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Dialogue Magazine

Winter 2023

Serious Play

The animated short film By Water, directed by Iyabo Kwayana (GC17) and produced by Nevo Shinaar (GC17), screened at the Sundance Film Festival in January, the New Orleans Film Festival in November, and premiered at Blackstar Film Festival last August. The film will play on WORLD channel and America ReFramed on PBS later this year. Kwayana and Shinaar met as students in the MFA Documentary Media program.

E. Patrick Johnson

From The Dean

Read a message to alumni from E. Patrick Johnson, Dean of the School of Communication and the Annenberg University Professor. 

Cydney Brown

Poetic justice

A first-year communication studies major and African American studies minor is already establishing a literary reputation—and well beyond campus, at that .

Our Community

Notable news from the School of Communication.

Jane Steiner Hoffman


Jane Steiner Hoffman (C86) reflects on big tech and privacy.

Moya Bailey

Sound Off

E. Partick Johnson and Moya Bailey discuss Black queer studies.

All’s Well That Ends Well at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Faculty Focus

Stay up to date with the accomplishments of our renowned faculty.

Joy Shih and Joe Nelesen


Joy Shih and Joe Nelesen find a chance to give back.

Frank Galati

In Memory

In memory is a page to read featured obituaries of alumni of the School of Communication.

Carmella Baldwin


School of Communication students enjoy a new partnership with iHeartMedia Chicago.