Global Media Research Center | College of Mass Communications and Media Arts | SIU

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Global Media Research Center

The Global Media Research Center is a branch of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts and focuses on global media communication studies and arts. Our faculty includes social scientists, critical theorists, and arts practitioners whose work encourages thoughtful reflection and action on the essential issues of global media in contemporary societies. Established in 2004, the Global Media Research Center hosts an event series each year that brings visiting media scholars, journalists, documentary filmmakers and new media practitioners from around the world.

The Center:

  • Creates a site for rich intellectual exchange among faculty, graduate and undergraduate students
  • Supports cutting-edge research and discussion of all aspects of global media studies and arts
  • Collaborates inside SIUC and externally with other institutions and individuals
  • Maintains dialogue among researchers, artists, activists, and media industry professionals on global communication issues

Podcasts of our events are available on YouTube