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Featured Faculty: Dr. Samantha Thrift

Dr. Thrift emphasizes students’ active engagement, often through experiential activities and assignments that synthesize theoretical knowledge and creative practice. Class projects like digital storytelling, video chain letters, and multi-media memoirs inspire her SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) research, which examines the use of feminist, digital, and creative pedagogies to cultivate an inclusive and fun learning environment that supports student success. 

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Featured Faculty: Dr. Gregory Taylor

Gregory Taylor researches, writes and teaches about the changing relationship between communication systems and governments, both in Canada and internationally. Like his research, Dr Taylor’s classes engage with essential questions concerning current power dynamics in our rapidly evolving media landscape. 

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Featured Faculty: Dr. Annie Rudd

"As a media historian whose research focuses on photography, I explore the ways people of the past presented themselves to the world through photographs and the ways they understood photographs' capacity to 'reveal' human identity."

Learn more and view available courses here.

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CMF Undergrad Drew Thomas Explores How Historical Value is Constructed at Alberta Archaeological Sites

How is historical value constructed when classifying Alberta's Archaeological sites? Combined undergrad student in Communication, Media and Film/Archaeology, and PURE award winner Drew Thomas aims to find out.

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CMF Student Raven Lindgren's Explores Reproductive Rights in Rural India

Fifth year Communications student Raven Lindgren, is spending her summer working with a NGO called Development Alternative, specifically focusing her project on menstrual and reproductive health rights (maternal women, sexual health, family planning) within the rural area of Bundelkhand. The hope is to bring awareness surrounding these topics by creating a simple communication tool that will work best, based on the different villages’ needs. 

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Food policy on the menu as global experts descend on UCalgary

#Food policy on the menu as global experts descend on #UCalgary for June 18-19 forum.

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ConGRADulations! Class of 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

9:30 a.m.

Morning Ceremony

  • Faculty of Arts for majors in:
    • Art History
    • Communication Studies
    • Communication and Culture
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Drama Education
    • Earth Science

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Filmmaker in Residence: Phil Hoffman

Please join us for our end of course celebration in SS 203 at 3 p.m., featuring a screening of Hoffman’s acclaimed Slaughterhouse (Canada, 2014). After the film, Hoffman will discuss Process Cinema as it informs his filmmaking practice and as a governing premise for the course, closing with a selection of new student work.

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Honours Day

Department of Communication, Media and Film Honours Students are invited to join faculty, staff, and family  in celebration of their achievements and to share their research for the past academic year. Future honours students are also welcome to attend.

April 27, 2018

12:00-1:00 p.m.

SS 217

 for more information: commfilm.ca/events

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Social Media & Civic Culture In Canada Symposium

Join us at the Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary campus, on March 17, 2018. 

Hosted by:
Department of Communication, Media and Film
University of Calgary

Research Team:
Dr. Maria Bakardjieva 
Dr. Delia Dumitrica
Mylynn Felt

Sponsored by:
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

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