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Science Communication August 2015; Vol. 37, No. 4

Journals: Table of Contents - July 16, 2015 - 2:35pm

Science Communication
August 2015; Vol. 37, No. 4
Articles
“Knowledge Is Power”: A Mixed-Methods Study Exploring Adult Audience Preferences for Engagement and Learning Formats Over 3 Years of a Health Science Festival
Laura Fogg-Rogers, Jacquie L. Bay, Hannah Burgess, and Suzanne C. Purdy

Upstream Public Engagement in Nanotechnology: Constraints and Opportunities
Lotte Krabbenborg and Henk A. J. Mulder

Communicating Sensitive Scientific Issues: The Interplay Between Values, Attitudes, and Euphemisms in Communicating Livestock Slaughter

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New Media & Society August 2015; Vol. 17, No. 7

Journals: Table of Contents - July 16, 2015 - 2:33pm

New Media & Society
August 2015; Vol. 17, No. 7
Articles
A review of social networking service (SNS) research in communication journals from 2006 to 2011
Yin Zhang and Louis Leung

Follow the leader! Direct and indirect flows of political communication during the 2013 Italian general election campaign
Cristian Vaccari and Augusto Valeriani

Italy’s “Five Stars” movement and the role of a leader: Or, how charismatic power can resurface through the web
Andrea Miconi

The interface as discourse: The production of norms through web design
Mel Stanfill

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Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2015 is now available online

Journals: Table of Contents - July 16, 2015 - 2:19pm

Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2015 is now available online
Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Original Articles
The Humanitarian Makeover
Shani Orgad & Kaarina Nikunen
Pages: 229-251
DOI: 10.1080/14791420.2015.1044255

“News with an Accent”: Hispanic Television and the Re-negotiation of US Latino Speech
Christopher A. Chávez
Pages: 252-270
DOI: 10.1080/14791420.2015.1037778

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: A Cautionary Tale Starring White Working-Class People
Tasha R. Rennels
Pages: 271-288

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Award for research on postal system

Calls for Papers - July 16, 2015 - 2:15pm

Richard Kielbowicz, kielbowi@uw.edu

Award for research on postal system

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*Call for papers* *CM: Communication and Media Journal* Special Issue: Revisiting classic communication theories

Calls for Papers - July 16, 2015 - 2:14pm

*Call for papers*

*CM: Communication and Media Journal* Special Issue: Revisiting classic communication theories

Submission deadline: November 1, 2015 (completed papers)

The wave of Internet research has somewhat marginalized classic theories
especially in media and journalism studies. Without denying importance
of academic orientation towards novelty, this special issue aims at
re-examining the core communication theories that have shaped the
academic discourse until Web 2.0. In the light of Moris and Ogan (Morris

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Call for papers: The African Association for Rhetoric (AAR) 6th Conference “Rhetoric for Good Governance in Africa”

Calls for Papers - July 14, 2015 - 10:04am

Call for papers: The African Association for Rhetoric (AAR) 6th Conference “Rhetoric for Good Governance in Africa”

Windhoek, Namibia, 4-6 JULY 2016

Excerpted from the AAR website. Full information at http://aarsouthafrica.wordpress.com/

Deadline of Abstracts: 28 August 2015

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Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric

Calls for Papers - July 14, 2015 - 10:04am

CSSR-SCÉR 2016 Conference Dates
Please put the date in your calendars! / Merci de noter les dates dans vos agendas!

The Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric will hold its conference May 31 to June 2, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, as part of the yearly Congress of the Federation of Social Sciences and Humanities.

You might also want to know how our dates relate to other related conferences:

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CALL FOR PAPERS: ALTERNATIVE HISTORIES OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC (AHEM)

Calls for Papers - July 14, 2015 - 9:59am

CALL FOR PAPERS: ALTERNATIVE HISTORIES OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC (AHEM)

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Call For Papers: Emotion in Composition

Calls for Papers - July 11, 2015 - 3:20am

Call For Papers: Emotion in Composition
The editors of Composition Forum are pleased to announce a call for papers for an upcoming special issue on Emotion in Composition. Please send proposals of 300 to 500 words by September 5, 2015 to Lance Langdon (llangdon@uci.edu). See below for a complete timeline.

Special Issue CFP: Emotion in Composition
Guest editor: Lance Langdon (llangdon@uci.edu)

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Grants from the Coalition of Women Scholars, 2015 edition

Calls for Papers - July 6, 2015 - 1:22pm

Sponsor: Mellon (Paul) Centre for Studies in British Art
Program Number: 02563
Title: Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Research Support Grant
E-mail: info@paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk
Web Site: http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk
Program URL:
http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/fellowships-and-grants/opportunities...
SYNOPSIS: The grant will be awarded annually to scholars and
researchers in the field of 20th Century British painting.
Deadline(s): 09/30/2015

DEADLINE NOTE

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CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS: SPEAKER AND GAVEL

