Richard Griffiths

Richard T. Griffiths, vice president and senior editorial director at CNN, will guest lecture in the journalism ethics and diversity course.  Griffiths is serving as an Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership during the spring 2017 semester.  Other lectures will be Feb. 3, 10, 17, March 3, 17, 31 and April 7 and 14.  All of the lectures are open to Grady students and faculty.  

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Free

Special screening and Q&A with producer: “Tickling Giants”

April 9 @ 1:00 pm
Tate Theater, 45 Baxter Street
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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A funny and heartbreaking new film about the “Egyptian Jon Stewart”, Bassem Youssef, "Tickling Giants" is coming to Athens for a special screening on Sunday, April 9, 1 p.m. at the Tate Theater on the campus of the University of Georgia. This showing is part of an international effort to spark dialogue about the abuse of power, free speech, and how we treat Muslims. Following the showing is a Q&A with the film’s producer Sara Taksler (currently Senior Producer of…

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Gateway to Business Webinar: Becoming a Successful Negotiator

April 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Joseph Olewitz

Join NY-based UGA alum and experienced Agency professional Joseph Olewitz as he presents tips and tricks for becoming a successful negotiator and establishing terms and conditions of your business engagement after networking success.. The one-hour live webinar includes presentation, Q&A, and links to valuable resources. This is the third of three webinars. Listen to all three or just one. There is no charge to participate. Register here. Questions? Contact kelvin.rutledge@uga.edu or info@v-cro.com

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Eliminating Malaria — Can the Glass Ceiling be Broken?

April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Voices from the Vanguard, a series featuring professionals addressing global disease issues, concludes with a talk by Richard W. Steketee, director of the Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa Program. The series is presented by the Grady College Health and Medical Journalism program and the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases.

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CNN’s Richard Griffiths to guest lecture

April 14 @ 11:20 am - 12:10 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:20am, repeating indefinitely

One event on February 3, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on February 10, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on February 17, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 3, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 17, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on March 31, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on April 7, 2017 at 11:20am

One event on April 14, 2017 at 11:20am

Richard Griffiths

Richard T. Griffiths, vice president and senior editorial director at CNN, will guest lecture in the journalism ethics and diversity course.  Griffiths is serving as an Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership during the spring 2017 semester.  Other lectures will be Feb. 3, 10, 17, March 3, 17, 31 and April 7 and 14.  All of the lectures are open to Grady students and faculty.  

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