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Prof. Lisa Cuklanz's book, Rape on Prime Time, was referenced in a Salon.com article. Her newest book, All-American TV Crime Drama: Feminism and Identity Politics in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, was published in February of 2017.
Prof. Matt Sienkiewicz co-produced a public service video, now featured on the Middlesex DA's website, to raise awareness of opioid abuse and its long-term effects.
Communication Prof. Lisa Cuklanz is co-editor of Documenting Gendered Violence: Representations, Collaborations, and Movements (Bloomsbury, 2015), which explores the intersections of documentary and gendered violence.
Prof. Marilyn Matelski dscussed her Advanced Intercultural Communication course at the first Boston Intercultural Skills Conference (BISC) in the BC Chronicle.
The Communication department hosted “Primary Talk” – a panel discussion led by four communications professionals about politics, media, and the election year.
Prof. Matt Sienkiewicz produced and co-directed a documentary, The Ragged Edge, which premiered on Wisconsin PBS.
Video from BC libraries
Assistant Prof. Mike Serazio discusses media and political communication.
Video from BC libraries
Prof. Marilyn Matelski discusses society's growing desensitivity toward the use of vulgarity.
Video from BC Front Row
Emmy-winning writer Tracey Wigfield '05. Sponsored by Communication and Theater depts.
Students in the News
Alexandra Hadley '16,
Anna Link '16, and Emily Sadeghian '16 presented their research at Eastern States Communication Conference.
Cai Thomas '16 has been awarded the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship.
Jana Ross 11' is currently an account executive at Weber Shandwick, a global public relations firm.
Emily Mervosh '14 received an Advanced Study Grant to produce and direct a documentary titled "Genesis". Read more about Emily in the BC Chronicle. Photo by Caitlin Cunningham.
Kevin Allocca '11—a double major in communication and film studies—determines "what's hot" in online video as YouTube's trends manager. Kevin was recently featured in Boston College Magazine.
Media Lab Hours
View open hours for Media Lab in Lyons 215.
The Department's main offices are in St. Mary's Hall South, but its facilities—including the media lab and video production studio—are spread out across the main campus. View slideshow of facilities