Calls for Papers - July 6, 2015 - 1:20pm

Ben Walker, Benjamin.Walker@smsu.edu

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS: SPEAKER AND GAVEL

Speaker and Gavel is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing
high-quality, original research in the field of Communication Studies.
While it has its roots in the pedagogy of competitive speech and debate
and welcomes submissions from that sub-discipline it is open to, and
regularly publishes, articles from any of communications
sub-disciplines. We maintain a focus on competitive speech and debate
issues but we are also open to submissions from all communication

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Argumentation Volume 29, Issue 3, August 2015

Journals: Table of Contents - June 26, 2015 - 6:10pm

Argumentation
Volume 29, Issue 3, August 2015
ISSN: 0920-427X (Print) 1572-8374 (Online)
In this issue (8 articles)

Design Thinking in Argumentation Theory and Practice
Sally Jackson Pages 243-263

A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Argument Predispositions in China: Argumentativeness, Verbal Aggressiveness, Argument Frames, and Personalization of Conflict
Yun Xie, Dale Hample, Xiaoli Wang Pages 265-284

The Newspaper as an Epideictic Meeting Point
Fernando López Pan Pages 285-303

Proofs, Mathematical Practice and Argumentation
Begoña Carrascal Pages 305-324

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*Call for Chapter Proposals: /Doctor Who/ and History*

Calls for Papers - June 25, 2015 - 10:29am

*Call for Chapter Proposals: /Doctor Who/ and History*

Deadline: 1 September 2015 (contributors will be notified within two
weeks of the deadline)

When Sydney Newman created a new family-orientated show for the BBC back
in early 1963, he envisioned it as being, in John Reith’s terms, to
“educate, inform and entertain”, one in which all stories “were to be
based on scientific and historical facts as we knew them at that time”.
It was no coincidence therefore that consequently the Doctor took on
board the TARDIS a science teacher and a history teacher to learn from

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Call for Book Proposals Communicating Gender

Calls for Papers - June 25, 2015 - 10:21am

Nichola D. Gutgold, ngutgold@psu.edu

Call for Book Proposals

Communicating Gender is a new books series that features research that
examines the role gender plays in communication. It encompasses a wide
variety of approaches and methodologies to explore theoretically
relevant topics pertaining to the interrelation of gender and
communication both in the United States and worldwide. Please follow
Lexington Books submission guidelines at:
https://rowman.com/page/LexAuthRes or contact a series editor below for
more information or to discuss your project.

Series editors:

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Fugitive Environmentalisms

Calls for Papers - June 24, 2015 - 9:50am

Fugitive Environmentalisms
full name / name of organization:
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email:
mmla@luc.edu

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New Book: The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation

Journals: Table of Contents - June 23, 2015 - 9:25am

New Book: The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation

I am pleased to announce that my new book on the New York Young Lords and the rhetoric of decoloniality is available from all major online bookstores and from Temple University Press's website at http://www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/2346_reg.html. From the back cover:

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Media, Culture & Society July 2015; Vol. 37, No. 5

Journals: Table of Contents - June 23, 2015 - 7:33am

Media, Culture & Society
July 2015; Vol. 37, No. 5
Original Articles
Prohibition and production of the past: Representation of the Cultural Revolution in TV dramas
Jing Meng

Authority, resistance, and representing national values in the Brazilian television mini-series
Niall P Brennan

‘People just don’t care’: practices of text messaging in the presence of others
Jayde Cahir and Justine Lloyd

The regulation of television sports broadcasting: a comparative analysis
Paul Smith, Tom Evens, and Petros Iosifidis

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Just Published: Issue 7 of NANO: New American Notes Online Special Theme: THE AESTHETICS OF TRASH

Calls for Papers - June 22, 2015 - 11:20pm

Just Published: Issue 7 of NANO: New American Notes Online

Special Theme: THE AESTHETICS OF TRASH

NANO: New American Notes Online, a City Tech interdisciplinary journal, has officially published Issue 7: The Aesthetics of Trash. This special issue is the result of a collaboration between guest editors David Banash (Western Illinois University) and John DeGregorio (University of Iowa), the seven article authors, and NANO's editorial team: Sean Scanlan, Ruth Garcia, and Rebecca Devers.

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Sacred Texts and Comics: Religion, Faith, and Graphic Narratives

Calls for Papers - June 22, 2015 - 11:17pm

Call for Papers
Sacred Texts and Comics: Religion, Faith, and Graphic Narratives

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Business and Professional Communication Quarterly June 2015; Vol. 78, No. 2

Journals: Table of Contents - June 19, 2015 - 4:04pm

Business and Professional Communication Quarterly
June 2015; Vol. 78, No. 2
Articles
Appropriating Invention Through Concept Maps in Writing for Multimedia and the Web
Florence Elizabeth Bacabac

Beyond the Generational Stereotypes: A Study of U.S. Generation Y Employees in Context
Kathryn C. Rentz

The Competency Pivot: Introducing a Revised Approach to the Business Communication Curriculum
Kristen Lucas and Jacob D. Rawlins

Themed Section: Communicating Organizational Change Part 2
Constructing Effective Change Messages: A Matter of Choices
Sam H. DeKay

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