Media & Communication
The department welcomed Abigail De Kosnik, Associate Professor at Berkeley Center for New Media, to campus as our 2017 Sue Curry Jansen Honors Lecture
Wednesday, October 25, the department was fortunate enough to welcome Abigail De Kosnik, Associate Professor at Berkeley Center for New Media, to campus. As a part of the Sue Curry Jansen Honors Lecture, DeKosnik spoke about the intersection of media and the transgender community. After a special introduction from Muhlenberg professor, Dr. Irene Chien, DeKosnik went on to discuss how mainstream media presents a skewed view of the trans community and often degrades trans-artists in the industry. DeKosnik also visited with students in Dr. Lora Taub-Pervizpour's class to discuss her research in further detail.