This week I sat down with filmmaker Brandon Colvin to discuss his new film Sabbatical, his process, and the Wisconsin Film Festival, which begins today, Thursday, April 3rd. Brandon Colvin is a graduate student of film in Communication Arts.
Describe briefly the synopsis of Sabbatical:
What is the importance of rhetoric? How does language affect our daily lives, ideas, beliefs, and behaviors? These are just some of the questions that the new blog Rhetorically Speaking hopes to explore.
The Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Sloper to the position of the Head Film Archivist. As the WCFTR Film Archivist, Amy will oversee the Center's rich collection of films and television episodes, nearly 20,000 titles in all. Her duties will also include teaching one course annually in archival theory and practice in the UW School of Library and Information Studies.
UW-Madison has received the #1 ranking from QS World University Rankings for Communication & Media Studies.
A year from now, Professor Lyn Van Swol's CA 368: Theory and Practice of Persuasion will be in full-swing as a blended course. Blended courses have a substantial online component while retaining face-to-face time in class, and have gained popularity in recent years.
Last March, we published a story on two Communication Arts courses, CA 100 and CA 260, that will be offered online during Summer 2014. Now that the summer session is only a few months away, we thought it was a good time to catch up with Dr. Sarah Jedd and Professor Sara McKinnon to see how their preparations are going.
Communication Arts Professor Rob Asen has received a Kellett Mid-Career Faculty Researcher Award from the Graduate School Research Committee at UW-Madison.