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School of Media Arts & Studies hosts 2017 Global Fusion Conference Oct. 13-15

Claire Berlin | Oct 11, 2017

School of Media Arts & Studies hosts 2017 Global Fusion Conference Oct. 13-15

By Claire Berlin

ATHENS, Ohio (Oct. 11, 2017)—The Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies will host the 2017 Global Fusion Conference Oct. 13-15 at the main campus in Athens. The Global Fusion Conference began in 2000 and promotes academic excellence in global media and international communication studies. Over 100 attendees are expected this weekend.

The conference keynote speech by Vice President of Production Sony Pictures Worldwide Daniel Mondschain will take place on Friday evening in Schoonover Center. Other sessions include topics such as “Social media and activism: Social justice movements around the globe,” “Development and innovation through the lens of music” and “Coming-of-age: Digital journalism (business and practice).” Click here to view a complete conference program.

The conference is sponsored by a consortium of universities: the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, Ohio University, Southern Illinois University, Temple University, and the University of Virginia.

For more information about the 2017 Global Fusion Conference, go to their Facebook page or website.