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Spring 2012 Archived News and Events

Free Film Screening | For SCMS Staff & Students 
Fri, November 2, 2012, 12pm, Living Room Theaters #1-4 | "Side by Side: The Science,
Art & Impact of Digital Cinema" | First Come, First Served | Post-Screening Discussion with Dr. Gerald Sim (School of Communication & Multimedia Studies) & Dr. Dennis Hanlon (University
of St. Andrews, Scotland) | 

Public Lecture | Dr. Dennis Hanlon 
Thur, November 1, 2012, 4pm, PA 101 | "Jorge Sanjinés 'All-Encompassing Sequence Shot':  
From Revolutionary Practice to Indigenismo ?" | Film Series Sponsored by FAU Peace Studies Program |    Flyer

Public Talk | Dr. Deepa Kumar
Thur, October 18, 2012, 7pm, PA 101 | "The Muslims Are Coming: Racism and the Politics of Empire |  Flyer

Communication Colloquium | Fall 2012 
Fri, October 5, 2012, 1-2:30pm, CU 222 | "Roots Representation, and Resistance? Family HIstory Media and Culture Through a Critical Lens.", Dr. Christine Scodari , Professor, School of Communication & Multimedia Studies |   Flyer

Fri, November 9, 2012, 3-4:30pm, CU 222 | "Occupying Wall Street: New Subjectivities , Media Practices, and the Rhetoric of OWS Visual Culture.", Dr. Melanie Loehwing , Dr. Chris Robé , and 
Dr. Bill Trapani, School of Communication & Multimedia Studies |  Flyer


Featured Faculty Publications 

  • Charbonneau, Stephen Michael  
    “Claims to Be Heard: Young Self-Expressivity, Social Change, and the Educational Video Center.” 
    Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media (Summer 2011).
  • Loehwing , Melanie  
    “Homelessness as the Unforgiving Minute of the Present: The Rhetorical Tenses of Democratic Citizenship.” 
    Quarterly Journal of Speech 96, no. 4 (2010): 380–403.
  • Marin, Noemi  
    “History ante portas ! Nicolae Ceauşescu’s Speech in Response to Timişoara Events and
    the Beginning of the 1989 Romanian Revolution.” 
    Advances in the History of Rhetoric 11 (2008): 237–61.
  • Marin, Noemi, and Cezar M. Ornatowski , eds 
    “ Collocutio : Transformational Speeches.” 
    Advancements in the History of Rhetoric 11 (2008): 231–430. 
  • Reilly, Susan Smith  
    “Geopolitics, Media, and the Public Sphere.” 
    In Political Communication Research: Approaches, Studies, Assessments. Vol. 2. Ed. 
    David L. Paletz , 27–39. Norwood, NJ: 1996.
  • Robé , Chris, with Peter N. Funke and Todd Wolfson  
    “Suturing Working Class Subjectivities : Media Mobilizing Project and the Role of Media Building a Class-Based Social Movement.” tripleC 10, no. 1 (2012): 16–29.
  • Scodari , Christine  
    “‘Nyota Uhura Is Not a White Girl’: Gender, Intersectionality , and Star Trek 2009’s Alternate Romantic Universes.” Feminist Media Studies 12, no. 3 (2012): 1–17.
  • Sim, Gerald 
    “When and Where Is the Digital Revolution in Cinematography?”
    Projections 6, no. 1 (2012): 79–100.
  • Tracy, James F  
    “Covering ‘Financial Terrorism.’” 
    Journalism Practice (2010): 1–17.
  • Williams, David Cratis 
    “Instant Democracy: Rhetorical Crises and the Russian Federation, 1991–2007.”
    Advances in the History of Rhetoric 9 (2006): 227–42.
Sea Level Rise Summit 2012 | Filmmaker Interview - Briar March 
Award winning filmmaker and former SCMS instructor Briar March discusses South Florida sea 
level rise   issues, the SLR Summit and connections to her film, "There Once Was An Island". 
[Website and Video]

Visiting Scholar Brown Bag Series | Spring 2012     
The SCMS Visiting Scholar Brown Bag Series aims to facilitate informal conversations among faculty, students, and the distinguished communication scholars presenting their research on the FAU campuses this semester. Participants are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to discuss their scholarly work with accomplished researchers featured in the series

February 23, 2012, 12-1pm, CU 204 | Topic: Intercultural New Media Studies   Visiting Scholar: Dr. Robert Shuter , Marquette University 

Tue, March 13, 2012, 2:30-3:30pm, CU 222 | Topic: Rhetorical and Critical Theory, Visiting 
Scholar: Dr. Barbara Biesecker , University of Georgia 

Mon, March 19, 2012, 12-1pm, CU 222 | Topic: Rhetoric of the Cold War, Visiting Scholar: Dr. Marilyn Young, Florida State University 

Thur, March 29, 2012, 2:30-3:30pm, CU 222 | Topic: Intercultural and International Communication, Visiting Scholars: Dr. Deborah Cai, Temple University & Dr. Ed Fink, University of Maryland, College Park

Wed, April 4, 2012, 12-1pm, CU 204 | Topic: Rhetoric of Civil Rights, Visiting Scholar: Dr. Michael Osborn, University 
of Memphis

Wed, April 11, 2012, 12-1pm, CU 204 | Topic: Rhetoric and Politics, Protest, and the Law, Visiting Scholar: Dr. Marouf Hasian , University of Utah 

Tue, April 24, 2012, 12-1pm, CU 222 | Topic: American Women Orators, Visiting Scholar: 
Dr. Sandra Sarkela , University of Memphis  

Communication Colloquium | Spring 2012  
Fri, April 6, 2012, 12-1:30pm, CU 222 | "Food Not Bombs': The Protest Rhetoric of Homeless Meal-Sharing Programs", Dr. Melanie Loehwing , Assistant Professor, School of Communication & Multimedia Studies 

Fri, April 13, 2012, 1-2:30pm, CU 222 | "Under the Bus: Political Engagement in the University Curriculum", Dr. Becky Mulvaney , Associate Professor, School of Communication and Multimedia Studies 



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