Monthly Archives: September 2018

RMIG Officers for 2018-19

Attendees at the 2018 Religion and Media Interest Group elected officers for the 2018-2019 academic year. Officers lead the program planning, research competition, teaching programming, PF&F programming, newsletter, website and all other RMIG efforts. Our new officers are: Head: Mariam Alkazemi, Virginia Commonwealth University Vice head: Greg Perreault, Appalachian State University Teaching co-chairs: Rick Moore, Boise […]

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Call For Papers: European Islamophobia Report 2018

The annual European Islamophobia Report, presented since 2015, is seeking writers. The EIR documents and analyzes trends in the spread of Islamophobia in various European nation states. Every year on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21), the EIR is published online and in print and disseminated among leading stakeholders, politicians, […]

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Welcome from the RMIG Head for 2018-19

By Mariam Alkazemi I am honored to serve as the RMIG head for the 2018-2019 academic year. I am committed to the goal of involving our members in more of our activities. As we kick off another academic year, I want to express my appreciation, enthusiasm and hopes for the upcoming year. First, I am […]

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: FALL 2018 Welcome to the fall 2018 Newsletter. To read the articles, simply click the headline for the individual posts. Thanks for reading! Sincerely, Paul Glader, The King’s College in New York City Joe Grimm, Michigan State University School of Journalism Newsletter editors  Contents Note from RMIG head Mariam Alkazemi Photo Story: Pre-Conference […]

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An Opportunity for Your Students in NYC

By Paul Glader Are your students ready for a journalism experience in New York City with a religion and media studies component? Wall Street Journal veteran Paul Glader and former New York Daily News editor Clemente Lisi co-direct a program called the NYC Semester in Journalism (NYCJ) at The King’s College in lower Manhattan. Current […]

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Photo story: Pre-Conference Sacred Spaces Tour in Washington, D.C.

Religion is part of the political mix in Washington, D.C., and members got a taste of that in the 2018 edition of RMIG’s pre-conference tradition of touring sacred spaces. Organizer Rick Moore, professor of media arts in the Department of Communication at Boise State University, mixed national political offices with some landmarks and a lunch […]

Posted in Conferences.