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Nov 26, 2013

Prof. Seth Goldman recently contributed to a New York Times forum on racism in the age of Obama.  A link to Prof. Goldman's commentary may be found here.

Nov 6, 2013

Prof. Lynn Phillips recently took part in a week-long television news series that examined sexual assault on campus. The series, which ran on Al Jazeera America TV's news program, America Tonight, included an interview with Prof. Phillips. She also participated in a live panel discussion that focused on campus rape. The panel discussion may be accessed by clicking here and typing in the password "lynnphillips" (without the quotation marks).

Oct 24, 2013

Prof. Mari Castañeda was among the participants on a panel devoted to Colin Beavan's No Impact Man, this year's Common Read book. For more information about Beavan's visit, click here.

Oct 22, 2013

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

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