Alex Duncan, '16 has been accepted to the National Communication Association's prestigious and competitive Undergraduate Scholars Conference at George Washington University from May 28-31. Alex will present his paper "Rhetoric & Revolution: The Reburial of Imre Nagy" about the power of memory and social change in the Hungarian Revolution of 1989 and its post-communist aftermath. He will be mentored at the conference by some of the communication discipline's best scholars.
Congratulations to this year's departmental award winners:
Academic Excellence Award: Meagan Benner
Research Excellence Award: Alex Duncan
Fiona Carmody, '11, will be attending the University of Michigan School of Law starting in fall 2015. Fiona has worked for two human rights non-government organizations since graduation and hopes to continue her work for human rights and social justice through the study and future practice of law.
- Barney publishes article
Dr. Timothy Barney published "'A Tale of Two Vaclavs': Rhetorical History and the Concept of 'Return' in Post-Communist Czech Leadership." in Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Special Issue: Rhetorics of '1989' and After: Rhetorical Archaeologies of Political Transition.
- New Maurantonio Article
Dr. Nicole Maurantonio recently published "Remembering Rodney King: Myth, Racial Reconciliation, and Civil Rights History" in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
- Mifsud publishes two new books
Dr. Mari Lee Mifsud will publish A Revolution in Tropes: Alliosotrophic Rhetoric and Rhetoric and the Gift: Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Contemporary Communication. Both are due to be released in 2015.
- Barney Publishes Book
Timothy Barney's book, Mapping the Cold War: Cartography and the Framing of America's International Power will soon be published by UNC Press.
RHCS Feature Stories
Ryan Rinn, '04, works as community organizer and urban planner in the city of Richmond
Student research aims to understand inter-male communication
Senior interdisciplinary major Bianca Nikic reflects on a personal and rewarding academic journey
Alumna is putting her leadership studies and community-based learning knowledge to work in higher education
Examining television's effect on cultural memory ultimately exposes Swedish students to cultural memory of U.S.