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Events

Upcoming J-School Events

Bringing the World to the J-School.  The J-School hosts public events with distinguished speakers from the media, politics, business and other fields, many at North Gate Hall.

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 19th
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Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down

Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down speaks of remembrance and change, of struggle and privation, of loving and loss, of then and now. B&W photographs taken years ago but never before published are interwoven with recent color photographs, that relates Richards’s relationship with an impoverished delta family as well as a growing awareness of his own aging and mortality.

 
Thursday, September 25th
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ACID TEST: LSD, Ecstasy and the Power to Heal by Tom Shroder

Provocative, informative, and wildly entertaining, ACID TEST is a timely and controversial take on the potential psychedelic renaissance that is changing lives, clinical trial by clinical trial.  

 
Saturday, November 8th
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The Latest in Longform

Under the direction of Constance Hale, this Cal conference brings together top editors and an audience of talented, veteran writers. 

 

Recent Events

Monday, June 2nd, 2014
Multimedia Storytelling Institute 2014

To stay ahead in the new media environment you must be proficient in storytelling with video, photography, and data visualization tools and technologies. Plus, be a producer of online content to websites, news sites, blogs, and social networks. This intensive two-week program is a hands-on training in essential skills for digital media production.

Advance Registration Required

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
THE SUN NEVER SETS

Filmmaker Ben Daitz will appear in person for a post-screening Q&A. 

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
Suzanne Franks | Women in Journalism

In many countries, the majority of high profile journalists and editors remain male. Although there have been considerable changes in the prospects for women working in the media in the past few decades, women are still noticeably in the minority in the top journalistic roles, despite making up the majority of journalism students.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Envisioning Human Rights: The Next Generation

Envisioning Human Rights: The Next Generation includes paintings, photographs, and prints by UC student artists from across the state, addressing critical human rights issues.

Work by J-School students: Emily Marie Gibson '15, Mateo Hoke '14, and Avni Nijawan '14.  

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
"Silent River" | Documentary Screening and Discussion

The film will be followed by a discussion with Professor Cynthia Gorney of the Graduate School of Journalism and Harley Shaiken, chair of the Center for Latin American Studies.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Robert Nickelsberg | Afghanistan: A Distant War

Robert Nickelsberg captures the brutality and suffering, often amid stunning beauty, of the convulsions that have engulfed Afghanistan. Here he presents an extraordinary portfolio of images, accompanied by incisive commentary, that explain the country's tragic history.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Professional Seminar: Orlando Bagwell

Orlando Bagwell will discuss the future of the documentary program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and, generally, what students need to know today to successfully practice the documentary film craft.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Professional Seminar: Katie Galloway

Katie Galloway will discuss the future of the documentary program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and, generally, what students need to know today to successfully practice the documentary film craft.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
See All About It

You are cordially invited to an opening reception and lecture to celebrate the newly endowed and named Reva and David Logan Gallery of Documentary Photography in the halls of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.  The exhibit runs through May 1, 2014.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
Professional Seminar: Dan Sturman

Dan Sturman, of Stanley Pictures, will discuss the future of the documentary program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and, generally, what students need to know today to successfully practice the documentary film craft.

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