EXCERPT: With growing concern about proliferating surveillance, a number of artists have created fashionable ways to hide from the camera’s gaze. These include designs such as irregular face paint and hairstyles, creepy-looking masks, and reflective underwear. The problem with such symbolic plays of avoidance is that they fail to challenge discriminatory uses of surveillance.    (to […]...
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Those being celebrated at the Spring 2015 commencement included: 247 undergraduates, spanning all of the Communication Concentrations, Cultural Studies and the Writing for the Screen & Stage Minor (for more, visit here) 5 doctoral candidates (for more, visit here) CONGRATULATIONS to each and every graduate – we are so proud of you all !...
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Communication Studies was one of the top 10 majors selected by students in the graduating class of 2015. Check out the graphic for a cool snapshot of the new grads, by major. {Source: UNC Spotlight – What’s Your Major? }...
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Check out the interesting variety of courses on offer from the Comm Studies Department this summer ! MAYMESTER  { 5/13 – 5/29 }   FIRST SUMMER SESSION  { 5/13 – 6/18 }   SECOND SUMMER SESSION  { 6/22 – 7/28 }...
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Click here for a listing of Grad-level courses being offered, Fall 2015...
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  The Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine, Spring 2015 edition, features an article about the UNC-Hollywood Media Internship !             “Scores of UNC alumni have launched careers in the film and TV industry thanks to a communication studies internship program that sends students to Hollywood for prestigious internships at production […]...
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                      “It’s a small town that’s rich in culture and history. It’s a small town that also has been consistently touched by global trade and tourism,” said Alexander Craft, assistant professor in the Department of Communications Studies and Curriculum in Global Studies. “The history is […]...
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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 30 faculty, 50 graduate students and over 850 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.