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Hutton Honors College

 — Indiana University

The Camera's Eye
The Impact of What We See on What We Know and Remember
with Patten Lecturer and Journalism Scholar Barbie Zelizer

An Undergraduate Discussion Supper

Thursday, Oct. 25, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Harlos House (1331 E. Tenth St.)
SIGN-UP REQUIRED: See details below

IU Alumna Libby Baney Barbie Zelizer is a highly renowned scholar, whose research focuses on the cultural dimensions of journalism. She explores, in particular, the areas of journalistic authority, collective memory, and media images in crises and wars. Zelizer's authored and co-authored publications include About to Die: How News Images Move the Public; Journalism After September 11; Reporting War: Journalism in Wartime; The Changing Faces of Journalism: Tabloidization, Technology, and Thruthiness; Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Memory through the Camera's Eye; and Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, The Media, and The Shape of Collective Memory. The winner of numerous awards, Zelizer is also a regular contributor in periodicals, and on television and the Internet. She holds the Raymond Williams Chair of Communication in the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. The conversation at this supper may range as widely as your interests.

SIGN-UP INFO: If you are interested in attending this undergraduate event, please check your schedule to make sure you are available for the entire event and e-mail Anna Duquaine (, indicating you wish to sign up for the "Barbie Zelizer" program and include your name, e-mail address, year in school, and field(s) or study. Space is limited so we will let you know by e-mail if a space was available when you replied. The supper is co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program.

Barbie Zelizer will speak during the week of October 22-26 as part of the Patten Lecture series:

-"What Does Genocide Look Like? And How Do We Know It When We See It?"
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7:30-9 p.m. Maurer School of Law, Moot Court Room (Law 123)

-"Why Pictures of People About to Die Depict News Events Involving Death"
Thursday, Oct. 25, 7:30-9 p.m. Maurer School of Law, Moot Court Room (Law 123)

For more information click here.

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