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Communication Annual Lecture Series
Feb 18, 2020

The Inaugural Communication Annual Lecture will be the talk “Post-Disciplinarity and Public Scholarship in Communication Studies” by Silvio Waisbord, Ph.D. It will take place on Friday, February 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the Integrative Learning Center Communication Hub on the third floor.

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Shimpach Edits Book on Global Television
Jan 30, 2020

Shawn Shimpach, associate professor and director of the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, has edited a new collection of scholarly television studies, “The Routledge Companion to Global Television.” The volume is now available in hardback and e-book versions.

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Allison Butler Publishes New Book on Educating Media Literacy
Jan 30, 2020

Allison Butler, senior lecturer and chief undergraduate advisor for the department of communication and director of the media literacy certificate program, has published a new book. Titled “Educating Media Literacy,” Butler's book is a manifesto for the inclusion of media literacy in teacher education and, by extension, in K–12 classrooms.

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Mari Castaneda Professor and Former Chair of Communication is the new dean of the Commonwealth Honors College
Jan 17, 2020

Mari Castañeda, professor of communication and associate dean for equity and inclusion in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, has been named the new dean of the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She will start Sept. 1.

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