The Center for Global Culture and Communication (CGCC) was founded in 2002 as an interdepartmental forum for bringing together School of Communication faculty and students to address the emerging importance of globalization in communication studies. No theme better captures the intellectual challenges of the new century than globalization, especially as mediated by cultural flows and communication technology; and no academic unit of Northwestern University is better positioned to address those challenges than the School of Communication. Although established in the School of Communication, the CGCC offers the opportunity for interdisciplinary scholarly exchanges to members of all Northwestern academic units.
‘Rhetoric and Politics of Protest and Direct Action’
Disobedience in Black BLM and Black Politics Beyond Democratic Sacrifice
Juliet Hooker (Political Science, Brown University)
Alan Chavoya (Philosophy, Northwestern University)
Alvin Bernard Tillery, Jr. (Political Science, Northwestern University)
On Zoom, Thursday February 3, 2022, 4 P.M. C.T.
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‘Questioning the Present Series’
Colegio Nacional Lectures on State and Violence in Contemporary Mexico
Claudio Lomnitz (Anthropology, Columbia University)
Veena Das (Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)
Fernando Escalante (Sociology, El Colegio de Mexico)
ON ZOOM, Friday, December 10, 2021, 10am C.T.
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This event is organized by the Center for Global Culture and Communication in association with the Center for Transcultural Studies
Abundance: On the Experience of Living in a World of Information Plenty (Oxford Up, 2021)
Pablo Boczkowski (Communication Studies, Northwestern University)
Charlie Beckett, Media and Communications, London School of Economics
Teresa Correa, School of Communication, Diego Portales University
Marwan M. Kraidy, Dean and CEO, Northwestern University in Qatar
Friday Nov 5, 2021, ON ZOOM, 10 A.M- 12 P.M. CT