Learning from Katrina: Teach-In
"Learning From Katrina: Anticipation, Preparation, Response" is a university-wide teach-in at the University of Southern California that was held on Tuesday, October 25th, 2005. The event was sponsored by the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the USC College Program for American Studies and Ethnicity, and the USC Institute for Multimedia Literacy. For more information, and for full video coverage of the teach-in, visit the Learning for Katrina Blog.
Students from IML 104 videoblogged the event for TenFour. Each student created a 2-3 minute video blog about one of the professors who talked at the teach-in. All video blogs were shot, edited, uploaded and broadcast during the teach-in.
- Professor J. Lawford Anderson discusses "natural" and "unnatural" disaster, and the environmental impact of political policy decisions.
Vlogged by Lindsay Pond.
- Professor Steve Anderson discusses coverage of Katrina on the Internet.
Vlogged by Sam Ghods.
- Professor Judith Jackson Fossett discusses Katrina in relation to the history of slavery.
Vlogged by Andy Hogan.
- Professor Barry Glassner discusses the use of misdirection in how the media coverage of Katrina focused on crime.
Vlogged by Isomi Miake-Lye.
- Professor Tara McPherson discusses how the cost of the war in Iraq impacts homeland protection.
Vlogged by Sonia Seetharaman.