The department holds colloquia 2-3 times each semester in which notable invited scholars present their work. These events are typically research-focused, but are also occasionally teaching-focused. Colloquia offer students a chance to learn more from visible scholars in the field whose work they will be reading and integrating with their own. In addition to lecturing, visiting speakers typically hold office hours, providing opportunities for students to cultivate relationships with prominent scholars at other universities.
Colloquium Presenters for the 2014-2015 academic year to come soon!
Colloquium Presenters for the 2011-2012 Academic Year
|Fall 2011||"Sharing the Work of Brokerage: Network Articulation for Idea Generation and Implementation"|
|Paul Leonardi, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University|
|Fall 2011||"Discursive Practices in Framing Voices of Other for the News"|
|Richard Buttny, Professor, Syracuse University|
|Fall 2011||"Latina/o Vernacular Discourse: Theorizing Connections Across Rhetoric, Performance, and Cultural Studies"||Bernadette Calafell, Associate Professor, University of Denver|
|Spring 2012||"Examining the Partnership between Communication and Technology: What Our Studies of Technology Can Tell Us about Our Theories of Communication"||Michele Jackson, Associate Professor, CU-Boulder|