“A Critical History of Chinese Film Remakes: From Shanghai to Hong Kong to Beijing and Beyond”

Scott Diffrient’s article published in Quarterly Review of Film and Video Professor Scott Diffrient has published the article “A Critical History of Chinese Film Remakes: From Shanghai to Hong Kong to Beijing and Beyond” in Quarterly Review of Film and Video. Excerpt: As James Aston and Lin Feng point out in the Introduction of their recently published […]

“Beyond bad hombres, mamacitas, and borders: Rethinking representation of Mexicanidad in 2017 animation Coco”

Dr. Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager & Emily Dosch’s paper published in Communication, Culture, and Critique Associate Professor Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager and M.A. student Emily Dosch have published the paper “Beyond bad hombres, mamacitas, and borders: Rethinking representation of Mexicanidad in 2017 animation Coco” in the latest issue of Communication, Culture, and Critique. Abstract: The release of Coco in […]

“‘There are two sides to every story’: Text and con-text at the Mob Museum”

Cari Whittenburg’s paper published in Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric Along with coauthor Brian L. Ott—Professor of Communication at Missouri State University—Ph.D. student Cari Whittenburg has published the paper “‘There are two sides to every story’: Text and con-text at the Mob Museum” in the latest issue of Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric. Abstract: The Museum of Organized […]

“The banality of World War ‘Z'”

Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager’s article published in EuropeNow Along with coauthor Evgeniya Pyatovskaya—a Ph.D. Candidate at South Florida University—Associate Professor Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager has published the article “The banality of World War ‘Z’” in EuropeNow as part of their series on the Ukraine Crisis. Excerpt: As Russia’s aggression endures in Ukraine and the West has punished Russia with […]

“‘Homicidal Hams’ and ‘Psycho Clowns’: Serial Killer Humour in American Television Comedies”

Scott Diffrient’s chapter published in new book Serial Killing on Screen: Adaptation, True Crime and Popular Culture Professor and Programming Director for the ACT Human Rights Film Festival Scott Diffrient has published the chapter “‘Homicidal Hams’ and ‘Psycho Clowns’: Serial Killer Humour in American Television Comedies” in the new book Serial Killing on Screen: Adaptation, […]

“Emotional sustainability in human services organizations: Cultural and communicative paths to dealing with emotional work”

Elizabeth Williams and alumna’s paper published in Sustainability Along with coauthor and CSU M.A. alumna Minkyung Kim, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Elizabeth Williams has published the paper “Emotional sustainability in human services organizations: Cultural and communicative paths to dealing with emotional work ” in Sustainability. Abstract: Emotional sustainability in the human services […]

“High reliability organizing through an extended crisis: A case study of a U.S. university during COVID-19”

Elizabeth Williams’s paper published in Journal of Applied Communication Research Along with coauthors Jody Donovan, Laura Giles, and David McKelfresh, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Elizabeth Williams has published the paper “High reliability organizing through an extended crisis: A case study of a U.S. university during COVID-19” in Journal of Applied Communication Research. […]

“Angloscene: Compromised Personhood in Afro-Chinese Translations”

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. […]

“Alexander Nevsky of Russia, Reanimated and Repurposed”

Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager’s essay published in the Wilson Center’s Russia File Along with coauthor Anya Free, Associate Professor Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager has published the paper “Alexander Nevsky of Russia, Reanimated and Repurposed” in the Wilson Center’s Russia File, a blog of the Kennan Institute. Excerpt: “In September 2022, Alexander Beglov, the governor of St. Petersburg, visited the […]

“Adding amusement to anxiety: Uses of humor in informal caregiver support groups”

Michelle Matter’s paper published in Communication Quarterly Ph.D. student Michelle Matter has published the paper “Adding amusement to anxiety: Uses of humor in informal caregiver support groups” in Communication Quarterly. Summary from Matter: I analyzed support groups for informal caregivers of people with dementia, in which humor and laughter were fairly common. I sorted the […]