UW CCDE to Host Race and Media Conference

UW CCDE to Host Race and Media Conference

May 10-12th, 2018 The mission of the conference is four-fold: To recognize that racial difference, racialized identities, and racism play a critical role in media production, distribution, and consumption. To highlight the prevailing rhetoric of post-racism, which combined with an…

CCDE Offers Collaborative 2018 Project Grants

CCDE Offers Collaborative 2018 Project Grants

The Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity (CCDE) will provide up to three (3) project grants, each for up to $5,000, for the 2018-2019 academic year. These research grants will support collaborative projects (anything from a traditional research article to…

April Showers Bring Faculty and Student Awards

April Showers Bring Faculty and Student Awards

This spring, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and academic honors have been raining down upon UW Communication students and faculty. Ph.C. student Samantha Shorey was recently selected for a 2019 Lemelson Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution. The fellowship…

Meshell Sturgis: Filling In the Gaps of Comix

Meshell Sturgis: Filling In the Gaps of Comix

by Alan Song || UW Department of Communication Intern “With great power, comes great responsibility.” – Uncle Ben For Communication Ph.D. student Meshell Sturgis, discovering an interest in comics allowed her to find her own research niche. Sturgis was first…

UW Students, Faculty, and Alumni Honored at 2017 NCA Reception

UW Students, Faculty, and Alumni Honored at 2017 NCA Reception

Department colleagues, friends and supporters gathered last month in Dallas for the UW Communication Annual NCA Reception. NCA’s 103rd Annual Convention celebrated “Our Legacy, Our Relevance.” According to Ronald L. Jackson II, NCA First Vice President, the convention presented “compelling…

Change Seminar: Carmen Gonzalez

Change Seminar: Carmen Gonzalez

Digital Equity and Meaningful Connectivity December 5, 2017 | 12 PM | HUB 214 Close to 8 million U.S. children live with at least one English-language learner parent. This means that many children are growing up in bilingual families and…

COM Alumna Wins 2017 NCA Outstanding Book Award

COM Alumna Wins 2017 NCA Outstanding Book Award

Communication graduate Manoucheka Celeste (Ph.D., 2011) was recently awarded the 2017 NCA Outstanding Book Award, African American Communication & Culture Division and the Black Caucus. The honor is in recognition of her first book: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the…

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