Communication alums Adam Polanger '05, Jeff Bielat '11, Elyse Landolfi '10, Jillian Eldredge '11, Steve Laddin '09, and Richie Carvill '11 are among the UMass Amherst graduates who recently formed an entertainment-industry networking group in the greater Los Angeles area. To learn more about this group and its activities, click here.
Oct 15, 2013
Prof. Donal Carbaugh will deliver the keynote address at a National Communication Association preconference that will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his groundbreaking book, Talking American: Cultural Discourses on Donahue. The day-long preconference will take place on Nov. 20 in Washington, DC. For more information, click here.
Oct 8, 2013
Prof. Claudio Moreira has won the 2013 Norman K. Denzin Qualitative Research Award for his article, "Mother is not Brown: The 'Unmarked' Performance of Keeping the Hair Straight or the Unpolitical Racial Performance of Mother's Hair." The article was published in Qualitative Inquiry, Vol. 19, No. 8 (Oct. 2013). Prof. Moreira will receive his award this November at the National Communication Association convention in Washington, DC.
Jul 23, 2013
Prof. Mari Castañeda was recently interviewed about the book 'Mothers in Academia', by Inside Higher Ed. For more information and to read the interview, please click here.
Jul 23, 2013
ISI Announces Fellows for 2013-14 Seminar, "Emancipation"
ISI Seminar 2013-14
Jul 13, 2013
Prof. Emily West was recently interviewed about her greeting card research on WHYY, public radio for the greater Philadelphia area. For more information and to hear a recording of the program, click here.
Feb 28, 2013
Prof. Emily West has been named an Institute for Social Science Research Scholar for the 2013-2014 academic year. She was competitively selected to participate in a series of seminars and workshops on grant writing and submission. Her year as ISSR Scholar will facilitate the submission of her ongoing work on US health care policy and consumer subjectivity for consideration for external funding.
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