Activism and communication scholarship in Canada

Canada by Alex Indigo, licence: CC BY 2.0

A new special issue of the Canadian Journal of Communication is now published. The magazine addresses issues related to activism and communication scholarship in Canada. It also includes some interviews, commentaries and reviews.

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Claiming Space for Square Pegs: Community-Engaged Communication Scholarship and Faculty Assessment Policies by Patricia W. Elliot

“Engaging Class Struggles”: Preparing Students for the “Real World” by Teaching “Activist” Cultural Production in the Classroom by Herbert Pimlot

This Is Contract Faculty Time by Bob Hanke

Contemplation as Educational Activism within Communication by Ajit Pyati

Citizen Involvement during the CRTC’s Let’s Talk TV Consultation by Mary Elizabeth Luka and Catherine Middleton

Social Innovation Partnerships: An Opportunity for Critical, Activist Scholarship by Karen Louise Smith

The Audience “Talking Back”: Alan M. Thomas’ Educational Television Experiment in Democratic Decision Making by Errol Salamon


The journal is available here.

Picture: Canada by Alex Indigo, licence: CC BY 2.0

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