Our Department is recognized for the reputation of its members in a
variety of fields.
Areas in which departmental members are particularly active include:
cultural studies | the nature and conception of audiences | rhetoric | the history of communication | film and documentary production | film and television studies | feminist and postcolonial theory | gender and technology | media and ICT policy | religion and media | international and development communication | visual studies |semiotics of landscape and environment | political communication | alternative and activist media | video advocacy | intermedial art practices | sound art | video and media arts | performance and game studies
Two Concordia professors have received a total of $5.49 million in federal funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) as the lead researchers of two multi-institutional international research projects.
The grants come from the Partnership Grants initiative, which helps advance knowledge and understanding on critical issues of intellectual, social, economic and cultural significance.
- Ageing, Communication, Technologies (ACT) is the first large-scale initiative of its kind to address the transformation of the experiences of aging in networked societies.
- The Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC) will help make policy-makers more conscious of the characteristics, unique benefits and challenges associated with rural and northern places.