The Future of Media in the Trump Era


 

The Future of Media in the Trump Era with Dave Pell, moderated by Deirdre English

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Join us every Monday evening, as part of Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA, to explore cutting-edge thinking and making on topics of current interest to UC Berkeley’s creative faculty. Whether we are exploring new immersive art technologies, the future of cultural criticism, or the role of the arts in social justice, expect an exciting array of ideas and people. All lectures will commence at 6:30pm in the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) Theater. Co-curated by the Arts, Technology and Culture Colloquium; The Black Room; the Arts Research Center; Berkeley Center for New Media; the Townsend Center for Humanities; Art Practice Department; Digital Humanities; English; and Art of Writing. Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMFPA is supported by the Arts + Design Initiative at UC Berkeley.

Monday, May 1 at 6:30pm
The Future of Media in the Trump Era with Dave Pell, moderated by Deirdre English
BAMPFA Theatre, 2155 Center Street, Berkeley

The Future of Media in the Trump Era is part of The Future of Cultural Criticism series, a program that explores the changing role of criticism and cultural content in response to new technologies, new media platforms, and a new Presidency. Sponsored by the Townsend Center for the Humanities, the Arts + Design Initiative, the Arts Research Center, Digital Humanities, and Art of Writing.

 

Dave Pell is a writer, angel investor, and founder of Next Draft, based in the Bay Area. He has degrees from both UC Berkeley and Harvard University and has written for numerous media sites, including Wired, NPR, Medium, and Forbes.

Deirdre English is the former Editor-in-Chief of Mother Jones magazine where she worked for eight years, ending in 1986. She has written and edited work on a wide array of subjects related to investigative reporting, cultural politics, gender studies, and public policy. English is faculty in the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

 

Please note: All lectures will commence at 6:30pm in the BAMPFA Theater. Doors will open at 6:00pm, seating on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to ensure a seat.