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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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Wendy Atkins-Sayre, newly minted chair of UofM’s Department of Communication and Film, brings renewed focus and vigor to her position

As Dr. Wendy Atkins-Sayre recounts the highlights of her professional career,the little things stand out. The chance meetings. The unscripted conversations. The quirks of daily life that have guided her along the way. A comment from one of her first undergraduate professors — “How many people get to have a…

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‘De-Centering Stonewall’ celebrates history of local pride, archival efforts

The Mid-South LGBTQ+ Archive will host its kickoff event: De-Centering Stonewall: Exploring LGBTQ+ History Beyond the Stonewall Uprising this Friday, October 25 at the University Center. “This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York,” said Craig Stewart, associate professor of communication studies with the Department…

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Department of Communication and Film to partner with Local Health Organizations for Sickle Cell Awareness Day

An upcoming University of Memphis event aims to raise awareness about sickle cell disease, a debilitating blood disorder that affects up to 8 percent of African Americans. The Second Annual Sickle Cell Awareness Day at the University of Memphis will take place Tuesday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 1…

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5 reasons to attend the ’19 CCFA Distinguished Achievement Award

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 College of Communication and Fine Arts’ Distinguished Achievement Award for the Creative and Performing Arts. This year’s recipient is Tom Shadyac, the renowned screenwriter, author, producer and director of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, Patch Adams, and Bruce…

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