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The world needs people who understand media and communications. As a student in the Department of Communication, Media and Film, you’ll develop a critical perspective on how communication, media and film represent and shape contemporary life. You will also develop marketable research and communication skills.

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CMF PhD Candidate AnneMarie Dorland to Present at SSHRC Storytellers Contest 2017

AnneMarie Dorland, PhD candidate in the Communication and Media Studies program in the Department of Communication, Media and Film is a finalist in the SSHRC Storytellers contest to be held during the 2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Ryerson at the end of May. AnneMarie was also recently honored as an outstanding TA in the University of Calgary Teaching Excellence Awards. Her dissertation examines what designers creative processes can offer to people in other industries.

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The Labour of Leisure is explored in a new article by CMF's Dr. Barbara Schneider and Sociology's Dr. Liza McCoy.  

Square dance is a form of social dance carried out by groups of four pairs of dancers arranged in a square, moving in response to on-the-spot instructions of a square dance caller. This article looks at the work that the square dance caller does to produce “fun” for the participants. The multi-faceted labour of being a caller includes being a singer, an entertainer, an expert in calling, a teacher, a sound equipment expert, a business person, and an emotional worker instrumental in producing other people’s pleasure.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14927713.2016.1269295?scroll=top&needAccess=true 

Tamara Seiler, Professor Emerita in the Department of Communication, Media and Film was recently featured on CTV as an “inspiring Albertan.” She was instrumental in starting an organization called the Calgary Association of Lifelong Learners or CALL

The Canadian Public Relations Society has two $1,000 scholarships available for students enrolled in public relations/communications programs at three educational institutions in Calgary. Both awards offer a $1,000 Scholarship and other benefits.