Fellowships, contests, and job listings, oh my!

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Spring has sprung, and budding along with the flowers are opportunities for professional development, fellowships, publication of research, and youth contests.

Be sure to check out the ‘More Opportunities’ section below, and e-mail us at[email protected]with your own contests, events, and calls for contributions. We’ll help you get the word out!

 

Cheers,

Sherri Hope Culver
President, NAMLE

[email protected]

 

 

 

Board of Directors

& committee membership

 

Lynda Bergsma
Past President

Chair, Member Services

Fundraising

 

Emily Bonilla

Resources

 

Sherri Hope Culver

President

Fundraising

 

Rhys Daunic

Secretary

Chair, Resources

 

Ethan Delavan

Treasurer

Chair, Conference

 

Jasmine Hood

Visibility, Fundraising

 

Cathy Leogrande

Member Services

Professional Development

 

Cynthia Lieberman

 

Paul Mihailidis

Resources

 

David Cooper Moore

Chair, Professional Development

 

Tina Peterson

Editor of NAMLE Update

Chair, Visibility

 

Erin Reilly

1st Vice President

Resources

 

Rebecca Reynolds

 

Carol Tizzano
Professional Development

 

DC Vito

 

Executive Director

Michelle Ciulla Lipkin

Fundraising

 

NAMLE Needs You.

You can make a difference and advance the mission of media literacy education by joining one of the NAMLE Committees listed above.

 

The purpose of

media literacy education is to develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression needed by critical thinkers, effective communicators, and active citizens in today’s world.

 

Could you use a free DVD of a thought-provoking film, with an educator’s guide?

We thought so. Read to the end to find out which one we’re giving away this month.

 

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aking Headlines

 

‘Social media literacy’ addressed by Pittsburgh NPR affiliate

Radio WESA spoke with two U. of Pittsburgh professors about teens’ use of social media following an incident of school violence.
[listen online] 

 

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ark Your Calendars 

European Media Literacy Forum

May 27 and 28, Paris [learn more]

Project Look Sharp’s Summer Institute

July 28 – August 1, Ithaca, NY [learn more]

LYC Civics and Law-Related Education Conference: ‘The Informed Citizen: Media Literacy for the Classroom.’

October 9 – 10, Stony Brook, NY [learn more]

Media and Learning Conference

November 20 – 21, Brussels [learn more]

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Passioned: Meet our Members 

 

Annelise Wunderlich

My most recent project was producing a bilingual youth action campaign around the filmLos Graduados/The Graduates, directed by Bernardo Ruiz, which aired on Independent Lens last fall. [read more]

 

Want to recommend an M-Passioned NAMLEmember who should be in our next feature? Contact Tina Peterson at [email protected].

 

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ore Opportunities 

 

Cooney Center Fellows Program 

Application deadline: April 30 [learn more]


Call for Contributions: Media and Learning Conference 2014, Brussels

Submission deadline: May 31 [learn more]

AnimAction’s free youth program

Summer, greater Los Angeles [learn more]


Call for proposals:
LYC Annual Conference, ‘The Informed Citizen: Media Literacy for the Classroom’ 

Submission deadline: May 1 [learn more]

 

The Journal of Media Literacy Education is now accepting submissions for an open call for media literacy education for its Fall/Winter 2014 issue. Please see jmle.org for guidelines to submit research, voices from the field, or reviews. Submission deadline is June 30.

BAYMN Fest

Open to filmmakers age 12 – 24

Submission deadline: August 1 [learn more]

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ployment Opportunities

 

Youth Video Arts Mentor
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee [listing]

YouMedia Manager
Hartford Public Library, Hartford, CT [listing]

Program Coordinator and Digital Media Educator
Outside the Lens, San Diego, CA [listing]

For more listings, visit our organizational

member NAMAC’s job bank.

 

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  ~ April giveaway ~

Three lucky Update readers will win a DVD of the film ‘Lincoln’ along with an educator guide. To enter the drawing, send an e-mail to[email protected] with the subject line ‘April giveaway’ and the information below:

1. Your name

2. Your professional or academic title

3. Where you work

4. How you like to incorporate popular films in your media literacy education work.