McClennen Keynotes for the Comparative Literature Special Section of NEMLA

McClennen spoke at the North Eastern Modern Language Association on her recent book on Latin American Cinema and globalization. Her talk offered an overview of a 25-year interdisciplinary project that used the case study of Latin American Cinema to offer a revised critical paradigm for how we understand the effects of globalization on cultural production. It offered insights into how to effectively use empirical research methods, interdisciplinary approaches and humanistic perspectives to offer concrete and meaningful theories about culture and power.

McClennen and Popovic share their new book with Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

YPFP works to build the next generation of diverse foreign policy leaders. McClennen and Popovic joined them to talk about their new book, Pranksters vs Autocrats, and to share the next steps in their research.

McClennen keynotes the Duke-UNC Latin American Film festival

McClennen featured as a keynote speaker for the North Carolina Latin American Film Festival. Check out the full schedule here.

PSU's Sustainability Showcase Series features McClennen speaking on new book.

The Sustainability Showcases make connections between faculty research, personal and professional interest and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals while broadening the discourse surrounding sustainability. McClennen was invited to speak about her new book, Pranksters vs. Autocrats, and the implications it has for achieving the UN Development Goals.

SIA Faculty Spotlight on Dr. McClennen's new book

Professor Sophia McClennen discusses her new book, Pranksters vs. Autocrats, and what her findings reveal about the effectiveness of protest movements. She explains protest tactics such as dilemma actions and “laughtivism.” This book was a collaboration between Dr. McClennen and nonviolent activist Srdja Popovic.

New Book! Pranksters vs Autocrats with Srdja Popovic

Pranksters vs Autocrats: Why Dilemma Actions Advance Nonviolent Activism— a collaboration with Serbian activist Srdja Popovic –will be out in October and will be free as en e-book.  It is available for pre-order now.

McClennen interviewed on Islamophobia in the 2020 Election.

McClennen joins a panel to discuss the mainstreaming of Islamophobia in the 2020 elections for Scope hosted by Waqar Rizvi for @indusdotnews. 

McClennen joins the CANVAS Summer Academy

Sophia McClennen presents at the Center for Applied Nonviolent Actions and Strategies Summer Academy with @SrdjaPopovic @CANVASNVS on “Creative Activism, Dilemma Actions, And The Use Of Humour – Hilariously Groundbreaking Tactics.”

McClennen joins panel on political correctness and comedy.

McClennen joins a virtual panel discussion on No Laughing Matter: Comedy, the Constitution, and Cancel Culture for the Media Law Resource Center, May 21, 2020.

What good is comedy during a pandemic?

McClennen interviewed on political comedy in the age of the coronavirus for KPFA radio. Have a listen here.