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by Andrew J. Bottomley on April 24, 2012

The Comm Arts department is pleased to announce the addition of Amy Schultz as an Undergraduate Advisor. Comm Arts continues to grow as one of the most popular majors on campus, and Amy arrives as a great asset to help our faculty and staff meet the academic and career advising needs of our more than 800 undergraduate majors and applicants.

by Michele Hilmes on April 18, 2012

What is the current state of the entertainment industry? How have new technologies and changes in business models affected film and television as we have come to know them? These are some of the issues that Stephen P.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on April 18, 2012

The 2012 Wisconsin Film Festival kicks off today, Wednesday, April 18th. The festival will run for five days (April 18-22), showing more than 150 films on nine screens spread throughout the city of Madison.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on March 06, 2012

A few weeks ago, Comm Arts Professor Catalina Toma was interviewed on the Joy Cardin show on Wisconsin Public Radio's (WPR) Ideas Network, wher

by Andrew J. Bottomley on February 22, 2012

2012 may only be a little over a month old, but film Professor J.J. Murphy's year has been off to an incredibly busy start and it will only be getting busier in the next couple months.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on February 13, 2012

The Department of Communication Arts is pleased to announce that Mary K. Huelsbeck will be joining us as the new Assistant Director of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on January 30, 2012

When the lights went down on Friday, January 20th, for the UW Cinematheque’s first screening of 2012, viewers were treated to the best possible presentation of 35mm film to be found in the Madison region.

by Andrew J. Bottomley on January 24, 2012

Comm Arts professor Jonathan Gray has published a new book that provides an overview of the academic field of television studies, including a survey of the discipline's origins, central ideas, and key thinkers and works.

by Michele Hilmes on December 19, 2011

UW Comm Arts alumn Stuart Brotman recently co-authored an article on this issue.

by Michele Hilmes on December 19, 2011

On Thursday evening, Comm Arts Rhetoric professor Rob Asen joined UW colleagues Nan Enstad from History and Keith Woodward from Geography on a panel discussing "Beyond Zuccotti Park: Why the Occupy Movement Matters."  Prompted by moderator Judy Davidoff of The Isthmus, the three debated the significance and impact of the Occupy movement and took questions from an audience of more than 150.

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