Archive for the ‘notes’ Category

summer time

May 21, 2008

there is relatively little going on over the summer, so we will mainly quietly prepare a ‘courses in new york, fall 2008’ page (please do send links and information!) and perhaps have an informal gathering sometime over the summer for those who are here. please do tell incoming graduate students about the site.

Calhoun here, Calhoun there, Calhoun everywhere

April 2, 2008

Craig Calhoun is apparently doing everything at once these days

check out his new center at NYU

and his blog at SSRC

‘communication studies’ on wikipedia

March 10, 2008

the ‘communication studies‘ page on wikipedia is not particularly impressive. I’ve added some history and Tom Glazier have fiddled a bit with some concepts. Anyone who can chip in an hour, please go do some collective PR, and leave your mark on the discipline…

new page, conference panels looking for panelists

February 11, 2008

at Jack Bratich’s suggestion, we’ve added a new page, where people who are trying to put together panels for conferences (ICA, NCA, etc) can post their ideas and contact info–check it out. and use it:

digital studio

February 1, 2008

robbie mcclintock of teachers college/columbia univeristy is organizing a ‘digital studio‘ that could turn out to be of interest for many of us.

further update on spring courses

January 24, 2008

for those who haven’t finalized their spring schedules yet, there are new courses from columbia (will slauter, stefan andriopoulus), the new school (orit halpern), and nyu (aram sinnreich). reading lists for slauter and sinnreich are posted on the page too. all looks very interesting.

spring 2008 courses updated and more

January 14, 2008

the page with spring 2008 courses has been updated with info about columbia, new school, and nyu offerings. somebody please send me lists of teacher´s college and rutgers courses, will you?

also, have added a page for calls for papers. they can be posted on the comments page. five already are. we will see how well that format works.

spring feedback seminars

December 10, 2007

if you are a graduate student in any area of communications research in the new york area and interested in presenting at a collective communication campus feedback seminar in the spring semester, let me know on

spring 2008 courses

December 5, 2007

please send me information (at about any and all gradate level courses in communications that your school is offering in the spring of 2008. we will start to compile a list.

itp winter show 2007

December 5, 2007

the interactive telecommunications program at nyu are having their annual winter show december 16th and 17th—it is open to the public, free of charge, and all-around nice, interesting, and welcoming. check it out.