Thursday, May 22, 2014

Dr. Jonathan Matusitz in Tacoma (I am attending)


Pierce County ACT presents:
Dr. Jonathan Matusitz from the University of Central Florida (UCF).
We will have him for TWO nights - Saturday, May 24th and Sunday, 25th
speaking on Islamic Supremecism on Saturday
and Terrorism & Communication on Sunday night. 

1614 99th St E, Tacoma, WA 98445
                                                           (253) 537-8534

Dr. Matusitz studies globalization, culture, terrorism and health communication. His research was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2011. His most recent book, Terrorism & Communication: A Critical Introduction, was published in 2012.    
In addition to having 85 academic publications and over 100 conference presentations, he taught at a N.A.T.O.-affiliated military base in Belgium in 2010. Originally from Belgium himself, he migrated to the United States in 2000. In 2012, he was honored with a prestigious teaching award by the College of Sciences at UCF. One of his particular concerns is the Islamist threat to America and the world.
Saturday, May 24th,  “Islamist Supremacism in America”

·         Islam in America: Why Should Americans Wake Up?
·         Islam Not Just a Religion: Also a Political System & Global
·         Understanding Sharia
·         Islamist Threat to America – At the Local Level
·         Islamist Threat to America – At the Academic Level
·         Islamist Threat to America – At the Political Level
·         Solutions to Stop the Islamist Threat to America

Sunday, May 25th,  Terrorism & Communication

- Definition of Terrorism
- “Old Terrorism” vs. “New Terrorism”
Why Does Terrorism Exist?
-  Terrorism as a Communication Process
-  Three Communicative Tactics in Terrorism
       Social Noise
       Signature Method
       Conduit Metaphor
-  Terrorism and the Media
-  Symbiotic Relationship
-  Terrorists’ Exploitation of the Media
-  Terrorism and New Media
-  Terrorism and Symbolism

We are very fortunate to have Dr. Matusitz take time to address our organization so please invite your friends to hear Dr. Matusitz on Saturday, May 24th at the SE Tacoma Community Center.
When:Saturday May 24, 2014  AND
Sunday, May 25, 2014

7:00 pm
Where:SE Tacoma Community Center
1614 99th St. E
Tacoma, WA 98445

Be sure to attend to hear Dr. Matusitz speak on Islamist Supremacism in America and Terrorism & Communication!
Bring your friends

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