Top Women in Media Is Topic of U.Va. Iris Magazine Panel March 20

March 17, 2014

Three University of Virginia media experts will talk about women who are important players in the media world at a lunchtime panel, to be held Thursday at noon in OpenGrounds.

The event will feature Andrea Press, professor of media studies and sociology; Allison Wright, associate editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review; and the review’s Web editor, Jane Friedman. Siva Vaidhyanathan, who chairs the media studies department, will moderate the panel.

Iris Magazine at the U.Va. Women’s Center sponsors the “Bad A**” series, which highlights prominent women in their professions. The Media Studies Society is co-sponsoring the event, which will be catered by Take it Away sandwich shop. RSVP through the Facebook event page.

In fall 2013, Iris celebrated female athletes and coaches on the “Bad A** Women in Sports” panel. For information, check out the Iris website.

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Anne E. Bromley

University News Associate Office of University Communications