Making Research Matter, with Dr. Aynne Kokas

March 20, 4:00pm to 5:15pm
UMass Amherst Campus, ILC room N345 (This is a hybrid event, there is a virtual attendance option)
Please join us to talk about public engagement and making research matter with Dr. Aynne Kokas, Associate Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia and the C.K. Yen Chair at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, as well as the Director of the University of Virginia’s East Asia Center. Dr. Kokas will share her wealth of experience in engaging with the press, the public, and government officials about her expertise on Sino-U.S. media and technology relations. Author of Trafficking Data: How China Is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty (Oxford University Press, 2022) and Hollywood Made in China (University of California Press, 2017), Dr. Kokas has been featured in The New York Times, NPR, BBC World News, the Financial TimesSlate, and Bloomberg, with coverage published in more than 50 countries around the world. RSVP here In the RSVP you will indicate if you will attend in-person or remotely (the event is hybrid), and if you would like to have your public engagement plans workshopped by our guest speaker.


In appreciation of their generous support, the UMass Public Engagement Project would like to thank the Office of the ProvostUniversity Relations, and the Colleges of Natural SciencesSocial and Behavioral Sciences Humanities and Fine ArtsEngineeringPublic Health and Health Sciences, and Education.  The UMass Public Engagement Project also recognizes and appreciates in-kind contributions and collaborations with the Center for Research on Families and the Institute for Social Science Research