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 … Read more
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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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
CLICK HERE to view the UNC NCA presentation schedule. This year’s theme, Communication at the Crossroads, was selected to provide special opportunities to examine and discuss future directions for research, teaching, and the Communication discipline itself, with crossroads symbolizing … Read more
Patricia Parker, our Department Chair, has a new book that is now available! Parker writes, “In my new book, Ella Baker’s Catalytic Leadership: A Primer on Community Engagement and Communication for Social Justice, I make the case for why Ella Baker’s wisdom … Read more
This year, our department will be participating in the 106th NCA Annual Convention: Communication at the Crossroads! We will be involved in the graduate open house during the conference. The event will take place on November 19-22 and is completely … Read more