Why Representation Matters: Disability in the News and Media Entertainment
November 9, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Media play a significant role in shaping how underrepresented communities are perceived. Join Dr. Catherine Luther—professor and director of the UT’s School of Journalism—Student Disability Services, and the FUTURE Program for a discussion on the role of media in today’s society and the need for inclusion and representation of people with disabilities in newsrooms and media entertainment. Attendees are encouraged to watch the film CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion prior to the event from October 25-November 8.