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SOC goes to NCA 2017

Our Legacy Our Relevance

School of Communication Faculty and PhD students will present their research on the power of comedy, social media, Spanish language news and more at the National Communication Association annual convention in Dallas, Texas on November 16-19, 2017. This is NCA's 103rd annual convention and the theme this year will be Our Legacy, Our Relevance.

Caty Borum Chattoo, Executive in Residence
Director, Center for Media and Social Impact (CMSI) at American University School of Communication

Presenter
Oscars So White (and Male): Diversity and Social Issues in Academy Awards-Recognized Documentary Feature Films (2008-2017)
Competitive paper
11/17/2017 12:30 PM
Majestic 6 - 37th Floor (Center Tower)

Panelist
Ask an Activist
Panel
11/18/2017 3:30 PM
Dallas Ballroom Foyer - First Floor (Conference Center)

Presenter
The Laughter Effect: Toward a Framework for Understanding the (Serious) Role of Comedy in Social Justice
Competitive paper
11/19/2017 9:30 AM
State Room 2 - Third Floor (Conference Center)


Samantha Dols
, PhD candidate

Presenter
Slow Power
Competitive Paper
11/17/2017 3:30 PM
Sheraton Room: Majestic 3 - 37th Floor (Center Tower)


Arthur Soto
, PhD candidate

Panelist
Representations of Social Movements and Activism on Social Media
Panel
11/16/2017 12:30 PM
Sheraton, City View 6 - Fourth Floor

Presenter 
Spanish Language News & Latino Identity Formation 
Competitive Paper
11/17/2017 11:00 AM 
Sheraton, Remington - Fourth Floor