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In addition to the Media, Film & Journalism Studies website, you can keep current on University of Denver news and events by watching DU Magazine and the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences newsletter, expressions.

  • Assistant Teaching Professor will be running a panel at the 2nd Annual Institute of Cannabis Research Conference at the end of April, 2018.
  • Associate Professor Nadia Kaneva released a new book chapter: 
    • Kaneva, N. "Between brand utopias and lived experience" in Inclusive Place Branding: Critical Perspectives in Theory and Practice, edited by M. Kavaratzis, M. Giovanardi and M. Lichrou. Routledge. 2018.
  • Maureen Maloney (IIC '17) screened her recent short documentary, "Transitions," at the Changing Face International Film Festival in Australia and at the Mile Hi Mocs & Docs Film Festival in Denver.
  • Danielle Calhoun (MA '10) was featured in Forbes for her work with first-generation college students. Read the article.
  • Rod Buxton was quoted in The Denver Post about the Star Wars phenomenon. Read the article.
  • Professor Lynn Schofield Clark has been elected Vice President of the International Association of Internet Researchers. 
  • Carlos Jimenez: has been working on a project with the day labor community to try to get them more jobs. Watch two videos they created of the workers here and here.
  • Associate Professor Nadia Kaneva visited the department of Strategic Communication at Lund University in Sweden between December 2 and 12, 2017. The visit was funded by a Strategic Partnership grant from DU, which Nadia received in November, 2017. The grant supports the development of collaborative ties between our department and the Department of Strategic Communication at Lund University, which may include future faculty and student exchanges, joint research projects and sharing ideas about curriculum development in strategic communication. During her visit, Nadia gave a research talk related to her research on nation branding, talked to graduate students, and met with a number of faculty and staff to explore possibilities that could benefit both departments.
  • Assistant Teaching Professor Andrew Matranga spoke at Ignite Boulder 24 in December. 
  • Associate Professor Derigan Silver has co-authored a textbook, the 20th edition of Mass Media Law, which was released in January, 2018.


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