Category Archives: Classes & Lectures

That Time a Trans Woman Saved My Life

Last week, I chatted with a former student. The last time I saw this student in the spring, she had long curls. This time, they were cut short. I said, “You cut your hair!” She and I talked about curly … Continue reading

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Branded Content with Alex Otto

Alex Otto, Director of Branded Entertainment at TLC joins my COM107 class to talk about the unique intersection of content and advertising. Alex has worked at NBC Universal and CBS Paramount Television. She talks about what she does on a … Continue reading

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Black Women in Media @ BRIC Arts House Dec 2015

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“What is the right age to begin teaching kids about race?”

I was recently asked this question by a colleague. This is my detailed response, which I think belongs here… This does not have a simple answer, but there is a lot of research looking at the psychological development of children … Continue reading

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