The phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words” only begins to capture the importance of the visual in communication. Visual communication has been a key area of research at Annenberg since the school first opened in 1959. Today, this area of research explores the history, construction, use, and influence of images and other visual cues as a form of communication.
Visual Communication News
Uploaded on Monday, June 3, 2019 - 4:54pm
Annenberg School for Communication Assistant Professor Jessa Lingel extends the concept of “dazzle camouflage” – the practice of painting World War I...
Uploaded on Monday, March 13, 2017 - 10:47am
The Annenberg School welcomed back Caty Borum Chattoo (MAC '98) for her lecture, "The Role of Documentary & Entertainment Storytelling for Social...
Uploaded on Friday, May 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
Annenberg School for Communication Graduate Student Katerina Girginova presents her research on the #NBCFail hashtag during the 2014 Winter Olympics...
Uploaded on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 2:56pm
Alumnus Aymar Jean Christian (Gr '12) talks about a new class he is teaching at Northwestern University.
31 Jan 2020 - 12:00pm
21 Feb 2020 - 6:00pm