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Jay Sanders Film Series
March 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Travis Vogan is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication and the Department of American Studies at the University of Iowa. He is the author of Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media and ESPN: The Making of a Sports Media Empire. Beyond his books, Vogan has published research in Convergence, Journal of Sport History, Communication & Sport, Popular Communication, The Moving Image, Digital Journalism, International Journal of Sport Communication, and other venues. He is co-editor of the University of Illinois Press book series Studies in Sports Media and is currently serving as the Film, Media, and Museum Reviews editor for Journal of Sport History.
The Jay Sanders Film Festival was founded in 1998 to honor the late Professor Emeritus Jay Sanders, who initiated film studies at Auburn University in the mid-1950s. The inauguration of the series occurred in 2013, when organizers added networking opportunities for students. The visit is sponsored by the School of Communication and Journalism and JCSM.