February News 2019

Innovation York - February 28, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

LaunchYU has partnered with York University's Division of Advancement & the Communication Studies Students Association to bring you the LaunchYU Speaker Series; a series featuring top York University alumni entrepreneurs. Each part of the series will aim to capture the real stories, challenges, successes and failures that they have encountered in their journeys. Speaker: Jay […]

Congratulations to Professor Ganaele Langlois for receiving the Insight Development Grant 2018-2020

with Collaborators: Sarah Sharma (U. of Toronto), Rachel McHenry (Contemporary Textile Studio Co-op), Munira Amin (Contemporary Textile Studio Co-op). The grant was awarded for the Communication Beyond Words: Textile and Social Change project explores the history and relevance of textile as a universal medium of communication capable of addressing systemic global inequalities. This project argues that while textile […]

Impression - Undergraduate Journal

The Department of Communication studies, in partnership with the CSSA, is doing a call for submissions. Papers on Communication, policy and media are being accepted for our undergraduate student-run journal. Papers with original content and visuals are encouraged. The papers should be between 1500-6000 words. This is a great way for undergraduate students to get a […]

Field Experience Course (4140) available to ANY fourth-year Communication Studies Majors interested

Great news! For the first time, the Field Experience Placement Course (4140, 6.0) will be available to all fourth year Communication Studies Majors, who are interested. Targeted toward students, who are interested in gaining experience in the workplace while earning credits, the course will be open for Fall/Winter 2019/2020 Students will have the opportunity to work […]

Featured Speaker from the Black Lives Matter Movement, Brieanne Berry Crossfield in Communication Social Movements

In Professor Petrick's class Communicating Social Movements (AP/COMN 3221 3.00) speaker, Brieanne Berry Crossfield discussed Beyond hashtag activism: BLM-TO and the media on February 14th, 2019 Brieanne Berry Crossfield is an organizer and communications specialist, with a focus on equity and public education. Both her non-profit and academic work is influenced by her deep commitment […]