CRDM’s second annual research symposium: Environments, Risks, and Digital Media: Communicating, Governing, and Managing Risks in a Mediated World

“The unique moment—being here now, talking throughout the day—is not digital.” --G. Thomas Goodnight, NCSU Rolf Buchdahl Memorial Lecture, April 15th, 2011 CRDM hosted its second annual research symposium on April 15th and 16th, with keynote talks on Friday from both established and emergent scholars: Graham Murdock, G. Thomas Goodnight, Blake Scott, and Matthew Nisbet. …

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Let the Pandemorainium Begin! Matt Morain, ABD

After waking up this morning, going downstairs, having a bowl of cereal, catching a back seat to campus, and getting down with some fun fun fun fun Q&A, Matt Morain successfully passed his preliminary exams. Directly upon hearing the contagiously good news, Matt hopped aboard the meme bus to sing an impromptu celebratory karaoke jam …

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The Sounds of C’s: Kati’s 2011 Playlist of Auditory Highlights

[Our second CCCC recap comes from 3rd-year Kati Fargo, who specializes in auditory rhetoric and sound in composition studies (hence the theme)] Discussion of annotated playlists as genres available in the classroom (W6 all-day workshop) "Sound Teaching: Bringing Music and Audio into the Composition Classroom." Craig Saper's unbelievable audio, sampled, performative work on "Epcot" on …

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It’s Spring, So CRDMers Are Headed Back to the Pubs

Time again for a publications update. You might have seen our first post back in October; this recurring feature is meant to highlight the kinds of research we do here in the program and the types of journals that fit our diverse research interests. It's also an excuse to make the same pun 3-4 times …

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2nd Annual CRDM Research Symposium: Environments, Risks, and Digital Media

Following the smashing success of last year's inaugural CRDM Research Symposium--"Materializing Communication and Rhetoric"--comes the announcement and CFP for this year's offering to take place April 15-16 at NCSU. Organized by Dr. Bill Kinsella, who was recently featured as the News & Observer's "Tar Heel of the Week," the symposium will showcase research on digital media …

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