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Communication Arts and Interultural Communication Majors Present Senior Research Projects

Majors enrolled in the  Communication Arts/Intercultural Communication senior seminar will present their research projects on Monday, December 7th and Tuesday December 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the lobby of Ford Hall. The projects and presentations fulfill two of the course requirements. The presenters and topics are listed below.  The presentations are free and open to the public. For more information, call the Department of Theatre and Communicatoin Arts at 503.883.2802.

Monday, December 7, 2009, Lobby of Ford Hall 7:00 p.m.

  Kate Barrett, Intercultural Communication Major with a French Minor

“Reading between the Lines: Culture Shock as Seen through Blogs of Students Studying Abroad”

 Sarah Wendt, Communication Arts  and Sociology Double Major

“The Print Media’s Effect on Audience’s Viewpoints Concerning the Potential Link between Autism and the MMR Vaccination”

 Kyle Helm, Intercultural Communication Major with Minors in Japanese and General Music

“Immigrants Take to the Internet: Acculturation and Social Networking”

 Stephanie Heuser, Communication Arts and Psychology Double Major

“Talking through the Tension: An Investigation into the Marital Communication Strategies Used Surrounding the Culturally-Muted Topic of Religion” 

Tuesday, December 8, 2009, Lobby of Ford Hall 7:00 p.m.

Ashley Shenk, Intercultural Communication Major

“Immoral Beauty and the Ideal Woman: A Discursive Analysis of the Miss Beautiful Morals Pageant”

 Liv Thomson, Intercultural Communication Major

“Reduced to Butts and Boobs: The Dehumanization of Women in Rap Music Videos”

 Tristan Patin, Communication Arts Major

“Fiction or Reality: The Portrayal of African Americans in Reality TV”

 Allison Chappell, Intercultural Communication Major with Minors in Latin American Studies and History

“Co-Cultures in the United States: The Overlooked Struggles”

 Hannah Michelotti, Communication Arts Major with Minors in English and French

“A Metaphorical Analysis of Romantic Communication through Eighteenth-Century Letters”