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Course Spotlight – Flawless/Freedom/Formations: Writing about Race, Gender, Media and Popular Culture

Course Spotlight – Italian Americans on American Screens

Course Spotlight – Italian Americans on American Screens What can explain the shocking popularity of Jersey Shore? Where did the controversial images of Italian Americans that the show displays originate? This course proposes an examination of Italian Americans as represented in mainstream and independent American cinema (and later television) from the silent era to the present. Particular attention will be… Read more »

Portland summer documentary film program: Media Institute for Social Change

CALLING ASPIRING MEDIA MAKERS! Each summer, the Media Institute for Social Change hosts a group of college-level students in Portland, Oregon for a seven week long course in radio and video storytelling. The program prepares each aspiring maker with an arsenal of tools to produce social impact media about civic issues. Inviting media professionals from OPB, Bitch Media, The Moth, XRAY.FM, KBOO,… Read more »

Undergraduate Scholarships Now Open for Submissions

The Communication and Media Studies department offers students a limited number of scholarships, and encourages them to seek out additional scholarship opportunities. They are now open for submissions! You have three options below; Edward A. Walsh Scholarship The Herbert A. Robinson Award in Creative Writing The Thomas Kavanaugh Scholarship

Spring ’17 Course: ‘Writing & Producing the Web Series’ Sign up today!

Spring ’17 Course: ‘Television Theory and Criticism’ Sign up today!

Spring ’17 Course: ‘Screenwriting II’ Sign up today!

Spring ’17 Course: ‘Media Law and Journalism Ethics’ Sign up today!

Spring 2017 Course Updates

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Dear Students, Now that Spring 2017 registration is ongoing, please note that we have added some new classes and cancelled others. A few other courses still are in danger of cancellation for low enrollment or have lots of seats still available, and so we are writing to ask you to sign up for them now if you have any interest… Read more »

Spring ’17 Course: ‘Comedy Writing – Writing TV Sitcoms’ Sign up today!