The nation’s leading innovators of media, music and film headline Texas Southern University’s School of Communication’s annual conference scheduled for April 16-20 in the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanities building.
This year’s event is being held in conjunction with the 40th Intercultural Communication Conference in which “Communication, Membership, Globalization: Implications for World African Community” is the theme.
Some of the nation’s leading media ambassadors including journalists, filmmakers, tech-preneurs TV and radio personalities, content creators, scholars and entertainment mogul Ernest Walker will share their perspectives on how media, music and film are bridging the gap of misconception, destroying stereotypes, tearing down walls of hate and intolerance and building consensus and understanding on political, economic and social issues across cultures.
“The week-long conference will enlighten and inspire our students and the global community to actively engaged in discourse that will empower them, “ said Dr. Chris Ulasi, chairperson of the #TSUCommWeek 2018 committee.
On Monday, April 16, there will be high school tours and a grand kick-off concert the MLK portico. Local artists and TSU students will perform. Student work will be showcased throughout the week and the Dean’s Awards Ceremony and Dinner will be held to cap off the conference on Friday, April 20.
The entire event will be carried across multiple social media platforms. The website, www.tsucommweek.com, will showcase all of the panels and presenters. You can follow the events in real-time on social media.