Norman Steinberg is an experienced writer & producer for the screen. Come out April 2nd at 4p.m. to hear him speak ! {rescheduled from original date of 3/17}...
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          We are excited to announce that Tom Goldstein (pictured) will be our speaker for the Communication Studies Graduation Ceremony, to be held on Saturday, May 9th, 2015.         –          GQ named Tom Goldstein “one of the 50 most powerful people in Washington, D.C.”, and the National Law […]...
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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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                      “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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                      New book, When the Devil Knocks: The Congo Tradition and the Politics of Blackness in Twentieth-Century Panama , from Renée Alexander Craft, professor in the Department of Communication Studies and Curriculum in Global Studies at UNC. SUMMARY Despite its long history of encounters with […]...
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            available through: the MIT Press Amazon.com           (excerpted from the official MIT Press book page)...
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                    Feminist Erasures presents a collection of original essays that examines the state of feminism in North America and Western Europe. It focuses on a range of cultural and political contexts to interrogate the apathy toward, erasure of, and interventions in feminist discourse and analysis from […]...
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    In November 2014, Professor Sarah Sharma took part in a panel at the MyCreativity Sweatshop in Amsterdam, at the Institute of Network Cultures; the panel was called “My Creativity, Your Depression”, and addressed Serendipity & Creativity (details and synopsis below). A write-up of the talk has since been published and can be found here. […]...
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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.