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News

Alex Heller The Year Between Q&A

Alex Heller(C15) screens award-winning feature film, The Year Between

Alex Heller (C15) screens first feature film, The Year Between with the Pritzker Pucker Studio Lab for the Promotion of Mental Health via Cinematic Arts (PPSL).

Events

Dec
6
2022
WHITE PRIVILEGE
7:00 PM Abbott Hall, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive
A lecture/performance featuring Thomas F. DeFrantz with sonicscape by Quran Karriem Is everyone always automatically exp...
Dec
7
2022
WHITE PRIVILEGE [copy]
1:00 PM Abbott Hall, 710 N. Lake Shore Drive
A lecture/performance featuring Thomas F. DeFrantz with sonicscape by Quran Karriem Is everyone always automatically exp...
Dec
8
2022
Inequalities & Science
1:00 PM
Diverse voices and talent face barriers in science and science engagement, leading to fundamental leaps (e.g., women's h...

Featured Event

Mara Brock Akil headshot

Dialogue with the Dean on October 6. 

Dean E. Patrick Johnson will host Mara Brock Akil (BSJ 92), a prolific, multi-award-winning television writer, producer, and showrunner. She has created over 400 episodes of television, including the groundbreaking series Girlfriends (2000), its spin-off The Game (2006), BET’s Being Mary Jane (2013), CW’s Black Lightning (2018), and Love Is__ (2018) on OWN.

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Dialogue Magazine

The magazine is published twice annually for alumni and friends of the School of Communication

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Summer 2022

In this issue:

  • Course connection
    New school initiatives explore the communicative ties that bind us.
  • Mighty real
    Dean E. Patrick Johnson goes Hollywood with students and alumni in a festival show.
  • Turning tables
    Kelvin Boddie explores sound through music and theatre.

Download the issue