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10/31/2013

Department of Mass Communication will host Fulbright Visiting Scholar from India

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 Triveni Goswami Mathur will visit Winthrop at the invitation of Winthrop Professor of Mass Communication Padmini Patwardhan.
 Mathur will be talking to several mass communication classes on topics related to professionalism and media ethics, communication revolution in the world’s largest democracy, international news reporting through a non-American lens, and advertising and culture in India.

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ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Winthrop University Department of Mass Communication will host a Fulbright Visiting Scholar from India Nov. 7-8.

Triveni Goswami Mathur will visit Winthrop at the invitation of Winthrop Professor of Mass Communication Padmini Patwardhan. The visit is made possible through the Fulbright Outreach Lecturing Fund. The Outreach Lecturing Fund allows Fulbright Visiting Scholars who are currently in the United States to travel to other higher education institutions across the country.

Mathur is a 2013 Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer Fellow at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va., where she is teaching fall courses on Contemporary India: Ethnic and Cultural Diversity and Media Perspectives; Gandhi and Peacemaking; and Indian Media Perspectives in the Departments of Mass Communication, Philosophy and Asian Studies. A former journalist, she has worked as a reporter with leading Indian daily newspaper The Indian Express and as staff reporter at national news agency Press Trust of India.

Mathur earned a Ph.D. in communication and journalism from the University of Pune, India. She teaches a range of courses on contemporary India and media studies. She is visiting faculty at the India Study Abroad program of the Alliance for Global Education and has served as a key resource person conducting intercultural communication and sensitization workshops for American students at the Deccan Education Society in India.

During her two-day visit at Winthrop, Mathur will be talking to several mass communication classes on topics related to professionalism and media ethics, communication revolution in the world’s largest democracy, international news reporting through a non-American lens, and advertising and culture in India.

For more information, please contact the Department of Mass Communication at 803/323-2121.

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