News and Events

Keep up-to-date with the news and events occurring within the Department of Language, Literature, and Communication, and with the accomplishments of the people of C&M. A list of all the events in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences can be found on the HASS website.

News

The segment will air Thursday morning, September 4th at 8:30 am. 

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The Department of Communication & Media (C&M) is pleased to announce that the 2015 McKinney Writing Contest is now open for submissions.  All Undergraduate and Graduate students are eligible to enter, regardless of school affiliation or major.

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The School of Humanities, Arts and Socials Sciences is seeking candidates for several Faculty positions.  Candidates must possess an appropriate terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DMA, MFA, or foreign equivalent) by the start of the appointment.  The positions will remain open until filled.  

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Lillian Spina-Caza, PhD, has written a chapter in "Research Methods in Media Studies," Volume VII of The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies series edited by Fabienne Darling-Wolf and published in February by Wiley-Blackwell.

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"Why don't you make the entire class into a game?" GSAS co-founder and C&M Professor Lee Sheldon is one of the Games experts featured in July's Atlantic Magazine.

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Events

Artist Clare Johnson discusses the myriad ways that writing inspires and interacts with her art, from her Post-it Note Project (drawing on a post-it note each night to remember something from the day) to her recent book art for Rainer Maria Rilke’s Roses. Johnson will talk about her process and share photos from both projects, as well her Drawing from Literature series and various collaborations with writers.

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Chinese Minor Information Session, 4711 Sage Lab

Sage Labs 4711
October 28, 2014 4:30 PM

Come join us to learn about courses and requirements of the Chinese Minor.  Pursuing a minor in Chinese will help students not only fulfill the Humanities and Social Sciences requirements, but will also prepare you to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century.  For more information, contact Helen Zhou at zhouy12@rpi.edu  

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William Gibson Reading

EMPAC Concert Hall
November 9, 2014 7:00 PM

Science fiction author William Gibson will read from his work at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 9 at the EMPAC Concert Hall.

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Previous Events

Touching Words & Images

EMPAC THEATER
February 25, 2014 12:00 PM

In this talk Professor Esrock proposes that readers and viewers can use their own bodies to reshapethe boundary between themselves and verbal/visual worlds outside themselves.

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Meaning of Life, The Universe, and Everything!

EMPAC Studio Beta
December 4, 2013 7:00 PM

An evening of staged readings of student-written final plays from COMM2960: Science + Technology in Theatre

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