Knead a break from the Winter?

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Date: 
Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:00 to 19:00
Take a break from the cold, and attend the next Breadhouse.

Social Science Matters: Fatal Invention - Re-creating Race in the Genomic Era

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
Event Date: 
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:30
Dr. Dorothy Roberts to present. The mapping of the human genome in 2003 confirmed that race is not written in our genes. As Dorothy Roberts explains, race is a social category that was invented to support an unjust political hierarchy. Yet we are witnessing the re-creation of race in biological terms using cutting-edge genomic science and biotechnologies, such as race-specific medicines and ancestry tests, that incorporate false assumptions of racial difference at the genetic level.

Color Talk in LouWEEZYana by VaNatta Ford, Ph.D.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Date: 
Wed, 02/28/2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Dr. Ford presents: Color Talk in LouWEEZYana: Lil Wayne, Colorism, and Black Men’s Perspectives in New Orleans

Beyond 'Grace' & Aziz Ansari

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Event Date: 
Tue, 02/13/2018 - 16:00
Film Screening Flirting with Danger: Power and Choice in Heterosexual Relationships (featuring Comm Department's Lynn Phillips)

Global Communications Networks

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Date: 
Thu, 02/01/2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
Richard R. John is a professor of history and communications at Columbia University, where he teaches courses in the history of communications, networks, and the history of capitalism.

Lecture: 'Refugee Selfies and the Ethics of the Face'

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
Event Date: 
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:00
Prof Lilie Chouliaraki lectures on the politics and ethics of refugee selfies and their circulation in social media and the news in the wake of the European ‘refugee crisis’. Lilie Chouliaraki is Professor of Media and Communication at the London School of Economics and author of The Ironic Spectator, winner of the ICA Outstanding Book Award in 2015. This event is part of the Mediating Care and Justice Seminar Series, awarded an SBS Conference Grant, and led by Jonathan Corpus Ong, Martha Fuentes-Bautista and Rodrigo Zamith.

Film Screening: More than a Word

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 12:30pm
Event Date: 
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:30
The Comm Community Climate and Social Justice Committee presents a film screening, More than a Word. The film by John and Kenn Little, in partnership with Media Education Foundation, is about Native American-based sports mascots and the Washington Redskins.

Comm Professor Shares His Love for Film

Shawn Shimpach, Ph.D.

A Comm professor will be at the helm of the


Lecture: Media & Justice: A New Framework

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Date: 
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:00

Alumni Networking Night

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Date: 
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:30
Our alumni are friendly, successful, and eager to help Communication students! Meet face-to-face with Comm alums at various stages of their careers as they return to campus to meet with current Comm students and offer career advice and support. This is a major career networking opportunity for Communication undergrads. Open to all Communication majors; no registration required. Appetizers and beverages will be served.

Comm Alumni Office Hours

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Event Date: 
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:00
We are pleased to announce another Alumni Office hours planned for the spring 2017 semester to help you better understand how to use your Communication degree as you prepare for advanced study in graduate school or entry to the professional world. In a 20-minute session, you will meet one-on-one with a Comm Alum where you can network, talk through your academic and professional goals, and connect to our impressive network of UMass Alumni. More details to come about how to reserve our spot.

Film Screening Fosters Lively Discussion

Time Wise, The Great White Hoax Film Screening

Faculty, staff, and students gathered in the Integrative Learning Center this semester, for


Comm Alums Answer the Call for Mentorship

The internship application process can seem daunting at first.



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