CFP Communicative Response to Anti-Asian Racism

“PublicationCall for Papers: Special Issue of Asian Journal of Communication: Communicative Response to Anti-Asian Racism. Deadline for abstract: 15 February 2022.

Special issue editors: Dr. Jin-Ae Kang, Dr. YoungJu Shin, Dr. Do Kyun Kim, & Dr. Peter J. Schulz.

This special issue strives to create and continue the social discourse on anti-Asian racism and, simultaneously, contribute to preventing further anti-Asian racism; issue editors hope to provide researchers, practitioners, and policy decision-makers with insights for communicative policy making and campaigns for social change to promote justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion in the global community. They welcome diverse theoretical and methodological approaches. Possible topics to be addressed include, but are not limited to:

  • Media representation of Asians: Media coverage on Asians and anti-Asian hate crimes

  • Cross-national and/or cross-cultural comparative studies of anti-Asian sentiment

  • Intra-Asian racism: Anti-Asian racism that are found within Asian countries such as hostile sentiment against Africans or Indians in China, or against Chinese in Korea or Japan.

  • Influence of COVID-19 on anti-Asian sentiment and racism

  • Social media, free speech, and anti-Asian hate speech

  • Anti-Asian hate crime and mental and physical health

  • Interpersonal communication about anti-Asian racism, coping strategies, and social support

  • Issues of justice, diversity, equity and inclusion regarding anti-Asian prejudice in an organization setting: leadership prototypes, stereotypes and micro-aggression in workplaces, etc.

  • Diversity, inclusion, and equity issues focusing on Asians or anti-Asian sentiment among the professionals in media industry such as journalism, public relations, advertising, film, etc.

  • Activism among Asians against anti-Asian racism: activism in digital media, social change, mobilization, and political engagement of Asians or Asian ethnic organizations

  • Communication strategies responding to anti-Asian sentiment and hate crime

  • Effects of anti-Asian sentiment / crime in schools including K-12 and higher education

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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