The department of Mass Communication and Journalism is one of the most vibrant departments of the university. It arranges seminars, public lectures and other programs where specialists from home and abroad can share their views and ideas with students and broader community. The speakers of the seminars not only includes the academicians but also a number of professionals come to enlighten the audience with their experience in fields ranging from national and international mediascape to concerned sectors of the government. In several occasions, the seminars are organized in collaboration with renowned government and non-government organizations. A series of seminar lectures has also been introduced where the students get to hear from one or more key speakers who are specialists on the topics they are being taught in the classes of ongoing semester. The seminars arranged by the department help students to learn beyond the classroom setup and let them think from a wider mindscape.
List of seminars arranged by the department of Mass Communication and Journalism in 2017:
- “Music and Political Communication: The Beatles, George Harrison and the Liberation War of Bangladesh”
Key speaker: Delwar Hossain,Assistant Professor, Department of Communication at University of South Alabama
Date: January 5, 2017
- সেমিনার বক্তৃতা: “বাঙালি সংস্কৃতির বৈশিষ্ট্য ও সাম্প্রতিক প্রবণতা”
বক্তা: ড. গোলাম মুরশিদ, গবেষক ও লেখক
তারিখ: ফেব্রুয়ারি ১৬, ২০১৭
- সেমিনার: “তথ্য অধিকার আইন ও গভীরতাধর্মী সাংবাদিকতা”
তারিখ: মার্চ ৯, ২০১৭
- “Sharing of Field Experience on Depth Reporting”
Main discussant: Zayedul Ahsan Pintu, Editor, DBC
Discussant: Akber Hossain, Correcpondent, BBC World Service and Hasan Jahid Tushar, Senior Reporter, The Daily Star.
Date: April18, 2017