Communication Scholars On The Road
Our faculty and graduate students are busy delivering lectures, participating in symposia, and presenting at conferences in a wide variety of locations. Here's a sample of where our departmental community will travel during the Spring 2013 semester.
Prof. Donal Carbaugh travels to St. Louis University to deliver the keynote address, "Interculturality Gone Haywire: Intercultural Misunderstandings in the News" for Perspectives on Interculturality, February 28
Prof. Mari Castañeda travels to New York City to participate in the NYU screening of Latinos beyond Reel, a new documentary from the Media Education Foundation, March 5
Graduate student Xima Avalos will present her paper titled "Los Cuarons y Cocaine Tambien" at the UMass Graduate History Association Conference, "Completing Visions: Changing Landscapes in the Past, Present, and Future," March 9
Prof. Anne Ciecko travels to Chicago to present at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference, March 6-10
Graduate Student Rachel Thibault will also attend this year's Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Chicago, and will present her paper, titled "Women, Film Blogging, and the Cinephilia of Interruptions"
Graduate student Paige Mustain will present her paper, "Perpetuating Inequality: Youth and Digital Exclusion," at the 'Voices of Resistance': Communication and Social Justice Communication Research and Discourse Conference at Penn State University, March 16
Prof. Mari Castañeda travels to San Antonio, Texas, to present at the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies annual Conference, March 20-24
Prof. Mari Castañeda travels to Urbana-Champaign, IL to present at the inaugural Faculty Women of Color in the Academy (FWCA) National Conference, April 2-5
Graduate Student Lily Herakova will be featured on two teaching focused panels at the Central States Communication Association Convention, "Diverse (Im)Possibilities, Teaching Ideas, and Activities for Seemingly Homogenous Groups of Students: Applying Intercultural Communication Concepts in any Classroom" and "Disturbing the Self: Learning about Identity (Construction)?, April 2-7, Kansas City, MO
Profs. Anne Ciecko, Marty Norden, Leda Cooks, Mari Castañeda, Demetria Shabazz, and Martha Fuentes-Bautista as well as graduate students Emily Polk and Lily Herakova and graduate program alum Eve Ng will also present work at the Mediating Public Spheres: Genealogies of Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Age Symposium at the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, April 4-6
Prof. Sut Jhally gave a talk at Adams State University in Alamosa, CO, and then went on to the Media Reform Conference in Denver the week of April 8, to show the Media Education Foundation film on race and sports with Dave Zirin
Graduate student Dijana Jelaca will be presenting a paper titled "The Birth of /Queer/ Nations" at the Homonationalism and Pinkwashing Conference at CUNY, New York, April 10-11
Prof. Sut Jhally spoke at a conference at Harvard Law School entitled "Deep Capture: Psychology, Public Relations, Democracy and Law" on April, 13
Prof. Mari Castañeda travels to Minneapolis, MN, to present at the symposium, Keeping our Faculty of Color: Transforming Our Institutions, Advancing Inclusive Excellence Among Faculty in Higher Education, April 14-17
Prof. Lynn Phillips will travel to the University of San Francisco to screen her Media Education Foundation film, Flirting with Danger: Power and Choice in Heterosexual Relationships, in the Department of Media Studies and the Gender and Sexuality Center, April 15
Prof. Sut Jhally is speaking at Concordia University in Chicago on April 17
Prof. Lisa Henderson delivers the Eric Schocket Memorial Lecture on Class and Culture at Hampshire College, April 18, 4 p.m.
Prof. Lisa Henderson will give a reading and book signing for Love and Money: Queers, Class and Cultural Production at Giovanni's Room, 12th and Spruce St., Philadelphia, on April 22, 5:30 p.m.
Prof. Lisa Henderson is a guest author at the Feminist and Queer Book Salon at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, April 30
Prof. Claudio Moreira is a participant in the 9th annual International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 15-18
Prof. Lisa Henderson will participate in meetings of the Canadian Communication Association, University of Victoria, British Columbia, June 5-7
Prof. Lisa Henderson will participate in meetings of the International Communication Association, London, UK, June 17-21
Prof. Lisa Henderson will participate on a symposium panel, "Feminist Thought in Cold Neoliberal Times," Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, June 21