CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2023 JOINT JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION HISTORY CONFERENCE
The Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference, co-sponsored by the American Journalism Historians Association and the History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, is now accepting submissions for its 2023 conference, to be held virtually via Zoom.
This free, one-day, interdisciplinary conference welcomes faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars researching the history of journalism and mass communication. Topics from all geographic areas and time periods are welcome, as are all methodological approaches. This conference offers a welcoming environment in which participants can explore new ideas, garner feedback on their work, and meet colleagues from around the world interested in journalism and mass communication history.
When: Saturday, April 15, 2023, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) time
Where: Virtual (Zoom)
Proposals for paper presentations, research-in-progress presentations, or panels are all welcome. Your proposal should detail your presentation topic and offer a compelling rationale for why this research would interest an interdisciplinary community of scholars.
Suggested History Focus Areas
The themes listed below are meant as helpful suggestions, but submissions are not in any way limited to these areas.
Submissions should be emailed to JJCHC.email@example.com. Please remove any identifying information from your abstract and attach it to your email as a Microsoft Word document or a PDF. In the body of your email, please include your name, preferred email address, and institutional affiliation and title/rank (if applicable). If you are submitting a panel proposal, please include that information for all panel participants.
The deadline for proposal submissions is 10 p.m. EST (U.S.) Feb. 15, 2023. Authors will be notified as to whether their proposals were accepted no later than March 15, 2023. Please direct any questions to one of the conference co-chairs: A.J. Bauer, firstname.lastname@example.org; Theresa Russell-Loretz of Millersville University, email@example.com; Ray Begovich of the University of Indianapolis firstname.lastname@example.org.
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