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Call for Artists: Present Futures - Experiments in Feminist Futurity

A contemporary art exhibition envisioning feminist solidarities across space and time, in everyday life, with an outlook towards “the future we want to see, right now, in the present”

Graduate Student News

Azsaneé Truss Receives Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Truss, who was a teaching fellow for two Communication courses in 2023, was nominated for the award by University of Pennsylvania students.

Graduate Student News

Three Annenberg Doctoral Candidates Awarded 2024 Sachs Program Grants

Azsaneé Truss, Cienna Davis, and Melissa B. Skolnick-Noguera were all awarded funding for creative projects from the Sachs Program for Arts Innovation.

Faculty News

Julia Ticona Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Study Generative AI

Ticona and Caitlin Petre of Rutgers University will explore how generative artificial intelligence tools affect those working in creative and cultural fields.


Cerianne Robertson Named 2024-26 George Gerbner Postdoctoral Fellow

At USC Annenberg, Robertson has studied media narratives and discourses that sustain power relations, particularly for cites and sports mega-events.

Undergraduate News

Communication Major Crystal Marshall (C’24) Wins Thouron Award

The award will allow Marshall to study Film Programming and Curating at the University of London, Birbeck.


Digging Into the Archives of the International Communication Association

Ahead of the 74th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Annenberg Processing Archivist Andrew Williams dives into the records of the association, now housed in the Annenberg Library.


The Legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois: ‘Something Fresh To Say’

At the 2nd Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture in Public Social Science, sociologists Alden Morris and Tukufu Zuberi discuss Du Bois’ contributions to the field and to humanity.


First-of-Its-Kind Study Analyzes Digital Mourning Practices of Gang-Affiliated Youth

A study led by Prof. Desmond Patton explores how gang-affiliated Black youth use Twitter content, photos, and emojis to memorialize the deceased and navigate feelings of grief and loss.

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship - Center on Digital Culture and Society

The one-year fellowship runs from August 2024 until August 2025, and applications are due by March 15.