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Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 22, Issue 3, July-September


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 18, 2015 - 3:28pm


Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 22, Issue 3, July-September is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

 

Business and Professional Communication Quarterly December 2015; Vol. 78, No. 4


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 18, 2015 - 3:14pm


Business and Professional Communication Quarterly
December 2015; Vol. 78, No. 4

 

Call for Chapter Proposals -- Book on Children's Media


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 18, 2015 - 3:07pm


CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, creinhard@dom.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals -- Book on Children's Media

 

Obituary: Janis Edwards


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 16, 2015 - 2:55pm


Obituary: Dr. Janis Edwards

On November 22, 2015, Dr. Janis Edwards, Associate Professor Emerita in
the Department of Communication Studies, at The University of Alabama,
passed away after an extended illness. She was 66 years old.

She did not live to see the first woman president, yet she was able to
write and to edit essential works charting that increasing possibility.
She did not have a vast network of friends, yet had a smaller cadre of
people who loved her warmly and deeply. She was not always pleased with

 

Howard Journal of Communications: SPECIAL ISSUE The Barack Obama Presidency


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 16, 2015 - 2:54pm


Howard Journal of Communications: SPECIAL ISSUE

The Barack Obama Presidency

 

Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition is initiating a search for a new editor


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 15, 2015 - 2:54pm


Due to unforeseen circumstances, Jenny Bay and Pat Sullivan will be resigning as Peitho's editors in May 2016.

Therefore, the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition is initiating a search for a new editor. You?ll find information about the position below, and I've also attached a PDF of the call to this message.

 

Benedict Anderson


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 15, 2015 - 2:52pm


Benedict Anderson, "a hugely respected author and scholar" whose best-known book, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, was first published by Verso in 1983 and became "an instant classic," died December 12. He was 79.

 

Special Issue Call for Departures in Critical Qualitative Research Saving Our Lives, Hear Our Truths: Exploring the Theory, Prax


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 15, 2015 - 12:52pm


http://dcqr.ucpress.edu/content/call-papers. Please share widely.

Special Issue Call for Departures in Critical Qualitative Research
Saving Our Lives, Hear Our Truths: Exploring the Theory, Praxis, and
Creativity of Black Girlhood Studies

 

Rhetorical Questions (podcast) discusses infantilization of students at Yale


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 14, 2015 - 3:27pm


Rhetorical Questions (podcast) discusses infantilization of students at Yale

Rhetorical Questions has released Episode 8: A Yalie by any Other Name. The episode explores a recent controversy at Yale University that began with a pair of emails about racially insensitive Halloween costumes, and transformed into a broader debate over the university's responsibilities with regard to free speech and the support of minority students. The episode, as well as previous episodes, are available at rhetoricalquestions.org.

 

Games and Culture Special Issue: Games and Aging January-March, 2016


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 14, 2015 - 3:21pm


Games and Culture
Special Issue: Games and Aging
January-March, 2016; Vol. 11, No. 1-2
Editorial
From Needy and Dependent to Independent Homo Ludens: Exploring Digital Gaming and Older People
Charles Musselwhite, Hannah R. Marston, and Shannon Freeman

Articles
Play and Productivity: The Constitution of Ageing Adults in Research on Digital Games
Sara Mosberg Iversen

Digital Games as a Source of Enjoyment in Later Life
Bob De Schutter and Julie A. Brown

On the Conceptualization, Design, and Evaluation of Appealing, Meaningful, and Playable Digital Games for Older People