Previous Performances

museum of memories featureMay 1, 2017
7:00 p.m.
The Empty Space
Artistic Director, Amira de la Garza

Creative Assistant, Brandon Ferderer

Center for Strategic Communication

The Center for Strategic Communication (CSC) is an initiative of the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University.


Daniel BrouwerDaniel Brouwer, associate professor, investigates how individuals and groups draw attention to their political issues and make arguments about those issues through public communication.  He looks at, for example, how the concerned citizen offers an impassione

Rhetorical Studies

Rhetorical studies emphasizes critical, historical and theoretical study of public communication, including U.S. public address, rhetorical criticism, argumentation, rhetorical theory, cultural theory, feminist rhetoric and popular culture. The graduate program focuses on understanding how various public discourses shape culture and politics across many cultural communities.

The graduate program in rhetoric and public communication at ASU focuses on understanding issues at the social level, including popular culture, social movements and political communication.


Jennifer LindeJennifer Linde , MA,  is a senior lecturer in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and the artistic director of The Empty Spa

Performance Studies

Undergraduate Studies Program

Performance studies is concerned with communication embedded in aesthetic texts and contexts. Undergraduate courses provide students with a multitude of communication and critical performance experiences.


Steve CormanSteve Corman, professor, studies the relationship of talk and written communication to organizational networks and activity systems.

Organizational Communication

Organizations are primary sites of meaning-making, identity formation, knowledge production, security, health and wellness, strategic communication and democracy in contemporary society. Because organizations are increasingly complex, our organizational communication area adopts a multi-perspective, dynamic approach to the study of organizational life.