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2020 PhD Graduate Awarded ACLS Fellowship

July 12, 2021

Elizabeth Melton was recently awarded a fellowship through the American Council of Learned Societies! Per their website, “The Leading Edge Fellowship program aims to demonstrate the potential of people with advanced degrees in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to … Continued

Professor Dana Coen wins Silver Bullet Screenplay Award!

June 8, 2021

Director of our Writing for the Screen and Stage Minor, Professor Dana Coen, has just won Age Inclusion in Media’s inaugural Silver Bullet Screenplay Award. Per Professor Coen, “Contestants had to be either over 40 over have a central character … Continued

Awards 2021

May 21, 2021

Special Initiative Award Winner: Joey Richards by Elaine Schnabel I think it is very hard to be present with your colleagues during graduate school, especially during a pandemic. Yet Joey Richards is somehow always present with their colleagues–present in the … Continued

The Search for Justice in Nicaragua

March 29, 2021

The next departmental colloquium is next Wednesday, March 31, from 3:00-4:30pm. Our speaker will be Emilia Yang, who is an activist and artist researcher, and a Ph.D. candidate in the Media Arts & Practice program at USC. Ms. Yang’s presentation … Continued

Southern Oral History Program Internship

March 4, 2021

SOHP Interns from the 2018-19 academic year presenting at the Oral History Association’s Annual Meeting in 2019.   The SOHP’s internship program provides experiential education in the intellectual, organizational, and practical work of oral history. Interns will engage with the … Continued

It’s Time for the Storytelling Festival

February 16, 2021

Starting on February 17, UNC’s Storytelling Festival begins. This year the festival features diverse, nationally known storytellers (in addition a faculty and student storytellers). Recognizing the power and potential of storytelling in its many forms at this pivotal moment in … Continued

COMM Professor’s New Film Premieres This Week

January 21, 2021

The COMM Department is happy to announce that Professor Julia Haslett’s new documentary Pushed up the Mountain premieres this week in the US at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, a festival known for its commitment to art and activism. The film … Continued

John & Tatiana Moore Internship Fund Now Open

January 14, 2021

Click here to read more about the fund. Based on a generous gift from John and Tatiana Moore, the Department of Communication is pleased to provide stipends of up to $2,000 to Communication majors who have received internships related to … Continued

Comm Professor Awarded $10,000 for Storytelling Festival

January 11, 2021

Communication Professor Joseph Megel has been awarded $10,000 for the Storytelling Festival! The Storytelling Festival was selected for this award by the Critical Project Issues Award from the Humanities for Public Good Initiative. Congratulations Joseph! The goal of the Festival … Continued