Events

Digital Playgrounds Webinar

Digital Playgrounds Webinar

When adults look at teenagers playing video games, they often see a pleasant (but also ultimately meaningless) way of spending free time. What they might miss is the fact that for many young people games have become the most important part of their media ecosystem –...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2021

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2021

Join the Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University for the third Children’s Media Career Symposium. The event will be held on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm over zoom. The event is geared to students and alumni interested in...

Event: Creating AR & VR for Kids

Event: Creating AR & VR for Kids

  Please join the CMIL and the Children’s Media Association for a special event celebrating Global Media & Information Literacy Week. We will be holding an online discussion on, "Future Proofing: How to responsibly create AI, AR and VR content for kids". This...

CMIL’s, Sherri Hope Culver on TUTV Show

CMIL’s, Sherri Hope Culver on TUTV Show

Temple People is a show that highlights the diverse and talented people of Temple University. This past week's episode highlight's the director of CMIL, Sherri Hope Culver. The episode aired on TUTV on October 13th, 2020 at 11:30am EDT and 7:30pm EDT. Click the above...

“Trust Me” Media Literacy Documentary Release

“Trust Me” Media Literacy Documentary Release

A feature-length documentary exploring human nature, information technology, misinformation, disinformation, and the importance of media & information literacy (MIL) for individuals and society. Coming Soon, 2020. The documentary will feature an array of media...

Representation in Children’s Media

Representation in Children’s Media

  Click Here to watch the webinar! Children’s views on race, ethnicity and identity are shaped by what they see in media, including television, movies, and social media. Social media influencers are seen as role models by children as young as primary school. How...

The Influence of Streaming Services Webinar

The Influence of Streaming Services Webinar

On September 16th, Sherri Culver, of the Center for Media and Information Literacy moderated a webinar on the Influence of Global Streaming Click here to watch the webinar! The webinar was described as such: Major streaming services such as Netflix offer thousands of...

Children’s Media Experts Inspire at Event

Children’s Media Experts Inspire at Event

On Thursday, April 11, a group of children’s media experts spoke at the second Children’s Media Career Symposium. The evening included a panel focused on trends in children’s media and a second panel focused on career opportunities in the industry. Discussions were...

Culver Presents at Media Literacy 360° Forum

Culver Presents at Media Literacy 360° Forum

On December 11th and 12th, 2019, Sherri Hope Culver presented at the Media Literacy 360° Forum and Fair. This event brought journalists, educators, and other professionals to Bratislava, Slovakia to discuss how the digital environment can improve information literacy...

Media Literacy Week Event: The Problem with Apu

Media Literacy Week Event: The Problem with Apu

On November 5, the Center for Media and Information Literacy hosted a screening and post-screening panel discussion of the documentary “The Problem with Apu". The film focuses on the character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, an Indian immigrant in the animated sitcom The...

International Journalists Learn about Media Literacy

International Journalists Learn about Media Literacy

On Monday, October 1st, Sherri Hope Culver, CMIL Director, presented to 28 participants in the Foreign Press Center's International Reporting Tour on Media Literacy and Combatting Disinformation. Tour participants included reporters from across the globe including...