CSU Communication Studies Alumni Share Career Journeys and Advice

On February 13, the Department of Communication Studies hosted engaging alumni panels featuring a diverse group of successful Communication Studies graduates at the Lory Student Center. Claudia Perez (’20, Public Affairs Manager at Planned Parenthood), Kale McMonagle (’11 and ’17, Collaboration Director at The Civic Canopy), and Emily Myler (’19, Neighborhood Development Liaison at City […]

“East Asian Film Remakes”

Scott Diffrient’s new book published by Edinburgh University Press Professor Scott Diffrient co-edited a new book, East Asian Film Remakes, with University of Northern Colorado Professor Kenneth Chan. Edinburgh University Press published the book in July 2023. Diffrient also wrote the book’s second chapter, “Against Anesthesia: An Empty Dream, Pleasurable Pain, and the ‘Illicit’ Thrills […]

A Semester at Sea, a Book, and a True Voyage of Discovery

Associate Professor Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager recently returned from a unique semester abroad. She was on Semester at Sea (SAS), a program that takes students and faculty around the world together. A voyage of discovery Khrebtan-Hörhager is a Global Scholar/Intercultural Specialist for the Institute for Shipboard Education, which manages SAS. On each SAS voyage, college students from […]

Comm studies undergraduates win awards at annual research showcase

CSU’s Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity (CURC) is an annual event that showcases the creativity and scholarship of undergraduate students across various disciplines. The showcase culminates in a closing ceremony that recognizes all participants and honors award winners. This year, CURC’s showcase was held on Thursday, April 20. Out of over 500 CSU students, three […]

Returning to an in-person Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference

From April 12 to 15, the annual Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS) Conference convened in Denver. It was the first in-person SCMS Conference since 2019. Many faculty and graduate students from the Department of Communication Studies attended to present their research and learn from other media and film studies scholars from around the […]

“Communicating the Other across Cultures: From Othering as Equipment for Living, to Communicating Other/Wise”

Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager’s new book published by University of Michigan Press Associate Professor Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager’s book Communicating the Other across Cultures: From Othering as Equipment for Living, to Communicating Other/Wise is being published in November 2023. Communicating the Other across Cultures is available for preorder now. About the book: Communicating the Other across Cultures exposes how we […]

Graduate students impress with 2023 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Our graduate committee was beyond impressed by the nominations they received this year for the Excellence in Teaching Award at the M.A. and Doctoral levels. Communication Studies graduate students are doing amazing work and are making phenomenal contributions in the classroom! Congratulations to the winners of this year’s awards, Hayley Hasberger (M.A. Student) and Michelle […]