The Faculty Research & Projects Forum is a monthly lecture series highlighting exciting and high-impact work produced by the faculty at American University's School of Communication. The Forum also features selected external speakers whose work is at the forefront of great communication problems and ideas of our time.
Spring 2014 Series
"Minority Report: How the News Media Construct Race, Ethnicity, and American Identity" with Professor Angie Chuang
Professor Chris Palmer makes the case that not only can comedy be an effective way to get viewers’ attention, but, paradoxically, laughter can also inspire people to take conservation and environmental issues more seriously.