Communication Arts at UW–Madison
Welcome to the home of communication studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. We teach the production and consumption of communication in its diverse forms.
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Be a part of one of the most popular majors in the College of Letters and Science at one of the top public universities in the country. Focus your studies on either Communication Science and Rhetoric, or Radio, Television, and Film.
Join our renowned graduate program to do groundbreaking research in Communication Science, Film, Media and Cultural Studies, or Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture.
Celebrating the Life of Media and Cultural Studies Alum Dr. Christopher H. Smith
The Department of Communication Arts is saddened to hear of the passing of esteemed University of Wisconsin – Madison alum Christopher Holmes Smith. Dr. Smith earned his PhD in Media and Cultural Studies from the …June 5, 2023
Rhetoric Professor Dr. Sara McKinnon Leads Project to Push “Research Forward” on “Safe Passage from the Darién Gap”
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) has announced the recipients of its competitive Research Forward initiative funding, and among this year’s selected projects is “Safe Passage from the Darién …June 2, 2023
Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture Professor Dr. Jenell Johnson Publishes a New Book on the Meaning of “Life”
Dr. Jenell Johnson, a professor of Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture in the Department of Communication Arts, has recently published a new book entitled Every Living Thing: The Politics of Life in Common (Penn State University Press, 2023). …May 3, 2023
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