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  • The Conversation Canada featured piece by Faiza Hirji

    Goodbye Apu – here’s what you meant to us…

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  • How Digital Communications are Used in Political Communication

    Dr. Alex Sévigny is a tenured professor of communication studies and communications management in the Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia at McMaster University. He is director of the…

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  • Hamilton Music Scene

    The conversation with Ms. La Rocca will address the Hamilton music scene, especially in regard to how…

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  • Engaging employees through Corporate Social Responsibility

    With more than 15 years of experience, Paula Bernardino has an expertise in strategic corporate communications and….

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  • Netflix Hit Series Sense8

    A Look into the Netflix Hit Series Sense8…

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  • From Digital Play to Digital Labour: The Lives and Careers of Professional Video Gamers

    This talk examines the lives and careers of those who make a full-time living playing and broadcasting video games on… 

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  • The Rise of the Music Industry

    Mark Campbell is an expert on hip hop, improvisation, and African diasporic music.  He is a…

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  • IP and Sustainable Development Conference

    Sara Bannerman gave a keynote talk at the IP and Sustainable conference…

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  • The Computable Self and the Politics of Data

    Friday, 10 March 2017 Keynote talk and All Day Workshop with Nora Young, host of CBC Radio program Spark Workshop: The Computable Self and the Politics of Data

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  • David Ogborn chairs International Conference on Live Coding

    The International Conference on Live Coding 2016 (ICLC 2016) came to McMaster in October, chaired by CSMM faculty member David Ogborn.

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Department of Communication Studies & Multimedia

 

We live in a highly mediated world where messages are embedded in all forms of information. How does one make sense of the tangled web of media, culture and language? Communication Studies and Multimedia provides the tools necessary for finding answers to that question and the skills to create new media. Welcome to the online home of Communication Studies and Multimedia – an interdisciplinary department where we address questions of New Media, Digital Culture, Language and Social Life, Mass Communication and Performance Studies in exciting and novel ways drawing on knowledge from the Arts and Humanities. Be our guest and explore the links to the world of media, communication, technology and popular culture.


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