37th Annual AJHA Convention
Salt Lake City   |   Oct. 4-6, 2018

Convention contacts

Convention Coordinator
Caryl Cooper
University of Alabama

Registration Coordinator
Ken Ward
Lamar University

Program Coordinator
Donna Lampkin Stephens
University of Central Arkansas

Convention hosts

University of Utah
Kimberley Mangun
David Vergobbi
Glen Feighery

Research in Progress

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Media Boundaries: Practices, Controls, and Impact

Moderator: Keith Greenwood, Missouri

Adam Silvia, Library of Congress, “Photojournalism in a Factory Town: W. Eugene Smith, Aileen Smith and Takeshi Ishikawa in Minamata, Japan”

Erin Coyle and Elisabeth Fondren, Louisiana State, “Encountering The ‘Other’ and Lifting The Iron Curtain: American Newspaper Editors’ Global Campaigns for Press Freedom, 1962-1989” 

Patrick Wilz, Minnesota, “Programming Purity: New Technology, Newsrooms and the Computerization of Journalism in the United States and Britain from 1970-1995”

Jennifer Moore, Minnesota-Duluth, “Picturing Creative Nonfiction Through the Political Cartooning of Thomas Nast” 

Michael Fuhlhage, Wayne State, “Surmounting News Censorship During the American Civil War”

Michael T. Martinez, Tennessee, “Managing the President's Image: Controlling News Photographers' Access to the President” 

Patrick File, Nevada-Reno, “Picturing the Future: Press Responses to the Legal Problems of Photography, 1885-1910”

Tracy Lucht, Iowa State, “Leading from the Heartland: Midwestern Women’s Influence on Early Radio and Television”

William Mari, Northwest, “Uncovering Gendered Newsroom Labor with Technology, c. 1950-1990”

David Wallace, South Carolina Upstate, “Public Relations, the WRA, and Japanese American Internment“

Framing Positions and Identity in Media

Moderator: Maurine Beasley, Professor Emerita, University of Maryland

Christina Littlefield, Pepperdine, “Social Gospel Muckrakers”

David Davies, Southern Mississippi, “A Railroadman's Anti-Communism Crusade: L.E. Faulkner and the Bill Smith Letters” 

John Coward, Tulsa, “Red Power Rising: Jerry Gambill’s Akwesasne Notes

Julie B. Lane, Boise State, “The Public Speaks: Letters to the Editor About ‘The Last Days of Joe McCarthy’" 

Melony Shemberger, Murray State, “’Ideal Press Work’: An Examination of Suffrage Press Superintendents in Kentucky”

Pamela E. Walck and Ashley Walter, Duquesne, “More Than Paper: Newspaper Dolls, WWII Propaganda and the Shaping of Female Identity” 

Raymond McCaffrey, Arkansas, “A History of Fallen Photojournalists: Stories About Risk, Daring and the Hero Myth”

Scott Morton, Catawba, “The Siren of Radio Pyongyang: An Examination of American Print Coverage of the Korean War’s Seoul City Sue” 

Susan E. Swanberg, Arizona, “What Did They Know and When Did They Know It? A Retrospective on The Science News-Letter's Coverage Concerning Health Effects of Atomic Radiation on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Residents”

Teri Finneman, Kansas, “A First Lady, A Funeral & A Legacy: Press Coverage of the Death of Sarah Polk”

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