BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Syracuse University Events - ECPv6.5.1.3//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://calendar.syracuse.edu X-WR-CALDESC:Events calendar for the Syracuse University community REFRESH-INTERVAL;VALUE=DURATION:PT1H X-Robots-Tag:noindex X-PUBLISHED-TTL:PT1H BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20210314T070000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20211107T060000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20210326T183000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20210326T193000 DTSTAMP:20240617T225613 CREATED:20210305T221706Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210309T160122Z UID:39027-1616783400-1616787000@calendar.syracuse.edu SUMMARY:Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media DESCRIPTION:Join the Newhouse School for the 19th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media featuring Anthony Sparks\, showrunner\, head writer and executive producer on OWN’s “Queen Sugar.” In conversation with associate professor of communications Charisse L’Pree\, Sparks will discuss his career and his efforts to promote diversity and multiculturalism in the entertainment industry. \nSparks has worked in television for 19 seasons\, and is now in his third season as showrunner with the critically acclaimed “Queen Sugar\,” which earned him a 2020 Television Honors Award from the Television Academy. He is also developing multiple series with Blumhouse Television\, and has plans to write\, showrun and executive produce a scripted drama about the Detroit Youth Choir. Other writer/producer credits include “The Blacklist” (NBC); the J.J. Abrams series “Undercovers” (NBC); the groundbreaking “Lincoln Heights” (ABC Family); and “The District” (CBS). \nSparks has been nominated for three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Television Drama Writing in the past 12 years. His book\, “Running the Long Race in Gifted Education\,” brought two writing awards from the Norman Lear Center and a nomination for the 2017 NAACP Image Award. \nA cutting-edge scholar of media\, performance studies and African American politics and culture\, Sparks teaches screenwriting and cultural studies courses at colleges in the Los Angeles area\, where he lives. \nSparks earned a B.F.A. in theater and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in American studies and ethnicity from the University of Southern California. URL:https://calendar.syracuse.edu/events/2021-mar-26/conversation-on-race-and-entertainment-media/ LOCATION:Virtual (see event details) 150 Crouse Dr.\, Syracuse\, NY\, 13244\, United States CATEGORIES:Communications Journalism Media ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://calendar.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/anthony-sparks-2200x1466-1-1100x733.jpg END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR