by Michael Trevis on January 12, 2018
Dr. Andrew Bottomley

We are proud to share that Dr. Andrew Bottomley is the recipient of the 2018 Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Dissertation Award. Dr.

by Michael Trevis on November 20, 2017
James G. Hirsch leads a classroom in discussion.

On Sunday, December 3rd, UW alumnus James G.

by Michael Trevis on October 24, 2017
Kelly Kahl delivers his RED Talk the evening after receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award.

On Thursday, October 19, Kelly Kahl was one of four recipients to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Associa

by Lori Lopez on October 09, 2017
A man points a 16mm film camera at a woman standing in front of him.

The weekend of October 13-15, students and Madison community members have the opportunity to see three brand new films at Madison’s Asian American Media Spotlight.  This annual event, now in i

by Michael Trevis on September 25, 2017
Filmmaker Charles Burnett meets with Communication Arts students.

On Friday, the filmmaker Charles Burnett met with about two dozen undergraduate and graduate students from Communication Arts media production courses.

by Michael Trevis on September 21, 2017
Ali Walton and Ryan Holtz on the red carpet at the 69th Emmy Awards in 2017.

Communication Arts students Ali Walton and Ryan Holtz both worked at the 69th Emmy Awards on Sunday.

by Michael Trevis on September 15, 2017
Undergraduate advisor Steffie Halverson sits at a park table on East Campus mall.

Meet Steffie Halverson, the new undergraduate advisor in Communication Arts.

by Michael Trevis on September 06, 2017
UW-Madison students walk through Library Mall. Photo By Jeff Miller/UW-Madison.

Welcome, students! And for many of you, welcome back! The fall semester is underway and it's bound to be a great one.

by Michael Trevis on August 02, 2017
Image of a microphone in front of a computer monitor showing

It was announced today that the PodcastRE project will receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

by Michael Trevis on June 06, 2017

One can accomplish a lot in thirty-six years. In thirty-six years, Professor Vance Kepley wrote two books and about two dozen articles, all the while becoming a leading scholar on Russian and Soviet cinema. In that same timespan, he was chair of the Department of Communication Arts for several years, as well as director of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research for several more.