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Call for Lesson Plans for Teaching Media Quarterly: Teaching #BlackLivesMatter: Media, Race, and Social Movements (Vol. 4, No. 1


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 10, 2015 - 2:15pm


Call for Lesson Plans for Teaching Media Quarterly: Teaching #BlackLivesMatter: Media, Race, and Social Movements (Vol. 4, No. 1)

Submission deadline: January 11, 2016

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics Special Issue


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 8, 2015 - 8:37pm


CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics Special Issue
Freaked and Othered Bodies in Comics

How do we define ‘normal’? Quite literally it comes from the Latin norma meaning ‘carpenter’s square’. Straight. And ‘abnormal’? That’s from the Greek, anomalos, and the Latin abnormis, meaning ‘monstrosity’. We leap cognitively, thanks to those boy-fucking, poison-guzzling, sheet-wearing Olympians right to ‘monster.’ Normal? Square. Abnormal? Monstrous.”

 

Neo-PR: Public Relations in a Postmodern World, from Peter Lang Press


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 8, 2015 - 7:56pm


New Book Announcement

Neo-PR: Public Relations in a Postmodern World, from Peter Lang Press

Christopher Caldiero examines new ways of thinking about public
relations practice in today's technological and postmodern world. His
concept of and its thought-provoking principles re-examines and
re-frames modernistic notions of public relations for today's burgeoning
PR practitioners. The book begins by looking at the historical
development of the public relations field in the context of the
modernism movement of the early twentieth century. Drawing parallels to

 

NEH Announces 2016 Round of Public Scholar Program


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 8, 2015 - 7:55pm


NEH Announces 2016 Round of Public Scholar Program

 

New issue and call for submissions: Participations, the Journal for Audience and Reception Studies


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 8, 2015 - 7:45pm


New issue and call for submissions: Participations, the Journal for Audience and Reception Studies

Participations, The Journal for Audience and Reception Studies has published its latest issue online at http://www.participations.org

 

2015 Communication Ethics Division Awards Winners


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 7, 2015 - 12:36pm


2015 Communication Ethics Division Awards Winners

On Friday, November 20, 2015 at the business meeting for the Communication Ethics Division of the National Communication Association, the Division announced its annual awards winners. The following winners were announced:

TOP JOURNAL ARTICLE:

"Communication Ethics in the Communication Curriculum: U.S., Canada, & Puerto Rico," published in Communication Education

 

Call for Papers: Media, Communication and Nostalgia


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 7, 2015 - 12:32pm


Call for Papers: Media, Communication and Nostalgia
“…you'll have to wait till yesterday is here”
Special issue of medien & zeit [media & time]

 

CSSR-SCÉR Journal – RHETOR Vol VII – Call for Submissions


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 6, 2015 - 2:29pm


CSSR-SCÉR Journal – RHETOR Vol VII – Call for Submissions

Rhetor is the refereed on-line journal published biennially by the Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric — Société Canadienne pour l’Étude de la Rhétorique (CSSR – SCÉR).

 

William Keith awarded the Presidential Citation for Service


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 3, 2015 - 3:02pm


Congratulations to William Keith who was awarded the “Presidential Citation for Service” by the National Communication Association (NCA). He received the award at the NCA’s recent annual conference in Las Vegas.

See:
http://uwm.edu/english/william-keith-awarded-presidential-citation-for-s...

 

Science, Technology & Human Values Special Issue: Governing Algorithms January 2016; Vol. 41, No. 1


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 3, 2015 - 9:15am


Science, Technology & Human Values
Special Issue: Governing Algorithms
January 2016; Vol. 41, No. 1