Sundance Film Festival to Feature Work of Communication Alumni and Professor

This year’s Sundance Film Festival will feature an original documentary produced by students who participated in the “Fannie Lou Hamer’s America” Young Filmmakers’ Workshop, a component of a multimodal project spearheaded by FSU School of Communication professor Davis W. Houck. As FSU’s Fannie Lou Hamer Professor of Rhetorical Studies and in partnership with Tougaloo College, Houck’s research […] »

5th Annual South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference to Focus on Media and Social Change in South Asia

The 5th Annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies conference will be held on January 31 to February 1, 2019 at the Center for Global and Multicultural Engagement at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. This year’s theme, “Cultural Disruptions: Media and Social Change in South Asia,” is focused on the reconfiguration of cultural, social, economic […] »

Faculty, Students Highly Recognized at National Communication Association Convention

On November 8 – 11, 2018 students and faculty from Florida State University’s School of Communication attended the 104th annual National Communication Association (NCA) convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through aesthetic, humanistic, and social scientific inquiry. NCA […] »

Comm School Contributes Research to International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference

The 2018 International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) conference took place in Eugene, Oregon, June 20-24. A dozen FSU School of Communication students, alumni, and faculty attended the conference to present their work. IAMCR conferences address a wide range of topics defined by 31 thematic sections and working groups. Additionally, IAMCR includes a single […] »

Professor Davis Houck, Student, and Alum Bring Media Production Program to MS Delta

Davis W. Houck is Florida State University’s Fannie Lou Hamer Professor of Rhetorical Studies. In partnership with Tougaloo College, his research and expertise on the Black Freedom Movement are used in the making of the film “Fannie Lou Hamer’s America” and a corresponding civil rights K-12 curriculum, “Find Your Voice.” The project is funded by the W.K. […] »

Media2Inspire: A Symposium for the Digital Age

FSU School of Communication professor, Dr. Art Raney, along with postdoctoral scholar in positive media psychology Dr. Katherine R. Dale, collaborated with researchers from schools of communication at Chapman University and Pennsylvania State University to host Media2Inspire: A Research Symposium on Self-Transcendent Media Content and Experiences at the Florida State Conference Center April 20-21, 2018. With […] »