As the principle investigators, Professor Cori Dauber and Director Mark Robinson are excited about the “project to create a series of sophisticated videos and other materials to counteract [extremist] propaganda that targets young people” that will be funded by the Homeland Security Grant. Learn more details here....
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Professor Monahan’s article “Regulating belonging: surveillance, inequality, and the cultural production of abjection” was published in the Journal of Cultural Economy. ABSTRACT “Conditions of abjection are increasingly viewed as problems to be managed with surveillance. Across disparate domains, bodies that challenge normalized constructions of responsible neoliberal citizenship are categorized, monitored, policed, and exclud...
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On February 7th, our Department chair, Dr. Patricia Parker, participated in a panel for a colloquium on Black Feminism sponsored by The Department of African, African American & Diaspora Studies (AAAD). The colloquium, entitled “The Urgency of Black Feminism in Times of Crisis and Change,” “[examined] the relevance and significance of black feminist thought and […]...
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Professor Tony Perucci has received two grants to support his research into contemporary European performance and the rise of far-right nationalism in the Netherlands, Estonia and Germany.  A grant from the Center for Global Initiatives will support the presentation of his paper, “Politics is Interested in You: The Performance Interventions of Christoph Schlingensief, NO99 and […]...
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An audio art piece, created by Mark Robinson, the Multimedia Lab Director and Lecturer for the Department of Communication, has been solicited and will be featured in an art show at the Distillery Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts....
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Heather Woods, a doctoral candidate and teaching fellow in the Department of Communication, is one of eight recipients of the 2017 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award, which is awarded by the Association of American Colleges & Universities. The award “honors the work of K. Patricia Cross, Professor Emerita of Higher Education at the University […]...
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Dear Communication Alumni and Friends, I’m pleased and excited to share news from the Department of Communication for the 2015-2016 academic year. Whether you identify as an alum from communication studies; radio, television, and motion pictures (RTVMP); or speech communication, I greet you all as part of the department’s family! This year we welcomed three […]...
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Performance Studies professor Joseph Megel traveled to London the week of November 14th to participate in USA Week 2016 at King’s College London. Described in an article published November 23 by King’s College London News, USA week is a celebration of “our engagement with United States.” The week concluded with a “riveting reading of ‘The […]...
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Dr. Michael Palm is proud to announce the publication of his new book: Technologies of Consumer Labor: A History of Self-Service. Capture a quick glimpse of the book by reading the description below: “This book documents and examines the history of technology used by consumers to serve oneself. The telephone’s development as a self-service technology […]...
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