Lucht reports upcoming presentations, guest speaker

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Assistant Professor Tracy Lucht will give a presentation titled “The Personal Was Political: Sylvia Porter and the Development of Personal Finance Journalism” at the Business History Conference in Denver, Colorado, on March 31. She helped organize a PF&R (Professional Freedom and Responsibility) panel that will take place during this year’s AEJMC convention. The panel, titled “What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander? Unequal Workplace Conditions for Women in Broadcast News and Sports,” is co-sponsored by the Electronic News Division and the Commission on the Status of Women. Lucht will serve as discussant. She also invited Ryan Berg, author of the award-winning book “No House to Call My Home: Love, Family, and Other Transgressions,” to talk with students in Reporting and Writing class about his work and writing on the issue of homelessness among LGBTQ youth. “His talk will take place March 9,” she writes, “and all members of the Greenlee community are welcome to attend. Lucht also reviewed an article for the International Journal of Communication.