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Public Debate at JMU Highlights International Education

Cultural Communication majors and minors, James Madison University will host it’s first public debate of the year, co-sponsored by JMU Debate and the Office of International Programs. Please join the School of Communication Studies tonight (Wednesday 9-26) at 6:30pm in … Continue reading

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Micro Grants for Supporting Intercultural Dialogue

The Center for Intercultural Dialogue, “bridging cultures through research” recently announced micro grants up to $1,000 to support international travel for building collaborative research relationships across cultures.  The first deadline for proposals is November 15, 2012. If remaining funds are … Continue reading

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Online Summer Course to Study Food Communication

Interested in exploring the intersections between food, culture and communication?  Consider enrolling in Paul Mabrey’s online summer course SCOM 313 Food Communication, taught during the first four weeks of the summer session. This course can be used to fulfill elective … Continue reading

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Student Exhibit to Explore Representations of Disability

All Together Different Written by Katie Rosenberg, senior Cultural Communication major and student in the Institute for Visual Studies Course “Representing Disabilities” A diverse group of students from various majors at James Madison University will be unveiling an exhibition on … Continue reading

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Keynote Speaker to Discuss Immigration and Identity in the Contemporary Media Era

Dr. Richard D. Pineda, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Associate Director of the Sam Donaldson Center for Communication Studies at the University of Texas at El Paso, will be giving the keynote address at the 34th Annual Communication … Continue reading

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Miss Representation: Film and Panel Discussion

Interested in a critical discussion of representations of women in media and its consequences? Come to a screening of Miss Representation followed by a panel discussion, sponsored by Shout Out! JMU, Sisterspeak, SWO, the Women’s and Gender Studies program, and The School of … Continue reading

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Looking for a New Perspective? Enroll in SCOM 349 in Fall 2012

In Writing the New Ethnography, H.L. (Bud) Goodall  writes that “[a] good story is a good read.  It gives pleasure, enlivens the imagination, and delights the senses.  It appeals as a form of literature as well as a way of … Continue reading

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