Opening the Shutters: Photojournalism and Public Diplomacy


Thursday, January 19, 2006 (All day)

Join communication school director

Larry Gross for a presentation by public diplomacy professor Nicholas Cull, president of the International Association for Media and History and author of the forthcoming Projecting Jack: A history of images of President Kennedy. Professor Cull, who directs the Masters in Public Diplomacy Program at USC Annenberg, will discuss photojournalism and its impact on public diplomacy, from building understanding between cultures to its power to increase tensions between nations. Cull also will address the importance of students and others to be exposed to a broad range of images covering different perspectives of international events. Reception follows discussion. RSVP requested.