Erin Espelie awarded Mellon Foundation grant

Oct. 1, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Espelie ––along with Natural Hazards Center Director Lori Peek, Art and Art History Assistant Professor Brianne Cohen, and Director of the Center for Native and Indigenous Studies Andrew Cowell––has been awarded a $225,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar at CU...

IAWP Affiliate Faculty News: Summer 2019

June 9, 2019

On April 15, Assistant Professor Joel Swanson's work, Binary Pronouns , began streaming on 150 Mediastream , a 150-foot long by 22-foot high array of 89 LED blades located in the lobby of the iconic 150 North Riverside building in Chicago. Earlier this year, the Museum of Contemporary Art in...

IAWP Faculty News: Summer 2019

June 9, 2019

During the 2018-19 school year, Associate Professor Lori Emerson presented at the Digital Humanities annual conference in Mexico City on her in-progress, collaboratively written book, THE LAB BOOK . She also received several grants across campus to co-organize the What is a Feminist Lab? symposium, which took place in April...

Media Studies News: Spring 2019

May 20, 2019

The latest news from Media Studies faculty and graduate students. In addition to his administrative role as the CMCI’s Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, Andrew Calabrese currently is at work producing a documentary film called Grain Changers, which depicts the contemporary movement to develop local and regional infrastructures...

Mozilla Blog: $2.4 Million in Prizes for Schools Teaching Ethics Alongside Computer Science

April 30, 2019

Mozilla is awarding $2.4 million to 17 initiatives that integrate ethics into undergraduate computer science courses.

Out in the field

"Last Moments" panel explores the human-animal bond before death though photojournalism

April 16, 2019

The Center for Western Civilization, Thought & Policy will host a panel discussing the somber experience of losing a pet. This discussion accompanies the "Last Moments" photo gallery on display at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church. "Last Moments" is a photo essay by CU Assistant Professor and photojournalist Ross Taylor.

Slate: Why Archive of Our Own’s Surprise Hugo Nomination Is Such a Big Deal

April 9, 2019

Casey Fiesler: Over the past four years, as I’ve studied online fandom platforms , I’ve heard from thousands of AO3 users, some of whom have described the platform and the community that surrounds it as having literally saved their lives. In addition to teaching writing skills (with many writers going...

Colorado Daily: CU Boulder lands $700K grant to support reporting on water issues

April 3, 2019

A journalism initiative to expand coverage of Western water issues is launching this month at the University of Colorado Boulder with support from a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation

NPR: Pat Ferrucci: How Does The Language Of Sports Journalism Reveal Racial Biases?

March 28, 2019

That's the voice of Pat Ferrucci on the TED stage. Pat teaches journalism at the University of Colorado.

USA Today: 13 were murdered in Binghamton, NY, in 2009. Why has the world forgotten?

March 27, 2019

"The narrative of the story did not resonate with the mainstream," said Angie Chuang, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder, who has studied the media reaction to Binghamton's mass murder. "It was very much a perception of immigrants killing other immigrants."

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