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COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

 

STUDENT PRESENTERS

Organized By Presentation Subject Material

 
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LIAM FOSKETT '24

MAJOR: ENGLISH-WRITING CONCENTRATION

FACULTY SPONSOR: PROFESSOR SINUK KANG, COMMUNICATION

Faces in Film; How Movies Today Mirror And Shape Their Societal Audience

“Our research examines patterns within popular film characters of the past ten years through recording, among other variables, the physical appearance and depicted experience of about 80 leading and supporting roles across 20 movies. Through this sample we draw conclusions about the demographics of contemporary filmed storytelling, and how these qualities of a mass communication medium reflect and impact societal attitudes in the West.”

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LYRIC LAMAGDELAINE '22

MAJOR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

FACULTY SPONSOR: PROFESSOR SINUK KANG, COMMUNICATION

Faces in Film; How Movies Today Mirror And Shape Their Societal Audience

“Our research examines patterns within popular film characters of the past ten years through recording, among other variables, the physical appearance and depicted experience of about 80 leading and supporting roles across 20 movies. Through this sample we draw conclusions about the demographics of contemporary filmed storytelling, and how these qualities of a mass communication medium reflect and impact societal attitudes in the West.”

 
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JENNA DELISI '21

MAJOR: COMMUNICATION

FACULTY SPONSOR: PROFESSOR ELIZABETH PRESTON, COMMUNICATION

The Rapidly Changing World - Documentary

At the start of the pandemic I started a video to document the ever changing world. This is part one of my documentary, which brings you back to the early lockdown days.

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SAMANTHA GRUNDEN '24

MAJOR: ENGLISH

FACULTY SPONSOR: PROFESSOR SINUK KANG, COMMUNICATION

A Content Analysis of the Movie Portrayal of Main and Supporting Characters: Rated PG13 Action/ Adventure Movies

We conduct a content analysis of 20 main and 20 supporting characters in rated PG-13 Action/Adventure movies to explore how they are portrayed in various aspects such as gender, physical appearance, depictions of violence and sex, consequences at the end, and relationship/family status . Based on the findings, we also discuss how the movie characters are presented compared to real-life people.

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ALYSSA HALE '24

MAJOR: MATHEMATICS

FACULTY SPONSOR: PROFESSOR SINUK KANG, COMMUNICATION

A Content Analysis of the Movie Portrayal of Main and Supporting Characters: Rated PG13 Action/ Adventure Movies

We conduct a content analysis of 20 main and 20 supporting characters in rated PG-13 Action/Adventure movies to explore how they are portrayed in various aspects such as gender, physical appearance, depictions of violence and sex, consequences at the end, and relationship/family status . Based on the findings, we also discuss how the movie characters are presented compared to real-life people.

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AMANDA JEFFERSON '24

MAJOR: POLITICAL SCIENCE

FACULTY SPONSOR: PROFESSOR SINUK KANG, COMMUICATION

A Content Analysis of the Movie Portrayal of Main and Supporting Characters: Rated PG13 Action/ Adventure Movies

We conduct a content analysis of 20 main and 20 supporting characters in rated PG-13 Action/Adventure movies to explore how they are portrayed in various aspects such as gender, physical appearance, depictions of violence and sex, consequences at the end, and relationship/family status . Based on the findings, we also discuss how the movie characters are presented compared to real-life people.