Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication
New York University
Charlton McIlwain is an Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, where he is also the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity at NYU's Steinhardt School. McIlwain's recent work focuses on the intersections of race, digital media, and racial justice activism. He is the Co-Author, with Deen Freelon and Meredith Clark, of the recent report, "Beyond the Hashtags: Ferguson, #BlackLivesMatter, and the Online Struggle for Offline Justice," published by the Center for Media & Social Impact, and supported by the Spencer Foundation. He is the author of the article, "Racial Formation, Inequality & the Political Economy of Web Traffic," forthocming in the journal Information, Communication & Society," and he is working on a forthcoming book "Digital Movement: Racial Justice Activism, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter." McIlwain's most recent book, "Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns," was recognized as one of the "Best Books," by the American Library Association in 2012.
Sunday, June 26
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM