Global Communication

The 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) is in Prague from May 24 to 28, 2018. A mix of faculty and students from the Kent State University School of Communication Studies (COMM) will present their latest research during the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) May 24 to 28 in Prague. With more than 80 percent of its global communication faculty presenting papers and several other...

Journalist Daniel Grossman answers a question during the Spring 2018 Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting panel discussion, “Advancing Understanding of Climate Change: The Role of Science and Global Communication." The School of Communication Studies and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting hosted the Spring 2018 Global Issues Forum with the panel discussion, “Advancing Understanding of Climate Change: The Role of Science and Global Communication," on Monday, March 19 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom Balcony. The discussion was free and open to the...

Journalist Daniel Grossman answers a question during the Spring 2018 Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting panel discussion, “Advancing Understanding of Climate Change: The Role of Science and Global Communication." Assistant professor Rekha Sharma, Ph.D., published a chapter in the book, South Asian Diasporic Cinema and Theatre: Re-visiting Screen and Stage in the New Millennium.   The book contains 17 critical essays by Indian, European, Indo-Scottish and Indo-American scholars that affirm heterogeneity and difference while celebrating diverse ways of...

Journalist Daniel Grossman answers a question during the Spring 2018 Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting panel discussion, “Advancing Understanding of Climate Change: The Role of Science and Global Communication." Each year, the Kent State University School of Communication Studies partners with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to offer a fellowship to provide students the opportunity to travel internationally to report on overlooked stories. Students may earn up to $3,000 this year to cover travel and reporting expenses.   Any communication...

Malia Politzer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting talks to students in Taylor Hall about her investigative reporting. Nearly 150 attendees packed into Rm. 226 in Taylor Hall to hear international journalist Malia Politzer talk about her reporting of the refugee crisis in Niger, Italy, Germany and Turkey. Politzer was the featured speaker for the Kent State University School of Communication Studies fall Global Issues Forum which brings Pulitzer Center on...

Christopher de Bellaigue lived in New Delhi, Ankara and Tehran, writing for The Economist, The New York Review of Books, Harper’s and many other publications. Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies will host its Global Issues Forum on Radicalization and Nationalism in the Current Political Climate on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 306ABC. The free forum will feature a panel discussion with journalists from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting who have reported on...

image of daniel socha posing with individuals involved with project kirotshe Kent State University global communication studies graduate student Daniel Socha’s research on a non-profit organization’s efforts to support youth education in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently caught the attention of National Public Radio (NPR). In May, Socha traveled to the DRC to study and report on Project Kirotshe, a...

logo for global issues forum Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies will host its Global Issues Forum on Human Trafficking: A Global and Local Epidemic on April 6 at 7 p.m. in the Moulton Ballroom. The forum will feature a panel discussion on human trafficking and its global and local occurrence. The panelists for the evening include: •    Kathleen...

Kent State University student Anna Hoffman’s research efforts on the Irish language recently caught the attention of international media with publication on The WorldPost of the Huffington Post website. The article, “To Have Irish: The Irish are scrambling to save the most prized part of their culture,” reports on the country’s efforts to...