Communication Studies

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Welcome to Communication Studies

Communication is central to the ongoing processes of culture and society and is therefore a vitally important field of study. At CSUN, the Department of Communication Studies offers a curriculum that embraces a wide range of disciplinary traditions in the study of human communication. These include: rhetorical studies, performance studies, cultural studies, language behavior and communication theory. Coursework includes introductory and advanced study in interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, rhetorical analysis, textual analysis and performance studies. Read more about us

FEATURED EVENTS

September 25, 2017

LECTURE AND PERFORMANCE SERIES:

Voices of Post Genocide

The Matador Speech & Debate team engages special guests from iDebate Rwanda, a non-governmental organization that is using debate to change the lives of young Rwandans and East Africans, in a parliamentary style demonstration debate. Participants will debate the following motion: “This House believes foreign aid has done more harm than good."

Date: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Doors open at 1:30 pm
Free and Open to All

Venue:
 USU Pasadena Room in the University Student Union 

October 2, 2018

LECTURE AND PERFORMANCE SERIES:

Eric Rose on Strategic Communication

Eric Rose is a partner at Englander, Knabe, and Allen (EKA), the second largest public affairs and advocacy firm in Southern California. Eric has more than two decades of experience specializing in public affairs and crisis communications. He is known nationally and internationally for his successful crisis management and communications expertise.

Performance Date: 
Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 from 12:30 to 1:45pm
Doors open at noon
Free and Open to All

Venue:
Manzanita Hall 122 

October 8, 2018

LECTURE AND PERFORMANCE SERIES:

Chiapas Media Project

The Chiapas Media Project documents indigenous rights

Date: 
Monday, Oct. 8, 2017 at 3:30 pm  to 5:30 pm

Venue:
Aronstam Library [MZ 240]

November 2, 2017

LECTURE AND PERFORMANCE SERIES:

The (M)others

The (M)others explores the stories of four women brought together by the unimaginable experience of losing a loved one at the hands of police. This documentary performance weaves together their interviews to explore the traumatic effect of the event on their lives.

Date:
Friday, Nov. 2, 2017 at 7 p.m.  to 8:30 p.m.

Venue:
TBD

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November 5, 2018

Fiverr International Comes to CSUN: Leveling Up

Fiverr is coming to CSUN. This event will take you to new levels in advancing your career and new streams of income. Learn how to freelance your skillset.

Date: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 from 7 pm to 9 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Free and Open to All

Venue:
Nordhoff Hall 113 - Aronstam Library Room 214

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