Congratulations 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 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 »
Professor Tussey is featured in an AJC article “‘Pokemon Go’: a new way for parents to bond with their teenage children“,which considers the augmented reality game Pokemon Go in relation to family dynamics. Tussey explains to the author of the piece that Pokemon Go is a part of the “procrastination economy” and must be understood… more »
Professor Mary Stuckey speaks on Rhetoric of National Security during political campaigns during the current presidential election in this article Democrats Dismiss Criticism Over Lack of Terror Talk at Convention.
Is Terrorism a Threat to the American Way of Life?: Debating National Security in the Age of Global Terror
Professor Mia Bloom professor brings a serious debate to a humorous venue. Professor Bloom will be part of The Comedy Cellar The Underground Debate Series. For more information click here.
Congratulations to Daniella Guzman, a junior majoring in Film & Video. Daniella submitted a 30-second video clip for the Meth Project Commercial Contest and was selected as the winner for the regional competition. Colorado Meth Project flew her to Colorado to attend a conference at Series Fest in Denver to showcase her film. Now,… more »
The latest story form the Georgia News Lab is on the Atlanta Journal-Constitutions’ site. It looks at Metro Atlanta Superior Court judges’ failure to comply with disclosure requirements. Our diverse students worked long and hard on this and did a great job. The entire News Lab class contributed to the story. It was co-written by… more »
M. Lane Bruner Strategies of Remembrance: The Rhetorical Dimensions of National Identity Construction University of South Carolina Press, 2002
At a time when national identity is a potent political force, Strategies of Remembrance sheds light on the relationships between economic, civic, cultural, and ethnic forms of nationalism, and on the interactions of nationalism in those… more »
R.S. Zaharna, Amelia Arsenault and Ali Fisher, eds. Relational, Networked, and Collaborative Approaches to Public Diplomacy Routledge, 2013
Over the past decade, scholars, practitioners, and leading diplomats have forcefully argued for the need to move beyond one-way, mass-media-driven campaigns and develop more relational strategies. In the coming years, as the range of public diplomacy actors… more »
Earlier this fall, Chris Toula’s presented two papers in the Rhetoric and Politics (Modern) Division at the first Rhetoric in Europe conference, held October 9-13, 2013, at the University of Saarland in Saarbruken Germany. The event was organized by the Institute of European Rhetoric at the university with plans to publish the proceedings, and drew many… more »