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CLIR CCEPS Student Presentations - Wednesday, December 6, 2017

CLIR CCEPS Culminating Presentations
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | 2:00 p.m.
Founders Room, Claremont Colleges Library

Special Collections and Libraries and the CLIRWater team would like to invite you to the culminating presentations of the summer and fall 2017 CCEPS (Claremont Center for Engagement with Primary Sources) fellowship.

CCEPS Fellows will talk about their experiences working on the CLIRWater project, a 3-year collaborative project supported by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The CLIRWater project is dedicated to digitizing and describing materials related to water resources in Southern California.

For more information: tanya_kato@cuc.claremont.edu

Book Display: Free Speech and Hate Speech in Context

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Want to cut through all the noise of current debates over speech? Interested in getting
scholarly and international perspectives on the evolution of why and when some speech
is or is not protected?

Check out the book display in Mudd 2, near the Services Desk, as well as the online book display that includes ebooks.

"Making Media that Matters: Collaboration, Visibility, Resistance"
Presented by Gina Lamb, Media Studies, Pitzer College

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 4:15 p.m.
Founders Room, Claremont Colleges Library

Today's fast mobile media speeds up our screen life to 15-minute news cycle, and one-click slacktivism and targeted algorithmic bubblespheres disconnect us from our immediate surroundings. In this context, how do we foster a "slow media" movement with glocalized impact, that utilizes participatory media production as a conduit to spark dialogue directly with our neighbors? Hyper-local, and culturally specific productions bring surrounding urbanscapes into new focus, shifting existing relationships by challenging hegemonic corporate media sources that distort, or more often simply ignore, the stories and visibility of entire communities. In this lecture, Prof. Lamb will share example clips highlighting 15 years of collaborative media projects with local community and students.

FMI: Adam Rosenkranz | 909-607-3986 | adam_rosenkranz@cuc.claremont.edu

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