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.
Sara McKinnon was awarded the 2020-2021 Vilas Associate Award for a project titled Violent Rhetoric: Constructions of Mexico in US Media and Politics. Violent Rhetoric examines contemporary US discourses of violence in Mexico to question …May 18, 2020
Lea Jacobs, Mae D. Huettig Professor of Communication Arts, is a film historian with strong interest in the production practices and organizational structure of the American film industry and in the development of film styles …May 18, 2020
Allison Prasch is the winner of the Center for the Humanities First Book Program Award for her manuscript “The Global Rhetorical Presidency: Cold War Rhetoric on the World Stage.” The program supports tenure-track, junior faculty …May 18, 2020
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