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Seven COMM Faculty and Grad. Students Present at NCA

Seven COMM Faculty and Grad. Students Present at NCA
Congratulations to the following who presented at the National Communication Association convention in Salt Lake City: Gretchen Bergquist, paper: "Family Socialization and Perceptions of Mental Health" Gretchen Bergquist, paper: "Exploring the content and influence of parental memorable...

Dr. Muhtaseb in Montreal for "1948"

First, Dr. Muhtaseb sat on the panel at the Oral History Association Annual Meeting titled "Achieving the Impossible: Re-writing the History of 1948" at Concordia University and then she attended a screening at McGill University. Her film "1948" is achieving worldwide recognition and our...

Dr. Muhtaseb gives film lecture at Australia: Monash Oct. 5

Dr. Muhtaseb speaks at the sold out Melbourne premiere of "1948" at the Australia Palestine Film Festival, which is one of 6 Australia premiers. We congratulate her on the success of her highly acclaimed film, the result of over a decade of hard work!

Emerging Scholar Award to Recent Graduate and Adjunct Faculty

Emerging Scholar Award to Alum and Adjunct Faculty
We are proud to congratulate Ariana Cano who will be receiving the Emerging Scholar Award at the Third International Conference on Communication and Media Studies in Berkeley California! She will be presenting her accepted paper “Es Bueno O No Bueno? A Critical Analysis on Mexican American...

Two Graduate Students to Present at UCI Social Justice Research Symposium

Graduate students Walker Beverly and Richard Contreras were accepted for presentation at the UCI Social Justice Research Symposium on May 25 at UC Irvine. Richard’s paper, based on his graduate project, is titled "A Communication Guide for ex-offenders" and Walker’s paper, also based on his...

Graduate Student Victoria Luckner Attending and Presenting TWO Papers at NCA

Graduate student Victoria Luckner had two papers competitively accepted for presentation at the NCA 104th Annual Convention being held November 8-11 in Salt Lake City.The two papers are:  "Mother Eywa: Ecofeminism and James Cameron’s Avatar," which she developed under the supervision of Dr...

Graduate Student Selected for Prestigious Opportunities

Graduate Student Luis Esparza to Attend HACU Conference
Luis Esparaza's paper, "The Right to Exist: A De-Colonial Analysis of Media Representations of Marginalized Sexual Identities" was competitively selected for presentation at the National Communication Association 104th Annual Convention which will be held November 8-11 in Salt Lake City, UT...

First Scholarly Review of Dr. Muhtaseb's 1948 Film

Dr. Muhtaseb's film, 1948: Creation & Catastrophe, was just published in the peer-review journal of Arab Studies Quarterly (Vol. 40, No. 1.). Dr. Terri Ginsberg, a well-known cinema studies scholar of AUC, provides a deep intellectual analysis of the film, with a short historical...

Dr. Muhtaseb Quoted in L.A. Daily News!

As first responders prepare for another busy season, the Los Angeles Daily News investigated causes for the increase in rescues in picturesque natural environments, asking if the #optoutside movement or the popularity of selfies plays a role.  Dr. Muhtaseb is quoted...

Graduate Student Ariana Cano Takes Top Prizes for "Cultural Value in Instant Messenger"

Graduate student Ariana Cano has had a good month. Her presentation “Cultural Value in Instant Messenger: An Analysis between Mexico and the U.S.” won a monetary prize in the Pansy Jacob Jackson National Student Research Competition in the NAAAS 2018 Conference. She was also selected as the...

Graduate Students Represent Program at WSCA Graduate Programs Open House

Professor Donna Gotch and Dr. Julie Taylor with our graduate students at the WSCA Graduate Programs Open House, where students in our graduate program provided information and personal insight for interested attendees.