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Frequently Asked Questions About the Major
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Do you have questions? Please read our FAQs to get the answers.

2017 Internships
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The 2017 internship calls have begun. Check out our internships page to see opportunities as they are listed.

2016 Internships
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

As we are notified of internships, we will post information to this page.

Wildrock (Charlottesville, VA unpaid)

With Good Reason (Charlottesville, VA)

Rooster GNN (Madrid, Spain)

Virginia Film Office (Richmond, VA)

WPVC 94 (Charlottesville, VA)

S&P Global Market Intelligence (Charlottesville, VA)

American Sociologial Association (Washington, DC)

Sports Thread (Charlottesville, VA [remote])

Bloomberg (New York, NY)

Little Things  (New York, NY)

UVa Marketing and Promotions (Charlottesville, VA)

United States Marine Corp. (Quantico, VA)

Backstory (Charlottesville, VA)

HBO ACCESS (Santa Monica, CA)

Emmis Communications (various locations)

UVa Information Technology Services (Charlottesville, VA)

Cavalier Daily (Charlottesville, VA)

Presidential Precinct (Charlottesville, VA)

Newswise (Charlottesville, VA)

Charlottesville Tomorrow (Charlottesville, VA)

Acutronic (Pittsburgh, PA)

CRC Companies (Arlington, VA)

Virginia Quarterly Review (Charlottesville, VA)


Fall 2016 Course Offerings
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Our full course offerings with descriptions can be found here.  If you see a course in another department that you would like to take with a media focus, you can have it evaluated by submitting this form to our Director of Undergraduate Programs (DUP).

AMST 3559 -  Cultures of Hip Hop (D&I)
AMST 3559 - Borderlands and Imperial Frontiers in Pop Culture (D&I)
AMST 3559 - Hip-Hop as Technology
AMST 3630 - Vietnam War in Literature and Film (D&I)
AMST 4500 - Participatory Documentary and Civil Rights Movement (D&I)
ASL 3559 - Deafness in Film and Literature (D&I)
CHTR 5850 - Documentary Writing and Film in China (nonUS)
ENMC 3630 -  Vietnam War in Literature and Film (D&I)
ENSP 3559 - Deafness in Film and Literature (D&I)
ENSP 5810 - Film Aesthetics
ENWR 2700 - News Writing
FRTR 3584 - Topics in French Cinema - African Cinema (nonUS)
GETR 3500 - German Cinema (nonUS)
ITTR 3770 - The Culture of Italian Comedy (nonUS)
ITTR 4820 - Italian Pop Culture from the 1950s to the Present (nonUS)
LASE 3559 - Hip-Hop as Technology
PLAP 3140 - Mass Media and American Politics
PLIR 4500 - Media, Public Opinion & Foreign
PORT 3559 - New Brazilian Television (nonUS)

Each of the 4000 and 5000 level classes listed above will count as your 4000 level elective.

Happenings and Events in Media Studies
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Today, the 2016 Class of Distinguished Majors will be holding a conference to present thier final projects. Please join them in Wilson 214 beginning at 11:30am.

Deadline to pickup graduation tickets is Friday, May 6th in the main office, Wilson 217.

Department Degree Ceremony is Saturday, May 21st at 5:30pm in Old Cabell Hall. Tickets are required for all guests. Graduates must wear their caps and gowns for admission.