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Featuring: Jonathan Rose, Associate Professor of Political Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

What Are They Thinking? Political Advertising in the 2015 Federal Election

This talk will look at some notable political advertisements in this federal election and discuss them in context of other Canadian election ads. In particular, it will examine how ads attempt to prime voters, reducing complexity to simple metaphors.

October 14th 2015 11am-12:30pm, Main Campus, Scurfield Hall, Room 268


Dr. Joanna Redden Publishes Book on Big Data

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Joanna Redden, an Assistant Professor in The Department of Communication, Media and Film has just published "Compromised Data: From Social Media to Big Data" along with Ganaele Langlois and Greg Elmer.

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Student Spotlight

The Department of Communication, Media and Film would like to congratulate our graduate students on the success of their conference in Banff this past weekend. Presentations were of high quality: some detailing accomplished research, some explaining research in progress and some explaining possible future interests and areas of investigation. Their passion for their research was clearly displayed!  

Spectacular Instability Graduate Conference

Sponsored by Communication and Media Studies Graduate Program, University of Calgary

“The theme of our first interdisciplinary graduate student conference is ‘spectacular instability.’ From changes in the practice of journalism, the proliferation of social movements, growing concern over climate change, to the price of oil as a paramount indicator of Canadian prosperity, this inaugural conference seeks to promote discussion regarding the notion of instability in our times. Graduate student papers from all relevant disciplines welcome.”