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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. 

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Students in any of the Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies, and Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies, Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies, or Bachelor of Film Studies programs who have been accepted into a travel study program are eligible for the Department of Communication, Media and Film Study Abroad Award. One scholarship of $1000 per year will be awarded, based on the calibre of the proposed travel study plan. 

Dr. Mél Hogan contributed a chapter to Publication, Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment. Edited by Imre Szeman, Jennifer Wenzel, and Patricia Yaeger. (Fordham University Press) 

"Fueling Culture offers a compendium of keywords written by scholars and practitioners from around the world and across the humanities and social sciences."

Dr. Hogan's entry is on (computer) "Servers" in a "keywords" approach to understanding the broad impact fossil fuels have on contemporary culture and politics.

You can see the chapter here: https://www.academia.edu/27915765/Servers_2017_

 

Dr. Jessalynn Keller, CMF Assistant Professor and author of "Girls' Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age speaks to CSMonitor.com about girls’ and women’s use of digital media technologies to challenge sexism in the article How to combat sexism in 2017? With an app, of course.

Socialbots and Their Friends: Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

Edited by Robert W. Gehl and Maria Bakardjieva

Who benefits from the use of software robots? Who loses? Does a bot deserve rights? Who pulls the strings of these bots? Who has the right to know what about them? What does it mean to be intelligent? What does it mean to be a friend? Socialbots and Their Friends: Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality is one of the first academic collections to critically consider the socialbot and tackle these pressing questions.

CMF Assistant Professor of Environmental Media, Dr. Hogan has published “Minus Risk Equals Progress: the Data Center in the Anthropocene”  in: 6th issue, Special Feature of 5: The Anthropocene and Our Post-natural Future, Dec 2016.

On November 17, 2016, we held our annual CMF United Way Auction Fundraiser to support the University of Calgary’s 2016 United Way campaign. The University is almost halfway toward its goal of raising $500,000 for United Way this year, and we are proud to announce that our auction raised OVER $2300 toward the overall goal! 

CMF's Assistant Professor spoke about the intersection of celebrity and politics in contemporary media culture of CBC A@Noon Podcast.

CMF Assistant Professor Dr. Greg Taylor was the keynote speaker at the Van Horne Institute Digital Futures – Alberta North Symposium on Friday, October 21 2016

New Book Release from CMF Associate Professor Lee Carruthers

Master's student Monique Fry discusses university's link to UN initiative and her research on Indigenous studies.

DIABOLIQUE online magazine publishes article by CMF Professor Emeritus, George Melnyk. 

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