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 […]
On Thursday, April 13, dozens of CSU students and friends filed into the theater in the Behavioral Sciences Building to watch 19 new short films together. This was the annual premiere of the Through the Student Lens Film Festival (TSL), the first and only film festival created for and run by CSU students and alumni.
A more positive discussion of local issues This March marks one year since the Fort Collins newspaper the Coloradoan brought back their opinion page in the form of Coloradoan Conversations. Coloradoan Conversations is a joint effort with our Center for Public Deliberation’s (CPD’s) Northern Colorado Deliberative Journalism Project. Each week, the Coloradoan picks one or […]
Jay Ke-Schutte’s new book published by University of California Press Postdoctoral fellow in the CSU Departments of Communication Studies and Anthropology Dr. Jay Ke-Schutte’s book Angloscene: Compromised Personhood in Afro-Chinese Translations is being published in February 2023. Angloscene is available for preorder now. About the book: Angloscene examines Afro-Chinese interactions within Beijing’s aspirationally cosmopolitan student class. […]
LGBT History Month October is LGBT History Month, an annual opportunity to celebrate and learn about the historical figures and significant events that built today’s queer community and moved our society toward acceptance. For years the history of these marginalized communities was hidden, overlooked, or even destroyed, but programs like the Queer Memory Project of […]
The Through the Student Lens Film Festival—the first and only film festival created for CSU students and alumni—got its start just as the pandemic forced festivals and events all over the world to go virtual. Thankfully the festival’s founder, Teaching Associate Professor and professional filmmaker Usama Alshaibi, chose to persevere. With the help of dedicated student volunteers and staff, Through the Student Lens (TSL) hosted its first in-person premiere on April 21, 2022 in Eddy Hall.