Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series

The Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series was formally established in 2007 to nurture an intellectually vibrant climate with both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary shades, by scheduling scholarly presentations on diverse topics.

The speakers represent various disciplines and units on campus as well as other universities and organizations in the Triangle. The series has been particularly successful in attracting scholars and researchers of national and international renown from within the U.S. and abroad. The series attracts a diverse audience comprising faculty, graduate students and researchers from around the Triangle.

 

Fall 2017 Events

Held at noon in the Freedom Forum Conference Center (Carroll 305)

Andy Pilny     Sept. 15, 2017
Andy Pilny, University of Kentucky
Computational Approaches to Predicting Fake News
Matthew Weber   Nov. 3, 2017
Matthew Weber, Rutgers University
Newsroom 21: New Hiring Practices and the Challenge of Building a 21st-century Newsroom

View video from past colloquia on the Junck Colloquium YouTube playlist

Past speakers:

  • Emily Thorson, Boston College, March 2017
  • Mary Beth Oliver, Pennsylvania State University, February 2017
  • Meryl Alper, Northeastern University, January 2017
  • Philip Napoli, Duke University, November 2016
  • Grace Ahn, University of Georgia, November 2016
  • Brooke Fisher Liu, University of Maryland, October 2016
  • Deen Freelon, American University, March 2016
  • Brooke Erin Duffy, Temple University, March 2016
  • Jane Rhodes, University of Chicago, March 2016
  • Jesse Baldwin-Philippi, Fordham University, Chris Well, University of Wisconsin Madison, October 2015
  • Maureen Taylor, University of Tennessee Knoxville, September 2015
  • Jesse Fox, Oregon State University, August 2015
  • Geoffrey Baym, University of North Carolina Greensboro, April 2015
  • Heather LaMarrie, Temple University, April 2015
  • Edward Walker, University of California Los Angeles, March 2015
  • Max Boykoff, University of Colorado Boulder, March 2015
  • Janas Sinclair, Florida International University, February 2015
  • Melissa Michelson, Menlo College, February 2015
  • Carolina Lee, Lafayette College, February 2015
  • Zeynep Tufecki, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, January 2015
  • Dulcie Murdock Straughan, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, December 2014
  • Christina Dunbar-Hester, Rutgers University, November 2014
  • Nikki Usher, George Washington University, November 2014
  • Cathrine Gyldensted, DiS, Copenhagen, October 2014
  • Bartosz Wojdynski, University of Georgia, October 2014
  • Andrew Perrin, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, September 2014
  • Jessa Lingel, Microsoft Research New England Social Media Collective, September 2014
  • Mary Beth Oliver, Pennsylvania State University, January 2012

 

For more information or to make suggestions, contact Adam Saffer at adam.saffer@unc.edu.