Tag Archives: Communication Department

Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards

Associate Professor of Communication Matt Sienkiewicz and Roche Center for Catholic Education Executive Director Melodie Wyttenbach have received 2019 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Awards from the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities. Books are judged on the basis of … Continue reading

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At the Boisi Center: The Power of Sports

The Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life will host a luncheon colloquium featuring Boston College Associate Professor of Communication Michael Serazio who will talk about his new book, The Power of Sports: Media and Spectacle in American Culture. … Continue reading

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The Power of Sports

A former reporter, Associate Professor of Communication Michael Serazio turns his journalistic eye on sports in America in his new book, The Power of Sports: Media and Spectacle in American Culture (NYU Press, April 2019). After conducting more than 50 … Continue reading

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New battlefields

According to author David Patrikarakos, the scholarly work of Associate Professor of Communication and International Studies Matt Sienkiewicz greatly enhanced the intellectual rigor of his new book, War in 140 Characters: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century.  Covering … Continue reading

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Lessons from “SVU”

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU)” is a popular American police procedural television series, watched by fans in more than 30 countries. Boston College Communication Professor Lisa Cuklanz and co-author Sujata Moorti have written the first dedicated study of “SVU” … Continue reading

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Slow Transit

Communication Associate Professor of the Practice Michael C. Keith has published the short story collection Slow Transit (Cervena Barva Press, 2017). Keith is the author of the memoir The Next Better Place, as well as the novel Life is Falling Sideways and several short … Continue reading

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A new kind of propaganda war

The U.S. is fighting a new kind of propaganda war – one for the airwaves of the Middle East, according to The Other Air Force: U.S. Efforts to Reshape Middle Eastern Media Since 9/11 by Assistant Professor of Communication and International … Continue reading

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