Past Series Highlights

Disney Forum is an annual speaker event series that features top-tier candidates in the form of keynote speaking events and panels. This series is hosted by Communication Department. Here you will find highlights on our past events!

"The Future of Journalism" (2019-2020)

Tamara Keith:

From Backseat Listener to White House Correspondent

September 9, 2020

Pictured: Tamara Keith

Mark Hinojosa:

Multimedia Editor & Educator

October 21, 2019

Pictured: Mark Hinojosa

A Conversation with Local Journalists:

Bay Area Journalists

November 20, 2019

Pictured: Wendy Tokuda

Melissa Harris-Perry: 

Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University, TV Host, Author & Political Commentator

March 6, 2020

Pictured: Melissa Harris-Perry

An Alumni Panel- Future Careers in Journalism, Communication, and Beyond:

Alumni from NBCUniversal, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Google, and Echo Communications

April 27, 2020

Pictured: Alex Hummert


"Undocumented, Illegal, Refugee: The Rhetorics of Immigration and the Border" (2017-2018)

Pictured: Lisa A. Flores, Karma R. Chavez, Srivi Ramasubramanian, & Juan D. Gonzalez


"Gender, Body, Technology" (2016-2017)

Roxane Gay:

Author of Bad Feminist

Pictured: Roxane Gay

Featuring Sandy Stone

Pictured: Sandy Stone

Jeffrey A. Hall:

Discussing "The Five Flirting Styles"... What's Yours?

Pictured: Jeffrey A. Hall


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