Sociology of Music, Sociology of Arts, Sociology of Films, Mass Communication, Casting Couch
The Center for Social Media showcases and analyzes strategies to use media as creative tools for public knowledge and action. It focuses on social documentaries for civil society and democracy, and on the public media environment that supports them. The Center is part of the School of Communication at American University.
Social Semiotics has, from its inception in 1991, adopted a transdisciplinary approach to discourse, linguistics, cultural studies, communication, literature, performance, film, television, art and music, as a way of bringing together diverse discourses within an understanding of language as social semiotic. Social Semiotics connects discourse analysis with contemporary theory, feminist theories, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and a variety of approaches to cultural studies.
The International Association for Media and History is an organization of filmmakers, broadcasters, archivists and scholars dedicated to historical inquiry into film, radio, television, and related media. We encourage scholarly research into the relations between history and the media as well as the production of historically informed documentaries, television series, and other media texts.
Cognitive Cultural Studies: CogWeb is a research tool for exploring the relevance of the study of human cognition to communication and cultural studies. It is edited by Francis Steen, acting assistant professor in Communication Studies at UCLA.
Strictly Film School is a dynamic, evolving personal homage journal dedicated to the analysis of landmark world cinema from an academic perspective: universal themes, symbols and imagery, historic context and artistic genres.