35th Annual AJHA Convention
St. Petersburg | Oct. 6-8, 2016
Saturday, October 8
Williams/Demens Room & St. Petersburg Ballroom III
For a full list of presenters, see the Research in Progress page.
10:10-11:40 a.m. General Business Meeting
St. Petersburg Ballrooms I and II
All are welcome. A full agenda will be provided in early October.
11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Working Lunch (Officers/Board)
HTC Room No. 3
New and continuing officers and board members enjoy a complimentary lunch in appreciation of services provided to AJHA.
1-2 p.m. AJHA Book of the Year Award
St. Petersburg Ballroom III
Visit Awards page for more information.
2:10-3:25 p.m. Choice of two sessions
PAPER SESSION: Press Portrayals: The Fight for Equality and Civil Rights
Moderator: Amy Lauters, Minnesota State University-Mankato
Melissa Greene-Blye, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Katlin Hiller, Ohio University
Kimberley Mangun, University of Utah
Candi Carter Olson, Utah State University
PANEL: True-Life Journalism Goes to the Movies: Drama, Reality, and Myth
3:35-4:35 p.m. Choice of two sessions
PAPER SESSION: The Cultural Impact and Influence of the Press
Moderator: Vanessa Murphree, University of Southern Mississippi
Nathaniel Frederick II, Winthrop University
Cristina Mislan, University of Missouri, Jinx Broussard, Louisiana State University, and Rachel Grant, University of Missouri
Raymond McCaffrey, University of Arkansas
PANEL: Teaching Journalism Online: Tips and Techniques
Berrin Beasley, University of North Florida
Dianne Bragg, University of Alabama
Kimberly Voss, University of Central Florida
Naeemah Clark, Elon University