Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication

The Institute for Hispanic and International Communication Newsletter
Summer 2012

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Note from Director Kent Wilkinson


It is a pleasure to offer this newsletter reporting developments at the Institute for Hispanic and International Communication during 2011-2012. The year was another eventful one for the Institute and our affiliated faculty and graduate students whose activities and achievements are summarized herein. The summer of 2012 is a particularly busy one as we prepare for our move to the former Business Administration Building in August. Please come by Room 252 West to see IHIC’s new home!


Dr. Boris Muñoz

Dr. Boris Muñoz

Kennedy School Scholar Visits CMC


The journalist and scholar Dr. Boris Muñoz, fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard University’s Kennedy School, visited the College of Media & Communication March 3-5.

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Mr. Robert Montemayor

Mr. Robert Montemayor

Pulitzer Prize Winner Speaks with Students


Mr. Robert Montemayor, a 1975 graduate of the college and 1984 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service while working at the Los Angeles Times, delivered the 2012 Buessler Lecture on Feb. 24.

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Wilkinson Guest Lectures in Paris, London


IHIC Director Dr. Kent Wilkinson guest lectured at the French Institute of the Press at the University of Paris II in November 2011.

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Peaslee Co-edits Book


“Web-Spinning Heroics: Critical Essays on the History and Meaning of Spider-Man,” a book co-edited by Dr. Rob Peaslee and Rob Weiner of Texas Tech University Libraries recently was published by McFarland and Company.

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Faculty Activities

Student Activities

IHIC Potluck featuring Dr. Autumn Shafer, Dr. Liz Gardner and Dr. Lily Luo

Dr. Autumn Shafer, Dr. Liz Gardner and Dr. Lily Luo