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.


  • Controversia: An International Journal of Debate and Democratic Renewal
  • The Journal of Literacy and Technology
  • Democratic Communiqué Journal

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 at SCMS form a broad collection of forums investigating the current state of digital culture, including:

  • Wavelengths – classical music radio
  • South Florida Journal – audio journal
  • meme™ - experimental media ensemble
  • Flamingo Film Festival – international festival of student films
  • 1:1 Super-8 Cinema Soireé
  • SIGGRAPH Community Events

Initative Archives