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Full Jewish Student Journalism Conference schedule — space and subsidies still available!

http://newvoices.org/2012/05/14/full-jewish-student-journalism-conference-schedule-space-and-subsidies-still-available/

Illustration courtesy of Jewish Daily Forward Artist-in-Residence Eli Valley, from the comic "Metamorphosis," evcomic.com

Space is still available for the 41st annual National Jewish Student Journalism Conference at the NYU Bronfman Center, May 20-22. Check it out on Facebook or register here.

If you’re a Masa Israel alum, you’re eligible for a limited number of subsidies for the conference. (And the whole thing only costs $40 anyway!) Apply here before they all get snapped up!

And if you’re not convinced, without further ado, here is the full conference schedule:

Sunday, May 20

2:30-3:30
Check in
Register, hang out, snack, meet the editors of New Voices

3:40-4:40
Israel 101
New Voices Features Editor Dafna Fine in conversation with Forward reporter Naomi Zeveloff, the author of several pieces in the ongoing Israel 101: Israel on Campus series.

4:40-5:10
Coffee Break!

5:10-6:10
The Birthright Panel
Moderated by New Voices Editor David A.M. Wilensky and featuring journalist Kiera Feldman, author of the official Birthright guidebook Wayne Hoffman and Jesse Paikin, a Birthright tour group leader

8:30-?
Comedy Strip Live
For those who register for this conference extra, we’re gonna go see some comedy at a legit New York comedy club.

Monday, May 22

9:30-10
Breakfast
Register, hang out, eat breakfast

10-11
Orthodox Jews and the Press
Moderated by Forward reporter Josh Nathan-Kazis and featuring Jewish Week Editor Gary Rosenblatt, Beacon founding editor Simi Lampert and Chabad spokesman Motti Seligson

11:10-12:10
Two Mini-Workshops
New Voices Editor David A.M. Wilensky on how to write editorials and op-eds that don’t put people to sleep; and how to actually make money at this journalism stuff

12:15-1:15
Lunch

1:25-2:25
What’s Changing on Campus
New Voices Editor David A.M. Wilensky in conversation with David Project Executive Director David Bernstein on the David Project’s new findings and approach to Israel advocacy on campus. It’s a whole new world.

2:25-3:55
Coffee Break!
Sponsored by the Jewish Daily Forward

2:55-3:55
Eli Valley Says Things
Eli Valley is the artist-in-residence at the Forward, the creator of a series of satirical controversy-inducing comics about the contemporary Jewish community. He says things.

4:45-6
Walking Tour of the Lower East Side
Samuel Norich, the publisher of the Forward, will lead us on a person tour of the old Jewish Lower East Side.

Tuesday, May 22

9:30-10
Breakfast
Register, hang out, eat breakfast

10-11
Writing About Religion
Columbia Journalism professor Ari Goldman teaches the wildly popular course on writing about religion. We’ll get a little taste of that.

11:10-12:10
The Times at The Times
Jim Schachter, associate managing editor of The New York Times, is in charge of newsroom innovation at the Times, dealing with online projects like blogs.

12:15-1:15
Lunch

1:25-2:25
Steal This Job
New Voices editors will talk about their jobs, why you should apply to work for New Voices and we’ll all talk about how create more cooperation between the Jewish student press in the coming year.

2:25-3:55
Coffee Break!
Sponsored by the Jewish Daily Forward

2:55-3:55
Founding a Magazine
Alana Newhouse is the founder and editor Tablet Magazine, one of the most ascendant publications on the American Jewish scene.

4:05-5:05
The State of Journalism in Israel and the Territories
Featuring Rob Mahoney of the Committee to Protect Journalists, this session will feature a short film and discussion of what it’s like to be a journalist in the region today.

So go register!

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