The departments of communication and media, journalism and film will welcome international guest scholar, Dr. Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed, during the week of Sept. 18-22, with a formal research presentation at noon, Sept. 22, in the Plaster Student Union Parliamentary Room, as well as a film screening that night of his documentary, “Rito y Medio,” in the PSU Theater.
In his presentation, the Columbian communication professor will detail his cross-cultural analysis of the television series, Ugly Betty, whose American version was adapted from the Colombian telenovela soap opera, “Yo Soy Betty, La Fea.”
Connecting with Dr. Uribe-Jongbloed
Throughout his visit to Missouri State, Uribe-Jongbloed will also be made available to speak with students and faculty, both formally and informally. On-campus events are as scheduled:
- Guest scholar office hours: Sept. 18 and 23, 1:30 p.m., Craig Hall 375
- Class visits: Sept. 18, 9:30-11:20 a.m., MED 466 Advanced Editing; Sept. 19, 2:30-3:20 p.m., COM 307 Gender and Communication
- Facility tour: Sept. 19, Ozarks News Journal, during production hours
About the visiting guest scholar
Uribe-Jongbloed has been on the communication faculty at Universidad de La Sabana for more than seven years, teaching research methods at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is currently researching television and other audiovisual adaptations, especially looking at contraflow adaptation (those products from Latin America adapted in the U.S. and Europe), and leading a research group on audiovisual culture. He has also worked on projects involving identity, language and media.
Uribe-Jongbloed holds a BA in film and televisión production from the National University of Colombia, an MA in world heritage studies from the Brandenburg Institute of Technology Cottbus in Germany and a PhD from the department of theatre, film and television studies at Aberystwyth University in Wales.