J.J. Sylvia, PhD, Leaves a Legacy Behind

J.J. Sylvia IV successfully defended his dissertation, titled Posthuman Media Studies: An Affirmative Approach to Informational Ontology, Big Data, and Processes of Subjectivation, on May 15th, 2017. His committee members were Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht University), N. Katherine Hayles (Duke University), Jeremy Packer (University of Toronto, Mississauga), Madhusudan Katti (Forestry and Environmental Resources), Andrew Johnston (English) …

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Damasceno Does it Again

For the second year in a row, the Humanities and Social Sciences Dissertation Award went to a CRDM graduate. Sponsored by the NCSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the award program is designed to reward outstanding graduate-level scholarly research. Members of the judging committee¬†evaluated works from all the five Ph.D. programs in the college. …

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Stephen Carradini Makes a Mark in CRDM

Stephen Carradini will graduate in Summer 2017 from the CRDM program after defending his dissertation, Musicians as Extra-institutional Professional Communicators. Jason Swarts (chair, English department), Carolyn Miller (English), Melissa Johnson (Communication), and Gary Beckman (Music) comprise the committee for his interdisciplinary, mixed-methods dissertation. Stephen will be joining the faculty of the Technical Communication program at …

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