About the Journal

The Motley Undergraduate Journal operates out of The University of Calgary and aims to feature student work that displays excellence in research, analysis or creative production concerning the topic of Communication, Media or Film Studies from any post secondary institution in Canada. We welcome work from other departments as long as it maintains a communication, media, and film studies focus. The Motley Undergraduate Journal is devoted to reflecting the diversity of communication and multimedia studies and will represent a breadth of student work on various topics. We are looking for clarity, effective writing, strong theoretical foundations, original research, and insightful analysis. The Motley Undergraduate Journal is produced in partnership between undergraduate students and the Department of Communication, Media and Film at the University of Calgary. 

Current Issue

Vol. 2 No. 1 (2024): The Motley Undergraduate Journal
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We are thrilled to announce the publication of the third issue of the Motley Undergraduate Journal, an open platform for communication scholars and enthusiasts alike. This issue showcases a diverse range of insightful research papers exploring various facets of communication theory, practice, and application. From thoughtful reflections on racial representation in contemporary television to hard-hitting research on the social construction of breast cancer to a so-called 'Dummy's Guide to Instagram,' each contribution offers valuable perspectives and fascinating insights. As we celebrate the culmination of months of hard work and dedication from our talented authors and editorial team, we invite readers to delve into the thought-provoking content of this latest edition. Join us in celebrating the pursuit of knowledge and excellence in the field of communication as we continue to foster intellectual discourse and academic achievement through the Motley Undergraduate Journal.

Published: 2024-03-23

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