Public Programs

NCA event about Martin Luther King Jr

NCA organizes and participates in a number of programs that serve to disseminate relevant information about communication to public audiences. These programs are open to community members, members of the media, Communication teachers and students, and anyone interested in learning more about the Communication discipline's relevance to current and emerging issues.


Most Recent Program

Environmental Justice in the American Southwest

 
On November 9, 2018, NCA presented a public program titled "Environmental Justice in the American Southwest." This program builds on NCA's commitment to civic engagement and issues of social justice. Specifically, panelists discussed issues affecting the local indigenous communities, including the area's Native American nations. These issues include environmental justice and indigenous rights, especially in the wake of deep cuts to the boundaries of Utah's Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Panelists include scholars of environmental rhetoric, Native American rhetoric, and practitioners involved in with protecting and preserving indigenous cultures.
 
November 9, 2018 | Salt Lake City, UT