Professor Maria Repnikova Published New Essay in Foreign Affairs

Posted On October 13, 2016
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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 »

Student Spotlight: Daniella Guzman

Posted On June 27, 2016
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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 »

Georgia News Lab in the the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Posted On June 16, 2016
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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 »

Michael Bruner: Strategies of Remembrance

Posted On January 19, 2014
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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 »

Amelia Arsenault: Approaches to Public Diplomacy

Posted On January 19, 2014
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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 »

Toula @ Saarland

Posted On December 22, 2013
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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 »