Journalism alum Kyle Clark '05 interviewed President Obama on Oct. 27. Clark, a reporter for KUSA in Denver, Colo., pressed Obama on whether Americans were denied assistance during the terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya. See the interview here.
Jason Harrington was accepted into CinAnima Portugal for the world premiere of his latest, animated film, Breathing In.
Pablo Calvi, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, published a chapter in Global Literary Journalism: Exploring the Journalistic Imagination. The book explores the expanding field of literary journalism, which editors call “disputed terrain.” The book is a collection of writing from more than 20 international academics on a wide range of topics all relating back to literary journalism.
Calvi penned the chapter on Jose Marti, a Cuban national hero and important figure in Latin American literature. The book was released in June 2012 and is available on Amazon.com.
Special thanks to our generous alumni who volunteered this semester, sharing their expertise with our students, faculty, and staff. Some served as guest speakers in classes; others supported our student organizations at meetings and events; and others visited campus to screen professional work.
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Joshua Bonnetta, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, has been invited for a second term to serve as a Composer-in-Residence in Electroacoustic Studio ALPHA at the Visby International Centre for Composers in Sweden from December 21, 2012 until January 18, 2013.
The Visby International Centre for Composers (VICC) – on the Island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea – is a working and meeting place for composers, dedicated to promoting contemporary music through residencies, concerts, conferences, seminars, educational and co-operation projects – the only specialized centre of its kind within the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM), of which VICC is a member.
Bonnetta an interdisciplinary artist working across film, video and sound will be creating a series of new electroacoustic compositions for audio-visual performance, theatrical exhibition, installation and forthcoming musical publications in 2013.