• Professor Maria Repnikova Published New Essay in Foreign AffairsCongratulations to professor Maria Repnikova for publishing a new essay in Foreign Affairs “China’s New Media.” Dr. Repnikova is a scholar of global communication, with a comparative focus on China and Russia. Her research examines the processes of political resistance and persuasion in illiberal political contexts, drawing on ethnographic research approaches and extensive time in… more »
  • Professor Jennifer Barker Plenary Lecture at Berlin Conference Professor Jennifer Barker gave a plenary lecture on Todd Haynes’s Carol at a July 2016 conference in Berlin on “Metaphor in the Arts, in Media and Communication.” Freie University’s Cinepoetics/Center for Advanced Film Studies sponsored the 11th conference of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM) as part of the center’s… more »
The Department of Communication offers programs of study (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) in journalism and mass communication, public relations, speech communication and rhetoric, film/TV/new media (with rich opportunities for training in media production), and theatre.
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Teaching advocacy skills to K-12 students. Improving journalism education worldwide. Tracing political rhetoric and social change. Diagnosing media stereotyping. Mapping production industries and new media reach. Exploring race and visual culture.


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Join a student organization – theatre, debate, public relations, journalism history. Connect to a film or TV production. Join the Honors Program. Attend a workshop, a film screening, or a research talk.


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GSU offers students programs in film, TV, web and online communication production, taught in labs equipped to realize your creative vision.