Communication Studies

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, August 16, 2017: Classes Begin!

Monday & Tuesday, August 21-22: Auditions for the Fall 2017 Production of Ebenezer
Monday     August 21     6:30 - 8:30 pm      Leutze Hall 134
Tuesday    August 22     6:30 - 8:30 pm      Leutze Hall 141

Monday, September 18, 2017
Wrongful Convictions and the U.S. Constitution. Please join us for a special discussion of the persistent problem of wrongful convictions focusing on the 5th Amendment with Ms. Sabrina Smith, death penalty exoneree and Professor Kim Cook, Department of Sociology and Criminology. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Cameron Hall Auditorium 105. Co-sponsored by the department of Communication Studies. Follow the link for more information http://uncw.edu/soccrm/sabrina%20butler%20smith%20.pdf

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
“What Happened to the American Dream?”
A Discussion with Les Leopold about his book Runaway Inequality: An Activist’s Guide to Economic Justice which documents the now well-established pattern of growing income and wealth inequality in the United States since 1980. Even more, Leopold connects growing inequality to some of the most pressing social issues of the day making the case that runaway inequality is the ultimate culprit in the demise of the American dream, as well as our current economic and political crisis. 5:30 p.m. in DeLoach Hall 114. Co-Sponsored by Communication Studies, find more information at http://uncw.edu/soccrm/documents/WHAT%20HAPPENED%20TO%20THE%20AMERICAN%20DREAM.pdf

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Brandon will share his journey of personal growth and discovery and uncover the stories featured on Humans of New York as well as his current project with the United Nations featuring stories from over 20 countries. Brandon has emerged as a worldwide internet phenomenon and one of today’s most influential storytellers. Listeners take away a renewed appreciation for the power of one person and one idea to inspire millions, and encouragement to be a force for good and contribute something meaningful to the world. 7:00 p.m. at Burney Center Co-Sponsored by Communication Studies, find more information at http://uncw.edu/artsprograms/leadershiplecture.html