CFP Global Communication Association

Call for Papers
Global Communication Association

The Global Communication Association invites you to submit your abstracts for the 12th annual convention to be held in Greensboro, NC, USA, on April 7-9, 2017. All submissions will be peer-reviewed and you should receive a notification of acceptance or denial within 35 days.

The conference theme and topics are: Changing Global Discourse and Discord: Education, Communication, Media, and Social Responsibility

The GCA invites research papers exploring any aspect of issues related to global communication including, but not limited, to the following broad topics.
–         Issues related to the convention theme of Global Discourse and Discord
–         Diverse media and communication methodologies, theories, and perspectives
–         Media, power, and politics
–         The Intersection between theory and practice
–         Issues related to policy makers, corporate executives, representatives from NGO’s, and media professionals
–         Challenges and opportunities in teaching and learning
–         The Internet and social media
All methodologies are welcome and encouraged.

A 400-word abstract of the paper or panel proposal should be sent ELECTRONICALLY to Dr. Sojung Kim, at skim[at]highpoint.edu. All submissions must be received by October 24, 2016 in order to be considered. Acceptance of a paper or panel proposal obligates authors to attend the conference and present the paper. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed by at least two scholars. Authors of the abstracts will be notified of acceptance by November 28, 2016. Full-length papers must be submitted by January 30, 2017.

Paper Submission guidelines
–         All submissions should include two separate attachments in either Word or PDF format.
–         A 400-word abstract of the paper should be sent as an email attachment by October 24, 2016. The abstract should include research objectives, methodology, and significance followed by keywords.
–         A separate document including the name, academic institution, mailing address, phone number, email address, and brief author’s profile must be submitted for each author.
–         If accepted the full-length paper should be 4000-5000 words (not to exceed 25-pages excluding references and tables) and must be submitted by January 30, 2017. The paper should adhere to The American Psychological Association (APA) style including 2.0 line spacing, Times New Roman 12-point font size, 1.0″ margins on all sides, and standard 8.5 X 11 paper size.

Where appropriate, put “STUDENT” in the upper right-hand corner of the title page; indicate whether the paper comes from a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral student. All authors must be students to be considered as a student paper.

For APA style details please see https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01.

Important dates
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 24, 2016
Acceptance Notification: November 28, 2016
Full-Length paper Submission: January 30, 2017
Last Date for Registration: February 15, 2017
Conference Reception: Thursday Evening, April 6, 2017
Conference Panels: Friday & Saturday, April 7-8, 2017
Cultural Tour/Program (optional): Sunday, April 9, 2017

Questions, abstracts and papers should be emailed to:
Dr. Sojung Kim
Assistant Professor of Communication
High Point University
skim[at]highpoint.edu

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