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Communication Studies, Volume 67, Issue 1, January-March 2016


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 31, 2016 - 2:22pm


Communication Studies, Volume 67, Issue 1, January-March 2016 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Editorials
Editorials
Looking Back and Looking Ahead: Introducing the New Editor of Communication Studies and Thanking the Previous
Kenneth Lachlan
Pages: 1-2 | DOI: 10.1080/10510974.2016.1137169

Original Articles
Original Articles
Patterns of Nonverbal Adaptation in Supportive Interactions
Graham D. Bodie, Kaitlin E. Cannava, Andrea J. Vickery & Susanne M. Jones

 

15th Biennial Public Address Conference


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 26, 2016 - 11:38pm


We are pleased to announce that the website for the 15th Biennial Public Address Conference has launched: http://pac2016.vpa.syr.edu/

On this website you will find logistical details about registration, lodging, and schedule. We also include information about the featured talks, the history of the Biennial Public Address Conference, as well as bios of this year’s participants, the keynote speaker, Carole Blair, and the conference honoree, Stephen Lucas.

 

14th NATIONAL COMMUNICATION ETHICS & 2016 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DIALOGUE ANALYSIS CONFERENCE


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 26, 2016 - 5:23pm


14th NATIONAL COMMUNICATION ETHICS &
2016 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DIALOGUE ANALYSIS CONFERENCE
Duquesne University – Pittsburgh, PA
June 1–4, 2016

The 14th National Communication Ethics and 2016 International Association for Dialogue Analysis (IADA) conferences will be held June 1-4, 2016 at the Duquesne University Power Center in Pittsburgh, PA, sponsored by the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, the Communication Ethics Institute, and the International Association for Dialogue Analysis.

 

Science Communication


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 26, 2016 - 5:22pm


February 2016; Vol. 38, No. 1
Research Articles
When Debunking Scientific Myths Fails (and When It Does Not): The Backfire Effect in the Context of Journalistic Coverage and Immediate Judgments as Prevention Strategy
Christina Peter and Thomas Koch

Turning Experts Into Self-Reflexive Speakers: The Problematization of Technical-Scientific Expertise Relative to Alternative Forms of Expertise
Karen Mogendorff, Hedwig te Molder, Cees van Woerkum, and Bart Gremmen

 

Media, Culture & Society


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 26, 2016 - 5:21pm


Media, Culture & Society
March 2016; Vol. 38, No. 2
Original Articles
Football on television: how has coverage of the Cup Finals in Norway changed from 1961 to 1995?
Mona Kristin Solvoll

Ratings, the state and globalization: the politics of television audience measurement in Israel
Jerome Bourdon and Nahuel Ribke

TV-centrism and politicisation in Italy: obstacles to new media development and pluralism
Alessio Cornia

News translation: global or cosmopolitan connections?
Esperanza Bielsa

 

Special Issue: Reiterating the Canadian West


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 26, 2016 - 5:17pm


Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies
Special Issue: Reiterating the Canadian West
February 2016; Vol. 16, No. 1
Introduction
Reiterating the Canadian West: Introduction
Brian Rusted

Articles
“Finding” Payepot’s Moccasins: Disrupting Colonial Narratives of Place
Tobias Sperlich and Lace Marie Brogden

Enacting Civility Through Comic Opera; or, Nation, Race, and Ned McGowan’s War
Heather Davis-Fisch

What a Man: Portrayals of Masculinity and Race in Calgary Stampede Ephemera
Susan L. Joudrey

Performing the Canadian West: Chuckwagons, Cowgirls, and New Westerns

 

2016 James P. Danky Fellowship


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 24, 2016 - 12:27pm


2016 James P. Danky Fellowship
Applications are due May 1.

In honor of James P. Danky's long service to print culture scholarship, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Historical Society, is again offering its annual short-term research fellowship (http://www.slis.wisc.edu/chpcdanky.htm).

 

Call for Submissions Journal of Veterans Studies April 30, 2016


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 21, 2016 - 5:51pm


Call for Submissions Journal of Veterans Studies April 30, 2016
full name / name of organization:
Journal of Veterans Studies
contact email:
mgrohow@gmail.com
The Journal of Veterans Studies invites submissions for its inaugural issue Summer 2016

Journal Focus and Scope

 

On Teaching Stories


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 20, 2016 - 6:20pm


Last night, I was messaging a friend about my class today. With the right friend, you think differently about everything that matters.

...

Tomorrow, I teach "The Things They Carried" in my class. It's a story about Vietnam. It's a book of stories, really; the title of the book is the title of the first story.
It's a story about what soldiers carry with them -- the 85 pounds of equipment they carried into war, and the psychological stresses that they brought with them into the war, as well as the psychological scars the war created in them.

 

RSQ invites proposals for the 2017 Special Issue


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 19, 2016 - 2:00pm


RSQ invites proposals for the 2017 special issue—a themed publication developed by a Guest Editor to help the journal set the intellectual agenda in rhetorical studies, to encourage focused statements on timely topics in rhetorical studies by scholars working in related areas, to attract participation by top scholars, and to stimulate scholarly activity within the RSA, such as pre-conference colloquia, convention sessions, or RSA workshops.