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Global Media Ethics Conference Day Two

Department of Television & Radio at Brooklyn College

Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Global Media Ethics Conference Day Two

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A two-day conference that will bring together filmmakers, artists, scholars, journalists and media professionals to discuss central ethical issues of privacy, surveillance, minority representation and civic responsibility in a diverse and global new media environment.

Registration for Day One (March 15) available at http://globalmediaethics1.eventbrite.com

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FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013

Jefferson-Williams Room, 4th floor, SUBO, Campus Road & 27th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11210

Brooklyn College

8:45-9:15am  Coffee and Breakfast




Annette Danto, Professor and Conference Co-Chair,  Mobina Hashmi, Assistant Professor and Conference Co-Chair

Dr. Maria Conelli, Dean of the School of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts at Brooklyn College


9:35—10:45am  Keynote Address

Jon Alpert,   15- Time Emmy Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker and Journalist

Introduced by:  Paula Massood, Professor and Chairperson of the Film Department at Brooklyn College. Q & A  Moderated by Paula Massood

10:45am—11:00am  Coffee Break

11:00am—12:30pm  Session I

Global Media and Race, Representation and Responsibility in Film and Photography

Moderator: Lynda Day, Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Africana Studies, Brooklyn College)


Dale Byam (Assistant Professor of Performance Studies, Brooklyn College)

Christine Choy (Professor, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Filmmaker, “Who Killed Vincent Chin”)

Sharron Greaves (Associate Professor of Communications, Nyack College)

Edna Negron, professor of journalism, Ramapo College


12:30 – 1:30  Lunch and Discussion Tables


1:30pm - 3:30pm   Session II

Post-Human Ethics: The Self as Media

Moderator:  John J.A. Jannone  , (Director, Performance and Interactive Media Arts Program at Brooklyn College, The Night Bears)


Lev Manovich (Director of the Software Studies Initiative, CUNY Graduate Center)

Samir Chopra (Professor of Philosophy, Brooklyn College)

Sophia Remolde (multimedia artmaker, The Night Bears)

Daniel Munkus (musician and interdisciplinary artist, The Night Bears)


3:30pm—3:40pm   Coffee Break



Screening: Who Killed Vincent Chin?   Christine Choy, Director, Nominated for Academy Award – Documentary Category

Followed by a Q&A with Director moderated by Professor Annette Danto




MARCH 16, 2013

All events take place at the Newsroom/R. 308 of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 3rd floor,230 W. 41st Street,  3rd Floor, between 7th and 8th Avenues

9:30am—2:00pm Registration


9:30am—10:00am Coffee and Breakfast


10:00am—10:15am Welcome

Professor Lonnie Isabel, Distinguished Professor,  CUNY J-School



Screening: Reflection on Media Ethics ( Director, Annette Danto, 25 min., 2011)

Followed by a Q&A session with Professor Danto, moderated by Professor Mobina Hashmi


11:00am—12:30pm Session III

Women in Film and Television: Our Status in Front of and Behind the Scenes

(Co-presented with New York Women in Film & Television)

Moderator Dorothy Rompalske (writer/filmmaker, adjunct assistant professor of Film at Brooklyn College)


Marjorie Rosen (Associate Professor, Department of Journalism, Communication, and Theatre at Lehman College)

Susan Seidelman(screenwriter, producer, and director, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts)

Melissa Silverstein  (writer and blogger at Women and Hollywood, co-founder of the Athena Film Festival)

Je Jae Simmons  (New York Executive Director of SAG-AFTRA)

Rachel Watanabe-Batton (Vice Chair of the Producers Guild of America East, Chair of the Diversity Committee for PGA East)


12:30pm—1:00pm   Lunch and Reception Sponsored by CUNY-J School


1:00pm—3:45pm   Session IV  

Seizing the Time:  The Ethics of Women Creating Their Own Media In Their Own Images

Moderator: Cynthia Lopez (Executive Vice President and Co-Executive Producer of the award-winning documentary series, POV)


Rose Arce (CNN Producer, Who’s Black in America? Series, Pulitzer and Emmy award winning journalist) 

Rita Henley-Jensen (Editor in Chief, Women’s enews and Arabic Women’s enews)

Yoruba Richen ( Harlem-raised filmmaker whose work includes Promised Land, which follows two black communities in South Africa)


3:45pm – 4:45PM   Closing Keynote

Tami Gold, Professor of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College, Guggenheim and Rockefeller grant recipient.

4:45– 5PM Closing Remarks

Annette Danto

Mobina Hashmi

Lonnie Isabel


5 – 6PM -   Wine and Cheese Reception, Sponsored by New York Women In Film and Television

Have questions about Global Media Ethics Conference Day Two? Contact Department of Television & Radio at Brooklyn College

When & Where

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
230 W. 41st Street
Newsroom/R. 308, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10018

Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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