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
Med/Prof. Building, room 2080
Student Showcase: "Mock Audit: Conducting
Communication Audits." Presentations from the S440 Organizational
Tuesday, April 18
Med/Prof. Building, room 2076
Student Showcase: "Television Production Presentations," from
the C351 Course.
Med/Prof. Building, room 2016.
"Senior Projects by Communication Majors," from the S400 Capstone
Wednesday, April 19
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
Thursday, April 20
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.