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by Peter G. Sengstock on August 01, 2010

Starting in October, the Cinematheque and Department of Communication Arts will welcome Jim Healy to the position of Director of Programming. Jim brings a wealth of programming experience to the Cinematheque.

by Peter G. Sengstock on July 26, 2010

On Thursday, July 22, Emeritus Professor Joanne Cantor appeared on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie and later on MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts. Cantor shared tips from her new book Conquer CyberOverload on how people can manage e-mail and technology without becoming overwhelmed.

by Peter G. Sengstock on July 13, 2010

A conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater ResearchOn, Archives!, in conjunction with a Symposium on Broadcasting in the 1930s, took place July 6 to 9, 2010.

by Peter G. Sengstock on July 13, 2010

From the late 1970s through the 1990s, Department of Communication Arts Emeritus Professor John Fiske was one of the most influential media scholars in the world.

by Peter G. Sengstock on July 12, 2010

Emeritus Jacques Ledoux Professor of Film Studies David Bordwell and Department of Communication Arts Honorary Fellow Kristin Thompson are again in the spotlight of mainstream media, this time in an article by Manohla Dargis in the New York Times.

by Peter G. Sengstock on June 03, 2010

Department of Communication Arts alumni Adam Horowitz ('93) and Eddy Kitsis ('93) reflected on their rise from aspiring writers to executive producers/writers of ABC's hit network drama Lost.

by Peter G. Sengstock on June 03, 2010

The morning after a screening of his new independent film Harmony & Me (2009) to over 1,500 people (including Chancellor Biddy Martin) at the 12th annual Wisconsin Film Festival, director Robert Byington sat down with students from 

by Peter G. Sengstock on March 22, 2010

Department of Communication Arts Media & Cultural Studies Associate Professor Jonathan Grayand Professor Michele Hilmes discussed the online popularity of the hit ABC network drama Loston Madison's WKOW-TV 27 news.

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 30, 2009

The Department of Communication Arts was pleased to host a special event to honor distinguished University of Wisconsin - Madison alumnus Walter Mirisch (History, '42). Over 100 guests from the Department and campus recognized and learned about Mr. Mirisch's many achievements.  Among campus leaders in attendance were:

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 28, 2009

Academy Award nominated documentary filmmaker Glenn Silber ('72) recently discussed his experiences, techniques, and approach to documentary filmmaking in Professor Bill Brown's Comm Arts 651: Advanced Video Production & Direction class.

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