Communication Colloquia


Dr. Jerome Mahaffey, Northerm Arizona University & Dr. Marcelina Thompson-Hayes, Arkansas State University
“Department of Communication & Film Alumni Talks” 
Friday, October 21st 2022, 3:00pm, Zoom Meeting


Dr. Olga Idriss Davis, Barrett Honors College 
“Performing Health in the Culture of COVID-19:  Theoretical Intersections of Performance and Health Equity in a Discourse of Pandemic” 
Friday, October 15, 2021, 2:00pm, Zoom Meeting 

Cathy Whitlock, Author of Designs on Film : A Century of Hollywood Art Direction
“Designs on Film” 
Friday, November 12, 2021, 3:00pm, ACB 314

Dr. Leandra Hernandez, Utah Valley University
“Building Bridges and Crossing Borders in the Communication Discipline” 
Friday, February 11, 2022, 2:00pm, ACB 314


Dr. Myra Washington, University of New Mexico
"Racial Identity Tourism: DNA Commercials and the Enduring Fictions of Race"
Friday, October 4, 2019, 2:30pm, ACB 314

Dr. Tina Harris, Louisiana State University 
“Dear White People: Using Film as a Catalyst for Social Activism”  
Friday, March 19, 2020, 3:30pm, Zoom Meeting 


Lisa M. Corrigan, University of Arkansas
"White Honky Liberals, Black Pessimism, and the Emergence of Black Power"
Friday, October 30, 2015, 2:30pm, ACB 314

Rachel E. Dubrofsky, University of South Florida
"Feminist Interventions in Surveillance Studies"
Friday, February 5, 2016, 2:30pm, ACB 314

Karen Tracy, University of Colorado, Boulder
"Discourse, Identity and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debates"
Friday, February 25, 2016, 2:30pm, ACB 314


Bonnie J. Dow, Vanderbilt University
"Watching Women's Liberation: Television News, Second Wave Feminism, and 1970"
Friday, September 9, 2014

Kent Ono, University of Utah
"Reading, Labor, and Love: Asian American Time and the Work of Audiences in Eric Byler's Charlotte Sometimes"
Friday, February 13, 2015

Barbara Sharf, Texas A&M University
"Roads Less Traveled: Finding a Path to Using Complementary and Alternative Medicine"
Friday, April 24, 2015