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Art, Community Radio, and Social Change with Issa Nyaphaga

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Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Location: Mary Graydon Center, Room 330N (SETH Conference Room), American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016

Issa Nyaphaga is an exiled Cmaeroonian activist and artist living in France, where he engages in innovative social work projects with a wide variety of at-risk groups, including child soldiers from Africa. 

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Mesoamerica Resists

Presentation by the Beehive Collective

Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Abrahmson Family Founder's Room, SIS Building, American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016

The Beehive Collective is coming to DC! After almost a decade of careful research, narrative crafting, and design, the Beehive Design Collective has released their "Mesoamerica Resists" graphic and will be on campus at American University to present their incredible work.

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Faculty Forum: Games to Empower Neighborhoods

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Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Location: The Media Innovation Lab, Mckinley Building, American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016

Professor Benjamin Stokes will explain how a new kind of of game is fighting segregation and promoting sustainable business.

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Documentary Roundtable

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Making a living in a fair-use-friendly world

Date: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Studio A at Interface Media Group, 1233 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Join WIFV, The Documentary Center, CMSI and Partners for a Documentary Roundtable on the latest news in fair use.

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ASMPDC & FotoWeek DC

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Date: Monday, November 10, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: The Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corner of 8th and G streets N.W., Washington D.C. (Entrance from G Street)

Join The American Society of Media Photographers and the Center for Media Impact in celebrating FotoWeekDC with renowned portrait photographer Mark Seliger as he discusses his development as a portrait photographer and the evolution of portrait photography in general.

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Faculty Forum: Claudia Myers Directors Talk and Screening of "Fort Bliss"

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Partner Event

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: The Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater, McKinley Building at American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC, 20016

Prof. Mayers, "Fort Bliss" writer and director, will screen and discuss her acclaimed film, which was released nationally this Septemebr.

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"The Trouble With Antibiotics" A Sneak Preview

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Partner Event

Date: Monday, October 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: The Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater, McKinley Building at American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC, 20016

Frontline together with the Investigative Reporting Workshop examine the use of antibiotics on the American farm, and whether it is fueling the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance in people.

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StoriesLab: An Exploration of Immersive Storytelling

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Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

Location: Edgewood Arts Center, 3415 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

A day-long interactive exploration into the possibilities of story to entertain, inform connect, and engage. This year's event will focus on immersive storytelling and is intended to be hands-on; space is limited.

StoriesLab is a project of StoriesLead and is co-presented by the Center for Media & Social Impact.

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LAST CALL AT THE OASIS Screening

Last Call at the Oasis

Visiting Filmmaker Jessica Yu

Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: American University, School of Communication, McKinley Building, Forman Theater, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

Join CMSI on Thursday, April 3 for a FREE screening of “Last Call at the Oasis” followed by a Q&A and reception with Academy Award-winning director, Jessica Yu. Co-sponsored by the Center for Environmental Filmmaking, with support from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and in association with the SOC Water Project.

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DC Global Game Jam

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Partner Event

Date: Friday, January 24, 2014 - 4:00pm - Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 4:00pm

Location: McKinley Building, School of Communication, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016

American University's School of Communication and the Center for Media & Social Impact invite you to join the first Washington, D.C. Global Game Jam!

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