Events

Oct 25 2014 - 12:30pm - 9:30pm

The Department of Communication invites all Comm alums to celebrate with us in our wonderful new home, the Integrative Learning Center. Guests will have the opportunity to tour our new space -- a brand new, state-of-the-art building overlooking the campus pond -- while catching up with former classmates and professors. Activities include a luncheon, a screening of a Media Education Foundation film with accompanying lecture and follow-up discussion, career panels for alumni and current students, displays of faculty and student work, and networking opportunities.

Sep 25 2014 - 7:15pm - 8:30pm

COLLOQUIUM WITH SUJATA MOORTI Thursday, September 25th  7:15pm in the Communication "Hub" (3rd Floor, Integrative Learning Center)

Please join us for an informal colloquium for graduate students and faculty. Professor Sujata Moorti will discuss the trajectory of her work. Sujata is Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Middlebury College.  She has published extensively on media representations of gender, sexuality and diasporic formations.

Sep 15 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

A Pioneer Valley Bread House gathering will take place on Monday, Sept. 15, at 4 to 6 p.m. Join bread lovers of all ages in building stronger communities by kneading together and sharing stories, art, and freshly baked bread. The event will take place at the Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 83 College St., South Hadley, MA. All ingredients are provided and the event is free (donations will be accepted). For more information about the Pioneer Valley Bread House and its community-based activities, please click here.

May 2 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Prof. Carrie Rentschler of McGill University's Department of Communication will give a talk as part of the department's colloquium series this semester.  The title of her presentation is "Doing Feminism in the Network: Feminist Meme Events and the New Infrastructures of Online Response-Ability."  Her talk will take place at 12:00-1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 2, in W25 Machmer Hall.  More information about Prof. Rentschler's presentation is below.

Apr 21 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Bake your bread and play with it, too!

Apr 18 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Prof. Jeff Niederdeppe of Cornell University's Department of Communication will give a talk as part of the department's colloquium series this semester.  The title of his presentation is "Frames, Stories, and Images: Message Strategies to Increase Public Legislator Support for Social Policies to Reduce Obesity."  His talk will take place at 9:30-11 a.m. on Friday, April 18, in Campus Center 911-915.  More information about Prof. Niederdeppe's presentation is below.

Apr 16 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Organizing for Media Justice! Mapping problems and creating solutions for open & democratic media

What: Organizing for Media Justice!

When: Wed, April 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: W-15 Machmer

Apr 8 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Communication Student Awards and Showcase event will take place on Tuesday, April 8, at 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge in the Student Union. An awards ceremony honoring the work of Communication undergraduates will be followed by public presentations of the students' projects.

Apr 3 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Prof. Emily West will give a talk at the Jones Library in Amherst on April 3 at 7-8:30 p.m. as part of the Town/Gown Discussion Series. The title of her presentation is "Buying the Affordable Care Act: Health Care Consumerism and Attitudes to Health Care Policy."

Apr 1 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:45pm

Mary Gray, Associate Professor of Communication at Indiana University and Senior Researcher with the Microsoft Research Institute, will give a talk titled "Making Sense of Crowdwork: A Grounded Approach to the Political Economies of Digital Labor."  Her talk will take place on Tuesday, April 1 at 12:00 to 1:45 in 903 Campus Center.