April 20, 2018 8:00am — April 20, 2018 6:00pm
The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism and espnW are hosting the first-ever “Women, Sports and Media: Careers, Coverage, and Consequences” conference in John S. and James L. Knight Hall.
8 a.m. Registration Opens / Breakfast Served
8:45 Welcome Remarks
9 Opening Panel: Current Landscape for Women Sports Journalists (w/ 5-10 minute Q&A)
9:45 CHERYL COOKY Keynote
10:45 Research Presentations (two simultaneous sessions)
- 2-minute presentations followed by moderated Q&A. (Moderated by UMD PhD)
- Presentations will be grouped by general topic. Many will be Powerpoint.
- Topics will be shared with attendees in advance and they will choose which to attend.
Noon Transition & Lunch
12:45 CLAIRE SMITH Keynote
1:45 Research Presentations (two simultaneous sessions)
- Moderated by UMD PhD students
3:30 Athlete Coverage panel: Then and Now (with 5-10 min Q&A)
4:15 Break (WITH POPCORN, SNACKS, WINE)
4:35 Film Excerpt Screening: “Let them Wear Towels” (15 min)
- Post-film discussion: Life in the Locker Room
5:30 Q&A Discussion: What we learned / Moving forward
- Moderators: ELLE DUNCAN & KEVIN BLACKISTONE
6 Wrap-up & thank you
If you have questions, please contact Kate Yanchulis of the Povich Center at email@example.com.