Cinematheque Extra Credit Screening: Good Times/Black-ish/Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Last week, I attended Emory’s Cinematheque screening of ‘Good Times’, ‘Black-ish’, and ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ with guest discussants Dr. Bambi L. Haggins, who is an Associate Professor at UC-Irvine and Mr. Peter Saji, who is a writer and producer of ‘Black-ish’. This screening was also part of Emory’s “Black Lives on the Small Screen” … Continue reading Cinematheque Extra Credit Screening: Good Times/Black-ish/Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

News Response #12

This week, I read an article titled “Amazon Alexa to reward kids who say: ‘Please’”. This article was found in BBC News and is about exactly what it sounds like. Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant, now encourages children to recite “Please” and “Thank y…

Final Creative Project

It is evident that most individuals, whether they are celebrities or not, look and behave more genuinely and happily when they are in their most natural states rather than when they are forced to look and act in a certain way. According to research, the underrepresentation of women in working roles and portrayal of women… Continue Reading →

News Response #11

This week, I read an article titled “Letter of Recommendation: Find My Friends” from The New York Times. This article was about the iPhone’s application, “Find My Friends”. This app offers individuals the opportunity to directly jump into our lives and know every detail about where we are and when. If someone does not disclose… Continue Reading →

Cinematheque Extra Credit Screening: Good Times/Black-ish/Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Last week, I attended Emory’s Cinematheque screening of ‘Good Times’, ‘Black-ish’, and ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ with guest discussants Dr. Bambi L. Haggins, who is an Associate Professor at UC-Irvine and Mr. Peter Saji, who is a writer and producer of ‘Black-ish’. This screening was also part of Emory’s “Black Lives on the Small Screen”… Continue Reading →

Creative Project Rough Draft

For the creative component for my final project, I am going to expand upon the Instagram account that I made for the data visualization part. I will add more detail to the captions and descriptions of the posts, for example, who the people are and where I found them from. I will post more pictures… Continue Reading →

News Response #10

This week, I read an article titled “YouTube Star Prompts Conversation about Social Anxiety”. This title especially sparked my interest because in my opinion, YouTube has always been associated with humorous and silly videos. I’ve never thought about YouTube being associated with serious issues or concerns. After reading this article, I realized how influential and… Continue Reading →

Cinematheque Extra Credit Screening: Being Mary Jane

I attended Emory’s Cinematheque screening of “Being Mary Jane” last week. I got the opportunity to listen to and participate in a discussion with Erica Shelton Kodish, the showrunner, and Dr. Nsenga K. Burton, the Chair of the Department of Mass Media Arts. This series was part of Emory’s “Black Lives on the Small Screen”… Continue Reading →