Media Studies as Community Engagement

Join us for our first Winter COM colloquium, featuring Dr. Khadijah Costley White Wednesday, January 27, 2021 || 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM (PST) REGISTER HERE VIA EVENTBRITE About this Event In this riveting presentation, Dr. White discusses approaching communication and cultural studies as political and civic engagement through community-based research. Drawing on scholars such … Read More

CJMD Presents a Conversation with Jorge Ramos

Journalism + the U.S. Presidential Election Monday, October 26, 2020 The 2020 U.S. Presidential election is fast approaching. The work of independent journalists in helping audiences understand the stakes of the moment has rarely been more important. To help make sense of this crucial moment, we hosted a virtual conversation with Jorge Ramos. The renowned … Read More

Media and Politics in the U.S. Presidential Election

In October 2020, the Department of Communication relaunched the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement as the Center for Journalism, Media and Democracy (CJMD). The relaunch reflects significant shifts over recent decades in media and politics and evolving efforts to understand contemporary democracy as it is being shaped by digital-era communication cultures, tools, platforms, policies and practices. … Read More

UW COM Fall 2020 Colloquia

The Department of Communication hosted the following colloquia during fall quarter 2020. Unable to join us? Please check out the recordings below: Intersectional Tech: Black Users in Digital Gaming With Dr. Kishonna Gray, Moderated by Dr. Ralina Joseph During this presentation, Dr. Gray explicated the possibilities of synthesizing theories and methods from the disciplines of … Read More