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What Does it Mean to be Beautiful?

Everyday women pursue the elusive concept of beauty. Advertisements provide a lens for viewing culture, highlighting priorities and ideals, including those relating to beauty. In my recently published article in the Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, we compare … Continue reading

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How do Praying Hands Help Brand Christianity?

Throughout the ages religions have employed icons, symbols, and other devices to create an identity and image, or in business-terms, a brand, for their beliefs. Read more about the image of praying hands specifically and their similarities to consumer brand … Continue reading

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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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