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Presented By: Department of Film, Television, and Media

The Inaugural John H. Mitchell Critical Conversations Symposium

Leveling the Playing Field: Why Diversity Matters

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Please join us for a conversation about the importance of having new voices in writers' rooms and creating spaces for diverse stories on television. This symposium will feature our first John H. Mitchell Visiting Professor in Media Entertainment, TV writer and producer Janet Leahy (Mad Men, Boston Legal, Gilmore Girls), in conversation with with industry writers and producers Lisa Albert, (Mad Men, Divorce, and Halt and Catch Fire); Lisa McQuillan (Grown-ish, A Black Lady Sketch Show, and Broad City); and April Shih (You're the Worst, Mrs. America, and Dave).
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