Events

Nov 5 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Please join us for a talk by Wilbert Rideau on the topic "Can a Free Press Flourish Behind Bars?" The event is co-sponsored by the Communication and Journalism Departments and will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. in the Student Union's Cape Cod Lounge.

Oct 31 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Please join us for a brown bag discussion of graduate student Tovar Cerulli's research. His talk is titled "Hunting, Wolves, and Words: A Comparative Analysis of Cultural Discourses Concerning the Gray Wolf in the Western Great Lakes Region." The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 31, at noon in the Communication "Hub," located on the third floor of the Integrative Learning Center.

Oct 27 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Please join us for a public talk by Prof. Laura Grindstaff, Department of Sociology, University of California Davis.  Her talk is titled "When Your Game Face Is a Smile: Cheerleading, Postfeminism, and Gender performativity" and will take place on Monday, October 27th, at 12 to 1:15 pm in the Integrative Learning Center, Room N345.

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.

Oct 17 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Department of Communication is sponsoring an event to celebrate the recent publication of books written or edited by the department's faculty. Mari Castañeda, Jarice Hanson, Emily West, Lisa Henderson, and Erica Scharrer will be among those professors presenting their works. The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 17 at noon in the Communication "Hub," located on the third floor of the Integrative Learning Center.  All are welcome.

Oct 10 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

A Pioneer Valley Bread House gathering will take place on Friday, Oct. 10, 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.

Oct 8 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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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.