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Category: College of Communication and Fine Arts

Amanda Nell Edgar Wins Prestigious Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award from the National Communication Association

Amanda Nell Edgar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication & Film at the University of Memphis, recently received the 2021 Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award from the National Communication Association (NCA). “Not only is this one of the most prestigious national awards in the area of rhetoric, it is…

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Communication & Film Professor embraces quirky horror in ‘Chompy and the Girls’

A new comedy/horror film produced by Marty Lang, Assistant Professor of Film at the University of Memphis, is set to release in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean platforms on September 14, 2021 through Freestyle Digital Media. CHOMPY & THE GIRLS is the story of a troubled and…

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UofM Faculty Showcase Performing Arts Before the Pandemic in “A Ballet Season” Doc

When UofM faculty members David Goodman and Steven Ross first started work on “A Ballet Season” in 2018, the duo had no idea they would be telling the story of the last “normal” ballet season for the foreseeable future. “A Ballet Season,” a feature-length documentary film which covers Ballet Memphis’…

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University of Memphis announces new Institute for Arts and Heath 

The University of Memphis is pleased to announce the establishment of the Institute for Arts and Health. The Institute will bridge the arts, humanities, social sciences, digital technologies and STEM areas, and aims to incubate and secure funding for transdisciplinary research and community engagement related to the Arts and Health.…

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University of Memphis Gives New Life to the Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education

In keeping with its status as an emerging R1 university, the University of Memphis is now the editorial home of the Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education (JAEE), a Tier 1 journal with an international profile in the allied fields of arts management, entrepreneurship, and education. Spearheaded by Dr. Josef Hanson,…

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Communication and Film professors’ book releases in paperback, wins NCA award

A book coauthored by two professors with the Department of Communication and Film in 2018 has been released in paperback format and earned recognition from the National Communication Association. “The Struggle over Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter” by Dr. Andre E. Johnson, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, and…

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UofM Ceramics Professor Kate Roberts featured in Number: Inc. Magazine

Kate Roberts, Assistant Professor of Ceramics with the University of Memphis Department of Art, was among the featured interviews in the recently released issue of Number, Inc. Magazine. In a feature titled Manipulating Materials, Roberts discusses her personal journey as an artist that led to a unique approach to art…

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