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Fifth Annual Communication Week to be held April 17-21

Building Community through Communication

The IU Northwest Department of Communication is hosting its fifth annual Communication Week April 17-20. This year’s theme is “Building Community through Communication” featuring a variety of programs including presentations of student research, a keynote address from guest speaker Dr. Kevin Howley, associate professor of media studies at DePauw University, as well as many other exciting events that highlight communication in the community.

Following is the list of scheduled Communication Week events:

Monday, April 17
4:00-5:15 p.m.
Med/Prof. Building, room 2080
Student Showcase: "Mock Audit: Conducting Communication Audits." Presentations from the S440 Organizational Communication Class.

Tuesday, April 18
11:30-12:45 p.m.
Med/Prof. Building, room 2076
Student Showcase: "Television Production Presentations," from the C351 Course.

1:00-2:15 p.m.
Med/Prof. Building, room 2016.
"Senior Projects by Communication Majors," from the S400 Capstone Course.

Wednesday, April 19
10-11:15 a.m.
Med/Prof. Building in room 2080
Student Showcase: "Building Communities through Groups and Rhetorical Communication." Presentations from the S336 Group Methods Course and the S321 Rhetoric and Modern Discourse Class.

Thursday, April 20
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Marram Hall, room 123
Keynote Address: Dr. Kevin Howley, assistant professor of media studies, DePauw University. Dr. Howley will be speaking about his new book, Community Media: People, Places, and Communication Technologies. Reception immediately following.

This year's featured keynote speaker Dr. Howley received his B.A. in Communication and Theatre from Queens College in 1984, his M.S. in Television/Radio Programming and Management from Brooklyn College in 1991, and his Ph.D. in Telecommunication from Indiana University in 1998. Kevin teaches courses in media studies and video production, including Media Fellows First Ear Seminar, Media, Culture and Society, Television Production and Televisual Literacy, Advanced Television Production, and Media Studies Seminar. Dr. Howley's research interests include critical-cultural analysis of community media, political economy of media industries, cultural politics, media history, and emerging technologies. His work has appeared in Television and New Media, Journal of Film and Video, International Journal of Cultural Studies, and Ecumene.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Communication, the IU Northwest Communication Association, and the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information or questions regarding this event, please contact the Department of Communication at (219) 980-6781.

  
Published:

03-30-2006

Media Contact:

Michelle Searer
OMC
219-980-6686
msearer@iun.edu
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