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Fall 2018 Course Offerings
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Our full department offerings for Fall 2018 with descriptions can be found here.  If you see a course in another department that you would like to take with a media focus, you can have it evaluated by submitting this form to our Director of Undergraduate Programs (DUP).

Courses being offered by other departments this semester, which have been approved for acceptance toward your Media Studies major are listed below.

ARCH 2710 - CAAD 3D Geometrical Modeling and Visualization (Practice only)
ENWR 2700 - News Writing (Practice only)
FRTR 3584 - Masterpieces of French Cinema (nonUS, film)
GETR 3566 - Weimer Cinema (nonUS, Film)
GETR 3590 - Reporters at War (nonUS)
ITTR 3559 -  Sex, Gender and Racial Identities in the Glocal Context (D&I)
JPTR 3320 - Cinematic Images of Japanese Culture and Society (nonUS, film)
MESA 3111 - Film Festivals & Global Media Cultures (nonUS, film)
PERS 3559 - Modernity and Iran's Post-Revolutionary Cinema (D&I, film)
PLAP 3140 - Mass Media and American Politics (Policy)
POTR 4260- Brazilian Media (nonUS, Film)
WGS 3559 -  Sex, Gender and Racial Identities in the Glocal Context (D&I)
 

Updated September 7, 2018

Host Companies for Internships
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The following are companies that have hosted Media Studies Student Interns:

Acutronic (Pittsburgh, PA)

American Sociologial Association (Washington, DC)

Atlas Obscura (Multiple)

Backstory (Charlottesville, VA)

Bloomberg (New York, NY)

Cavalier Daily (Charlottesville, VA)

Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau (Charlottesville, VA)

Charlottesville Tomorrow (Charlottesville, VA)

Chips Quinn Scholars (National)

CRC Companies (Arlington, VA)

C-Ville (Charlottesville, VA)

Darden Center for Global Initiatives (Charlottesville)

Digi Studios (New York, NY)

Emmis Communications (various locations)

Fan Media (Charlottesville, VA)

GreenBlue (Charlottesville, VA)

HBO ACCESS (Santa Monica, CA)

Lighthouse Studio (Charlottesville, VA)

Little Things (New York, NY)

March on Washington Film Festival (Washington, DC)

Newswise (Charlottesville, VA)

Presidential Precinct (Charlottesville, VA)

Rooster GNN (Madrid, Spain)

S&P Global Market Intelligence (Charlottesville, VA)

Silverthorn Films (Charlottesville, VA)

Spirit of 608 (Charlottesville, VA)

Sports Thread (Charlottesville, VA [remote])

The Daily Caller (Washington, DC)

The Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX or Washington, DC)

The New York Times (New York, NY or Washington, DC)

The Pioneer (Charlottesville, VA)

The Sports Quotient

The Texas Tribune (Austin, TX)

The Valentine (Richmond, VA)

United States Marine Corp. (Quantico, VA)

UVa Information Technology Services (Charlottesville, VA)

UVa Marketing and Promotions (Charlottesville, VA)

Virginia Film Office (Richmond, VA)

Virginia Quarterly Review (Charlottesville, VA)

Wildrock (Charlottesville, VA unpaid)

With Good Reason (Charlottesville, VA)

WNRN (Charlottesville, VA)

WPVC 94 (Charlottesville, VA)

2018 Graduation
Thursday, October 12, 2017

2018 Graduation will be on May 19, 2018. The department ceremony will be in Old Cabell Hall at 3:00pm. Due to the size of the venue, and the number of graduates, students will be allotted 3 guest tickets for the ceremony.

Graduation
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Graduates will receive one (1) student ticket for themselves and three (3) guest tickets. Ticket pickup is as follows:

FRIDAY, April 21st in WILSON 217

                9am-noon  and 1pm-3pm

 

MONDAY, April 24th in WILSON 127

                9am-noon and 1pm-3pm

 

TUESDAY, April 25th in WILSON 127

                9am-noon and 1pm-3pm

You will need to bring your student id and sign for your tickets. Please do not randomly stop by the office for your tickets, as they will be locked up at other times.

We Are Hiring
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Assistant Professor, General Faculty
The University of Virginia Department of Media Studies seeks to fill a non-tenure track Academic General Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, during the 2017-2018 academic year. The initial one-year appointment may be renewable for an additional year contingent upon funding, satisfactory performance, and departmental teaching needs. A teaching load of 2-2 is anticipated, and compensation will take the form of part- time salary with benefits. Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, Media Policy, Race/Ethnicity and Media, Global Media, or Media History. The position will begin in the fall 2017 with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017.
Successful candidates must have completed a PhD in Media/Screen/Communication Studies or related field no later than May 2017.
Applications will be reviewed beginning April 26, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, and complete contact information for three professional references. Search on posting 0620615.
 

Lecturer in Media Studies
The University of Virginia Department of Media Studies seeks applications to fill non-tenure track Lecturer positions during the 2017-2018 academic year. Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, Media Policy, Race/Ethnicity and Media, Global Media, and Media History. A PhD or appropriate terminal degree is expected by the start date, but not required. Teaching experience is required. Compensation will take the form of wages. Applications will be considered beginning April 14, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, and complete contact information for three professional references. Search on posting 0620616.

Questions regarding these positions should be directed to: Barbara Gibbons 434-243-8855 bjg4q@eservices.virginia.edu The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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