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Henry Jenkins      

Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalist, and Cinematic Arts, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California

Henry Jenkins is the Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He is also the principal investigator on the Media Activism Participatory Politics project. Jenkins joined USC from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was Peter de Florez Professor in the Humanities. He directed MIT’s Comparative Media Studies graduate degree program from 1993 to 2009. Jenkins has written several books, most recently co-authoring Reading in a Participatory Culture: Remixing Moby-Dick in the Literature Classroom and Spreadable Media: Creating Meaning and Value in a Networked Society.

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Q&A: Henry Jenkins on Bridging Participatory Culture and Participatory Politics

7.29.13 | Henry Jenkins is the Provost’s Professor of Communications, Journalism, Cinematic Art, and Education at the University of Southern California. Before that, he was the director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at MIT. He is the author or editor of seventeen books, including, most recently, “Spreadable Media: Creating Meaning and Value in a Networked Culture” and “Reading in a Participatory Culture: Remixing Moby-Dick in the Literature Classroom.” He serves as the chief advisor to the Annenberg Innovation Lab.

A special lecture by Dr. Henry Jenkins: “Comics … And Stuff”

Dr. Henry Jenkins: “Comics … And Stuff” 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013 SCI 106

Henry Jenkins Returns

March 6 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm

HenryJenkins 213x300 Henry Jenkins Returns Legendary former MIT professor and housemaster Henry Jenkins, now the Provost’s Professor of Communications, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at the University of Southern California, returns to the Forum for a conversation about his time at the Institute and the founding of CMS as well as his path-breaking scholarship on contemporary media. Forum Director David Thorburn, Jenkins’ longtime friend and colleague, will moderate the discussion.

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