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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Check out the recent interview with Department Chair, Dr. Patricia Parker, where she discusses her new book, Ella Baker’s Catalytic Leadership: A Primer on Community Engagement and Communication for Social Justice. Find the link to the interview here!
If you missed it the first time, Long Story Shorts, 2020 is NOW STREAMING with improved audio and video! Click here to watch now!
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Long Story Shorts, a one act festival featuring readings of eight, short plays written by undergraduate students in the Writing for the Screen and Stage minor, an interdisciplinary, dramatic writing program housed in the Department … Continued