Another thing that has kept me busy this semester has been the SJSU NPPA student chapter. I am pleased to post our list of guest speakers for the semester (full list of events to come).

Tuesday, Sept. 19 – BBQ with new SJSU photojournalism professor, Dr. Michael Cheers. Cheers is a former professor of photojournalism and magazine journalism at the University of Mississippi. The BBQ starts at 5 p.m. at the 7th Street BBQ Pits on the SJSU Campus.

Thursday, Sept. 28 – Shmuel Thaler, staff photographer of Santa Cruz Sentinel and president of the California Press Photographers Association. Nhat Meyer, staff photographers with San Jose Mercury News. They will talk on ethics in the digital darkroom age.

Tuesday, Oct. 10 – Michael Grecco, Los Angeles freelance photographer from editorial to advertising. (co-sponsored by Canon)

Thursday, Oct. 26 – Frederic Neema, San Francisco freelance photographer. The bussiness of photojournalism.

Thursday, Nov. 9 – Marcio Sanchez and Jeff Chiu, staff photographers with Associated Press.

Thursday, Nov. 30 – Brad Mangin, freelance sports photographer.

Where: SJSU Journalism building Dwight Bentel Hall room 133
When: All meetings start at 6 p.m. with exception of the 9/19 BBQ
RSVP: none
Cost: none
Parking: 7th and San Carlos Streets

Here are links to a map of campus (DBH is located in C2) as well as directions to the campus.

For more information you can email [email protected] or post a reply here.

See you there!