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Scholars Series - Come learn the history and future of television

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On Nov. 18 at 12 p.m. at the James W. Perry Hall, Justine Stokes, director of television services at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, will talk about the history and future of television. She is part of the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Scholars Series, which brings in a wide range of recognized experts and leaders within their respective fields to host a presentation.Justine Stokes

At the age of 16, Stokes directed her first theatre production. In college she declared a theatre major and from there directed various productions for theatre, radio, television and film. After college she spent five years as a stage manager for various summer productions for Shakespeare’s comedies. Stokes also worked at KTIV News Channel 4, the NBC affiliate in Sioux City, IA.

After pursuing her master’s degree, Stokes produced and directed the short video Affinity, which won Honorable Mention at the 2007 Wonder Women Film Competition in New York City. In 2009 Affinity won AfterElton.com’s Inaugural Short Film Competition.

In her role at the University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh, Stokes teaches television production courses and advises the award-winning campus television station, Titan TV. In 2011, she was selected as a 2011 Faculty Seminar Fellow by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

Stokes presentation is free and open to the public with unreserved seating. Free parking is located on the west side of campus. For more information, call (920) 832-2600 or watch for updates on UWFox’s Facebook page.


 

Posted 11/6/2013