Monthly Archives: May 2012

Communication, Culture, and the Family

At ICA’s Intercultural Division session, Culture and Family, papers illustrated how culture is the backbone for how we define ourselves, act out, and communicate, including with our closest social groups – spouses, parents, and families.  Such intimate communications can lead … Continue reading

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Bulgarian and Turkish Outdoor Ads

In my recent travel to Bulgaria and Turkey I got a glimpse of each nation’s advertising culture.  Brand images come through loud and clear, regardless of language and writing, like in the Dunkin Donuts ad found in Sophia.  English is … Continue reading

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Article Published in Russia

Publishing House Grebennikov in Moscow translated and published my article, Culture and Metaphors across 5 Nations,  in the Russian Advertising Theory and Practice Journal.  Here’s the link:  http://www.grebennikoff.ru/product/8/ (click «aIIIOAAEE OOAOAE»).  Unfortunately, only the abstracts are posted on the journal’s … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Signs

OWS protesters’ signs are examples of grass-roots forces attempting to generate cultural and political change.  Using an advertising perspective and contextualizing messages in social and cultural terms, important issues raised by protesters can be identified.  Results can enrich discourse of … Continue reading

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Loyola eCommons Page

For more of an academic perspective of my research, please check out my page at Loyola’s eCommons:   http://works.bepress.com/pamela_morris/

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