Media Communications

Apertura - Hungarian Online Article Features Dr. Wiggins' Work

An article co-written by Dr. Bradley E Wiggins, associate professor and department head of media communications, was recently re-published in Hungarian by the peer-reviewed, online journal Apertúra.

Guest Lecture: Sound-Word-Pictures - The audiovisual art of animation and comics

Students, Staff and Faculty are welcome to join this guest lecture taking place in the Mac Lab.

Friday, February 17th
Mac Lab (2nd Floor)

Punto y Raya Festival Masterclass with Holger Lang

Webster Vienna's Media Communications faculty member, Holger Lang, conducted a Masterclass presentation as part of the prestigious Punto y Raya Festival.

Head of Media Communications Receives Alumni Scholar Award

This fall, Dr. Bradley E. Wiggins will be granted the 2016 College of Education and Educational Technology Alumni Scholar Award  by his doctoral alma mater - Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wiggins plans to visit IUP on September 22nd to receive the award.

Under the Radar

Under the Radar: International Media-Art Symposium

6th edition of the international symposium on media-art, research and communication.

The symposium “Under-the-Radar” is an annual conference designed for researchers, artists, students, independent filmmakers, scholars, newcomers and people who enjoy working at the verges of media design, production and study – that could be in animation, experimental film, narrative shorts, documentaries, music-videos and media-art.


Webster Faculty Photo Exhibition

Annual Photography Faculty Exhibition

Webster University in St. Louis organizes an exhibition featuring photography created by Webster’s faculty from campuses around the world. Included is work by Francesco Arese Visconti, Robin Assner, Tom Barkman, Bill Barrett, Claudia Burris, Tony Carosella, Dan Dreyfus, Christine Giancola, Philip Grey, Thomas Groves, Clark Kincaid, Holger Lang, Greg Landrum, Robert LaRouche, Dominique Macaire, David Moore, Caroline Philippone, Jennifer Silverberg, Kristian Skeie, Susan Hacker Stang, T.

Der Standard - Onlinegames fürs Seminar - Skepsis bleibt bestehen

Spielerische Lernmethoden können den universitären Unterricht berreichern, sagen Experten der Webster University - die Hochschulen dürften sie zumeist aber noch zögerlich einsetzen. Besondere Skepsis herrscht offenbar gegenüber Onlinegames.

Interview with Prof. Bradley Wiggins

Die Presse - Den nächsten Lernlevel erreichen

Bradley Wiggins, Department Head Media Communications an der Webster Vienna Private University, forscht zum Einsatz von Spielen und Spielelementen im Unterricht an Universitäten.

Brooke Gladstone and Michael Freund

Media Trends 2015

On the 10th-12th of September international communication researchers and media experts from all around the world gather at Webster Vienna to discuss the relationship between power and media. The versatile and tightly packed program focused mainly on government censorship, concentration of ownership as well as advertiser and other external influences over all forms of messages. 

Crimea River – Internet Memes as a Genre of Online Communication (amidst the Russia-Ukraine Conflict) presented by Dr. Bradley Wiggins

The primary focus of the presentation is to explain how internet memes develop as a genre of online communication. Internet memes are remixed, iterated messages which are rapidly spread by members of participatory digital culture for the purpose of continuing a conversation. Applying Anthony Giddens’ structuration theory to the analysis of memetic development reveals that internet memes exist as artifacts of participatory digital culture. As artifacts they possess virtual physicality, social and cultural connections, and purposeful production and consumption.


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