Media Studies Across Disciplines

The Jandoli Institute Media Studies Across Disciplines project is a collection of research essays by St. Bonaventure University faculty members. The essays connect different academic disciplines with the field of communication. The project was funded by the Leo E. Keenan Jr. Faculty Development Endowment and the Jandoli School of Communication.

Posted Essays

Media, Resilience and COVID-19 by William Elenchin (August 18)

Research Essay
Press Release
Soundtrack: Holding Out for a Hero (Bonnie Tyler)

Bring Out the Scientist Within by Xiao-Ning Zhang (August 11)

Research Essay
Press Release
Video of Presentation/Audio of Panel Discussion
Soundtrack: She Blinded Me with Science (Thomas Dolby)

Identity over Information by Benjamin Gross (August 4)

Research Essay
Press Release
Soundtrack: The Way You Do the Things You Do (Temptations)

Fundraising in the midst of pandemic: Important work. Unique challenges by Monica Matioli (July 28)

Research Essay
Press Release
Soundtrack: World in Changes (Dave Mason)

Commercialism has consumed the soul of sports by Paul Wieland (July 21)

Research Essay
Video presentation and discussion
Press release
Soundtrack: For Free (Joni Mitchell)

The politics of remembering the 1918 pandemic and forgetting the 2020 pandemic? by Phillip Payne (July 14)

Research Essay
Video presentation and discussion
Press release
Soundtrack: Our House (Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young)

Headlines Should Help, Not Harm by Connie Perkins (July 7)

Research Essay
Video presentation and discussion
Press Release
Soundtrack: Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again (Bob Dylan) 

Status Quo or Silver Lining? Environmental Changes in a Pandemic by Kathy Zawicki and Benjamin Gross (June 30)

Research Essay
Press Release
Soundtrack: After the Goldrush (Neil Young)

True Falsehoods by Barry L. Gan (June 23)

Research Essay
Video presentation and discussion
Press release
Soundtrack: Born in the U.S.A. (Bruce Springsteen)

America First: Make America Nostalgic Again by Phillip Payne (Feb. 11)

Research Essay
Press release

Like Writing History with Lightning: The Politics of Nostalgia and New Media by Phillip Payne (Feb. 11)

Research Essay
Press release