Happy 2016.

The Radio Preservation Task Force, an initiative linked to the National Recording Preservation Board of the Library of Congress, holds its first national conference in late February. The sprit and energy promise to be somewhere between Davos and Woodstock! Our mission is to bring attention and resources to identify and conserve historic aural materials and sound collections in the United States.

The Global Media Studies Initiative (GMSI) at the U-M launched this fall with a fantastic inaugural symposium, featuring talks by distinguished visitors Professors Michael Curtin and Wendy Willems. A symposium planned for the spring will feature Comm. faculty and distinguished guests. Stay tuned…