Using Blind Photography to Expand the Ways We Visualize Race
Elizabeth Kaszynski became interested in expanding the ways in which we visualize race after she read a children’s book, The Black Book of Colors, which is printed in braille.
Is “Undocumented” the Wrong Word for DREAMers?
Over the past 15 years, the DREAM (Development, Relief, and
Education for Alien Minors) movement has made significant progress by using a
range of rhetorical strategies. In their efforts, many activists have self-identified
as “undocumented,” a label around which they could rally and mobilize.
Instructor’s Corner: Measuring the Online Learning Climate
With the ever-increasing popularity of online learning in
higher education, Renee Kaufmann of Indiana University East, Deanna D. Sellnow
of the University of Central Florida, and Brandi N. Frisby of the University of
Kentucky recognized the need to examine student perceptions of the climate in
Instructor’s Corner: Final Project Planning for Multimedia Journalism Courses
Yulia S. Medvedeva has created a single-class activity that
enables students to learn the logic of planning a project, analyze the
strengths and weaknesses of different media tools in telling a story, and
practice critical thinking.
Strategic Invisibility: Hiding in Plain Sight
“Being alive is
intimately connected to a desire to be seen and acknowledged,” writes Karen
Lollar of Metropolitan State University. Unfortunately, she notes, strategic invisibility—a complex
response to an inhospitable dwelling place—is often employed when people
confront untenable life situations.
Sideshow: A Forum Discussion
Sideshow is the
script for a full-length, one-woman performance written and performed by Nico
Wood. It tells the tale of the strange, wonderful, and conflicted family
history of a performance scholar descending from a tradition of sideshow
Do U.S. and Ecuadorian Students Differ in Their Conflict Styles?
For many years, Intercultural Communication scholars have been studying conflict styles and facework while comparing the ways in which different cultures resolve disagreements.