Event: Dr. Bruce E. Gronbeck, the A. Craig Baird Distinguished Professor of Public Address emeritus at the University of Iowa, will receive the Wayne A. Danielson Award for Distinguished Contributions to Communication Scholarship. In conjunction with the award presentation, he will give a lecture titled "The Twenty-first Century Reconstitution of American Political Culture." The lecture… » Continue Reading
Event: Up-and-coming scholars from colleges and universities across the country will convene on The University of Texas at Austin campus to present their research on why some expressions of emotion are valued in the public sphere and why others are not—and the impact this has on social movements and politics. The "New Agendas: Political Emotions"… » Continue Reading
Media scholars, fans, critics, activists and industry professionals will gather at the 2008 Flow Conference on The University of Texas at Austin campus Oct. 9-11 to discuss some of the crucial issues related to television, media culture and scholarship.