Ties that Bind: The Role of Identification Building in Politics and Popular Culture

Starts:
1:00 pm on Friday, September 27, 2013
Ends:
3:00 pm on Friday, September 27, 2013
Location:
Boston Unviersity College of College of Communication 640 Commonwealth Ave, Room 209
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/com/research/lecture-series/
Dr. Tammy Vigil launches COM’s annual Research Colloquium lecture series with her lecture titled, “Ties that Bind: The Role of Identification Building in Politics and Popular Culture.” This talk addresses the strategies both political figures and pop culture characters use to entice audiences. Vigil is an Assistant Professor of Communication at the College of Communication. Vigil researches rhetorical analysis of political communication and popular culture. She is also the co-author of the book, The Third Agenda in U.S. Presidential Debates (2009), the editor of Introduction to the World of Communication (2013), and a past winner of the National Communication Association Wrange-Baskerville Award for public address research. The Research Colloquium lecture series began in 2009. It features monthly presentations from the College’s faculty that highlight their new research in their respective fields.