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Communication Studies

Communication Studies focuses on critical inquiry into the performative, relational, rhetorical, social, cultural and ideological functions of language, performance and media.

Department News

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    Seven alumni and a faculty member were honored this year by The Association of Southwestern University Alumni on Sunday, Nov. 9, during Southwestern’s 2014 Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.
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    Strategic success consultant with Spredfast—a social media management company in Austin—Meghan Brindley ’08 reflects on how her Southwestern Experience prepared her to take advantage of those opportunities and create her own success.

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    Dr. Renegar, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, co-authored an article entitled “‘When God Gives you AIDS … Make Lemon-AIDS’: Ironic Persona and Perspective by Incongruity in Sarah Silverman’s Jesus is Magic” in Western Journal of Communication special issue “Rhetorical Principles and Popular Culture Performances.”

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