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.
- Achter Articles
Dr. Paul Achter recently published a piece on "The Wire" on Huffington Post, and "Reluctant Conquests: Media Events and the End of the Iraq War.” in the forthcoming book, Communicative Perspective on the Military: Messages, Strategies, Meanings.
- 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.
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