UWComm in Perspectives

UWComm in Perspectives

A Bold Proposal: Peter Chiarelli’s Switch From Producer to Screenwriter When Peter Chiarelli (BA, Communications, Economics, ‘96) penned The Proposal, a 2009 romantic comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds, it was only the second screenplay he’d ever written. The…

UWComm has hand in Seattle Asian American Film Festival

UWComm has hand in Seattle Asian American Film Festival

The Department of Communication sponsored the Seattle Asian American Film Festival that took place at the Wing Luke Asian American History museum from January 25-27. After a 5-year hiatus, the festival returned for a weekend-long celebration and showcase of Asian…

The NCA presents “Dissertation of the Year” award to former UW Comm student

The NCA presents “Dissertation of the Year” award to former UW Comm student

Former student Fahed Al-Sumait recently received the “Dissertation of the Year” award through the International and Intercultural division of the National Communication Association (NCA). Al-Sumait completed his B.A. in 1998 and his Ph.D. in 2011, both from the UW Department…

Professional Development Events

Professional Development Events

What are your post-graduation plans? Not sure? Let Career Kickstart help! This series of events, sponsored by the UW Department of Communication Alumni Board, features the expertise of communication professionals who want to help you land your first job. Watch…

Book Signing: “Transcending Blackness” and “Troubling the Family”

Book Signing: “Transcending Blackness” and “Troubling the Family”

UW Communication Professor Ralina Joseph will be joining UW English Professor Habiba Ibrahim for a joint talk and signing of their new books that discuss the cultural politics of mixed race blackness. The event will take place at the University…

Thamar Theodore and museum staffer Leilani Lewis stand by the Book of the Bound exhibit.

A Day of Service

Last Monday, Professor Ralina Joseph and her Black Cultural Studies class participated in a Day of Service at the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM). Marking the inauguration of President Obama’s second term and the celebration of MLK Day, the museum…

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