Initiatives

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The School of Communication and Multimedia Studies at Florida Atlantic University is home to multiple communication related journals, research initiatives, community partnerships, and ongoing projects.

Journals

Faculty Colloquium

A forum for faculty and graduate students to present work in progress.

Partnership with Living Room Theaters

A truly unique collaboration between SCMS and Living Room Theaters provides the community with first-run, independent, and all digital cinema from around the globe during evening hours. During the day, LRT provides graduate students with four state-of-the-art theaters in which to teach and screen films.

American Democracy Project

SCMS spearheads and coordinates FAU’s membership and participation in the American Democracy Project.

Digital Media Initiatives

Digital media intitatives at SCMS form a broad collection of forums investigating the current state of digital media culture, design, and production, including:

  • Ethical XR 2019: A Multidisciplinary Symposium on the Future of Extended Reality
  • MODS-Apptitude AR App Development and STEAM Summer School
  • XR (Extended Reality) Courses & Research - Virtual Reality, Agmented Reality, and Spatial Computing
  • Wavelengths – classical music radio
  • South Florida Journal – audio journal
  • meme™ - MTEn Experimental Media Ensemble
  • Flamingo Film Festival – international festival of student films
  • 1:1 Super-8 Cinema Soireé
  • SIGGRAPH Community Events

Initative Archives