Annual Symposium on Reconciliation in America: The Media and Reconciliation
May 26th-29th 2015 ~~ Tulsa, Oklahoma
The Media and Reconciliation
- How do traditional media impact our worldviews and self-definitions?
- What are the roles of ethnic and language media in the 21st century?
- How do new/social media impact communication and community-building in the U.S. and around the world?
The 2015 Annual Symposium on Reconciliation: The Media and Reconciliation will explore how traditional and new media impact our understanding of ourselves and each other to prepare for the serious work of reconciliation. Scholars, practitioners, and community leaders will share research and experiential perspectives on traditional media, culture and language diverse media and new media.
Symposium Prelude – Tuesday, May 26 | “Hate Crimes in the Heartland”
Emmy-winning Documentary Filmmaker Rachel Lyon | National and Local Panelists
Isabel Wilkerson | The Warmth of Other Suns
Panel Discussions | Vital Conversations | Networking
Hands-On Reconciliation Art Workshop
Vintage Film Screening: “Being There” | Guthrie Green
“We are going to do our best to reach out to every citizen of the United States, to engage them in every way possible, and to make certain that they appreciate fully the opportunity which we have to do something not only significant but even spectacular.”
~~ John Hope Franklin
Please join us in Tulsa to honor the legacy of Dr. John Hope Franklin