Guest Lecture in SMC: Francis Steen
Modulating meaning: the power of multimodal communication
Time: Friday, Oct.26, 1:30-2:30pm
Location: B203, School of Media and Communication
Professor in Department of Communication Studies
University of California, Los Angeles
Prof. Francis Steen in Department of Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles has Ph.D. degree in University of California, Santa Barbara. He is Director of the digital NewsScape Library of International Television News and Co-Director of the Red Hen Lab, an international network of scholars studying multimodal communication. A central area of his research is how the news engages in a process of reasoning about the causes of events, and about how to intervene and take control of the future.