http://sils.unc.edu/events/2014/devil-in-detail-events The Devil is in the Details: Engaged Qualitative Research and the Digital Humanities Start Time: April 15, 2014 – 3:00pm – 5:30pm Location: University Room and the Incubator Room – Institute for the Arts and Humanities This two-part lecture/presentation focuses on the “front stage” and “behind the scenes” processes that created Digital Portobelo, an […]...
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http://college.unc.edu/2014/04/07/parkeraward/   Parker wins University Diversity Award Patricia Parker, an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of Faculty Diversity Initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences, has won a 2014 University Diversity Award. The annual Diversity Awards are considered the University’s highest recognition for diversity efforts.  They recognize individuals and organizations for exemplary ...
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https://www.facebook.com/events/533039580150297/ Attention Current and Former Students of Hap Kindem: Hap Kindem is retiring from his position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Communications Studies Department at the end of this semester. He requested a low-key event, getting together for drinks in the late afternoon, as a way of marking this […]...
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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nadia-dawisha-/kahindo-mateene-an-africa_b_5018999.html Kahindo Mateene: An African Designer Making a Difference Nadia Dawisha PhD Student, UNC-Chapel Hill and Blogger, Listengirlfriends.com   When designer Kahindo Mateene came to the United States at the tender age of seventeen to attend college, her classmates couldn’t stop asking where she got her clothes. A native of the Democratic Republic of Congo [&...
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http://www.amadeusdurham.com/home/4579177989 Power. Genius. Sex. Mozart. A War with God. March 27 – April 12 Common Ground Theatre 4815 B Hillsborough Road Durham, NC 27705 Winner of seven Tony awards, including Best Play, Amadeus bursts with decadence and Mozart’s music.  Antonio Salieri, the most powerful composer of his time, is confronted with the crude and infantile […]...
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http://wunc.org/post/do-taxi-drivers-experience-time-differently-business-travelers-or-yoga-instructors#.Uw0Zzisdt_c.facebook The State of Things 11:13 am Tue February 25, 2014 Do Taxi Drivers Experience Time Differently Than Business Travelers? Or Yoga Instructors? Listen 17:29 Scholar Sarah Sharma explains the concept behind her new book, In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics The idea that the world is getting faster is fairly comm...
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Graduate student Jennifer Cronin will have a chapter published in “Casing Interpersonal Communication: Case Studies in Personal & Social Relationships” written by Professor Emeritus Julia T. Wood!   Cronin, J. L. (2015, in press). The whole truth and nothing but the truth: Negotiating face while revealing difficult information. In D. O. Bratihwaite & J. T. […]...
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Through teaching, research and service, the Department of Communication Studies: addresses the many ways communication functions to create, sustain, and transform personal life, social relations, political institutions, economic organizations, and cultural and aesthetic conventions in society; promotes competencies required for various modes of mediated and non-mediated communication; and develops skills for analyzing, interpreting and critiquing communication
problems and questions.

The Department of Communication Studies includes 25 faculty, 50 graduate students and over 750 undergraduate majors. The Department and personnel are recognized for significant contributions to the profession and to the University, state, and nation.

The Department of Communication Studies supports the University’s core values encouraging diversity and equal educational and employment opportunities throughout the University community. These values are articulated in the University’s non-discrimination policy and by the office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.