Are you listening? Contribute to research on listening across difference.

Have you ever been accused of “not listening”? Did you feel misunderstood? Have you ever accused someone of poor listening skills because they didn’t engage the way you wanted? Now is your chance to put that misunderstanding to good use by participating in a survey about listening across difference. Data from the 10-minute survey will inform […]

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Less than 90 minutes before the documentary film “Fog of Srbrenica” was set to play at the 2017 ACT Human Rights Film Festival, Serbian filmmaker Samir Mehanovic’s cell phone rang. Mehanovic, who has the physique of a former Olympic weightlifter, was casually walking the few blocks from The Armstrong Hotel to the afternoon screening at […]

Elinor Light receives Visual Communication Divisions Outstanding Article of the Year award

The National Communication Association awarded Special Assistant Professor Elinor Light the Visual Communication Divisions Outstanding Article of the Year award for her paper, “Aesthetic ruptures: viewing graffiti as the emplaced vernacular.” The article was originally published in March 2018 in The award was presented at the 104th NCA Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. […]

Welcome ACT Human Rights Film Festival Managing Director Beth Seymour

The Department of Communication Studies welcomes the new Managing Director of the ACT Human Rights Film Festival, Beth Seymour. Seymour will be tackling the festivals’s major operations, including registering and organizing volunteers, securing partner sponsorships, inviting filmmakers and other prominent guests, procuring films for screenings, and leading programmatic planning and execution. Seymour will be working […]

Dunn’s Queerly Remembered receives outstanding book award

The National Communication Association has honored Colorado State University Associate Professor of Communication Studies Thomas R. Dunn with its 2018 Outstanding Book Award for Queerly Remembered: Rhetorics for Representing the GLBTQ Past. Dunn will receive the award at the104th NCA conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday, November 9.   The award is presented by NCA’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer […]

Anderson to edit Quarterly Journal of Speech

The National Communication Association has selected Colorado State University Professor of Communication Studies Karrin Vasby Anderson as the next editor of its Quarterly Journal of Speech (QJS), the most prestigious and oldest peer-reviewed journal published in the field of rhetorical studies. According to the journal’s website, QJS welcomes the full array of scholarship produced under […]

Katie Gibson of Communication Studies presented with Outstanding Book Award

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender has awarded Associate Professor Katie Gibson its 2018 Outstanding Book Award for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy of Dissent: Feminist Rhetoric and the Law, published last March. Gibson received the award Saturday, October 6, at the organization’s 41st annual conference held in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada. “My book argues […]

Dr. Eric Aoki's opening reception of artwork in APACC Office

On Monday, Nov. 6 at 4:30 p.m. the Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) presents an opening reception of Dr. Eric Aoki’s Artwork Installation in the APACC office. The reception will be held in the APACC office, LSC 333, with welcoming remarks at 5:15 p.m. The reception celebrates four pieces of Dr. Aoki’s artwork on display. […]

Dr. Allison Prasch Wins Golden Monograph Award

The National Communication Association has honored Dr. Allison Prasch, assistant professor of Communication Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University, with the 2017 Golden Monograph Award for her 2016 article, “Toward a Rhetorical Theory of Deixis.”   Prasch will be formally presented the award on Saturday, November 18, at the 103rd Annual NCA Convention held in Dallas, Texas. The Golden Anniversary Monograph Award was created to mark NCA’s […]