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Course Spotlight: Black by Popular Demand with Douglas Brunton

This Summer term, Douglas will be teaching his 3 credit seminar meeting on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursday from 12 pm – 2 pm. This course is also in the process of being approved by the Department of African and African-American Studies.

Communication Studies Faculty Issues Statement Against Hate

Resources available for concerned or affected students


Our mission is to study and teach about the mass media and emerging media: their evolution, their effects, their uses by everyday people, and their regulation and industry practices. We are dedicated to cultivating a thorough-going media literacy among our students, and to producing cutting-edge scholarship about the media’s impact on individuals and society.We have a highly sought-after and rigorous undergraduate concentration, world-renowned faculty, a prestigious interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, and a large cohort of dedicated and successful alumni.

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