Founded in 1965 as Communication Arts, The Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University was the first department to study the art of communication in Canada.
The Department offers undergraduate and graduate programs exploring a wide range of interests in media analysis, critique and creation. Central to its programs of study is the integration of knowledge based in the humanities and liberal arts, the social sciences, and media practice.
Our Faculty have established international reputations as researchers and creators. Our students are selected from amongst the very best of the applicants to our programs. And, our Alumni are amongst the leaders in their respective fields.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague, René Lalonde. René joined the department in 1987 as a video technician. He later became a key support person in establishing and maintaining our Media Gallery. He was an amazing colleague with a generous spirit, great competence and always the gentleman.
Graduate Diploma student Hannah Deasy has been awarded the Pat and Bill Tierney Communication Studies Graduate Diploma Scholarship for 2013-14. Kevin Tierney, Communication Studies alumnus created this scholarship in the name of his parents ...
March 13 to May 1st, 2014 — The Department of Communication Studies is proud to present the exhibit Illustrating Medicine in the Media Gallery at Loyola Campus, featuring more than 50 original artworks created for Grant's Atlas of Anatomy, one of the first anatomical atlases produced and published in North America.
On Thursday, March 6, Terry O’Reilly will sit down with Charles Acland, professor and Concordia University Research Chair in Communication Studies, for “Strategies for media clutter”: an exploration of how we can navigate our increasingly overwhelming media landscape.
6 Concordia academics deconstruct this June’s high-profile politics and performance conference/festival, among them Krista Lynes, Tagny Duff, Arseli Dokumaci, and Liz Miller from Communication Studies. The biannual conference and festival draws more than 700 scholars, artists and activists for a series of discussions, workshops and exhibitions that explore the intersection of performance and politics.
A team from Concordia’s newly minted Media History Research Centre (MHRC) has partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Madison in a bid to transform the study of film and media history. Today, their project was awarded more than $200,000 in an international grant competition.