International College at Beijing – Assoc Chair

The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor and Associate Chair position at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2011. This is a one-year, at will appointment, but multi-year renewals are possible.

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s silicon alley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University (CAU) and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught in English by UCD faculty. Some students receive a degree from UCD alone, while some students receive degrees from both UCD and CAU.

The teaching load is 3-4 courses each semester. The courses to be taught will be determined, as much as possible, by the expertise of the individual hired and could include Fundamentals of Mass Communication, Mass Communication and Society, Interpersonal Communication, Television Production, Persuasion, Communication and Diversity, and others. The Program Chair will also be responsible for administering the Communication program in Beijing, including course scheduling, student relations, serving as liaison with our CAU partners and our Denver campus, making an annual newsletter, and other daily management duties.

Base pay is $53,000 for the year. Instructors also receive one or two round-trips a year between China and the United States, international health insurance, and subsidized housing.

The fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February.

The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Communication, experience teaching in an international setting, and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Fluency in Mandarin is required. Managerial experience will be an important asset for the successful candidate.

Interested applicants must apply through www.jobsatcu.com using posting number 813269 or at: www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=64534. Submit a vita, cover letter, sample syllabi for courses taught in the past, and a list of at least three references. The successful candidate’s cover letter will include programmatic plans for leading the Communication Department’s efforts at ICB. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact either Dr. Stephen Hartnett (Stephen.Hartnett@ucdenver.edu

) or Dr. Sonja Foss (Sonja.Foss@ucdenver.edu).

Social media: Summer school

Making Sense of Social Media: Empirical Research and Future Directions
Swabian Alb, August 1 – 4, 2011
1st joint Summer School of the Leibniz Graduate School for Knowledge Media Research and the ScienceCampus Tübingen

The Leibniz Graduate School for Knowledge Media Research and the ScienceCampus Tübingen are pleased to announce their first joint Summer School for talented junior researchers. The Summer School addresses empirically oriented psychologists and social scientists dealing with questions in the field of Web 2.0 and social media. It presents a unique opportunity for young researchers to meet fellow researchers and learn from outstanding scientific leaders by developing new research ideas. Across three parallel workshop tracks (about 10 participants each), the Summer School »Making sense of social media« provides the framework to discuss recent developments from a scientific point of view, share ideas and gain insights into how we as a research community can make sense of social media.

Keynote Speakers:
Robert Kraut, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Judith Donath, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Track Leaders:
Sonja Utz, VU University, Amsterdam, NL
Track I: Learning about Others – Interpersonal Relationships
Dan Cosley, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Track II: Learning from Others – Social Navigation
Jan Van Aalst, The University of Hong Kong, RC
Track III: Learning with Others – Knowledge Building

Track I
Learning about Others – Interpersonal Relationships
Social networking sites have become the most popular form of social media. They offer potentials to maintain, extend and manage interpersonal relationships both in private and professional life. Social networks and communities rely on users’ willingness to learn about the activities and interests of others, and by keeping others informed about one’s own offline and online life. The management of interpersonal relationships touches issues such as social identity, strong and weak social ties, and mutual trust. This workshop investigates processes that foster or inhibit the management of interpersonal relationships in social networks. The aim of the workshop is to build the ground for theory-driven development of design principles for online communities.


Track II
Learning from Others – Social Navigation
Users can be easily overwhelmed by the amount of available information in the Web. Therefore, some forms of social media are geared at helping users in finding their way. Social navigation is a principle to address this issue, and it rests on collaborative principles: many users leave information signposts (e.g. via ratings, profiles, and behavioral data), thereby collectively making other users aware of valuable pieces of information. Typical applications that harness the power of the collective through social navigation are recommender systems, awareness tools, and voting systems. They have an impact both on information selection as well as processing of information. This workshop addresses psychological and technological principles that make social navigation click.

Track III
Learning with Others – Knowledge Building
The concept of social media is currently spreading in the areas of learning and education. In accordance to constructivist learning principles, Web 2.0 users now actively build rather than just acquire knowledge and information. Knowledge building constitutes a form of collaborative learning, and it becomes increasingly pervasive in schools, organizations, and everyday life. In this workshop it will be investigated how knowledge building can best be supported in social media contexts. It aims at getting an understanding of the principles that underlie collaborative learning and knowledge building.

Program
August 1, 2011 Arrival and keynote presentations in plenary session
August 2, 2011 I Workshop sessions I Working on theoretical issues and research questions
August 3, 2011 I Workshop sessions II Discussing research designs and application fields
August 4, 2011 Presentation of results in plenary session


Participants
The Summer School is designed for PhD students and post-doctoral researchers within two years after completion of their thesis in psychology or social sciences.

Application
Please submit an extended abstract of your research (500-1000 words), a short statement about your motivation to take part in an interdisciplinary workshop, including a preference of which track you want to join, and a curriculum vitae, including your subject and degree. Please send your application to Susann Pfeiffer: s.pfeiffer(aτ)iwm-kmrc.de.
The deadline for application is May 1, 2011.

Organizational details
Program, accommodation and lodging costs will be covered for all participants. The Summer School will be hosted in a hotel at the Swabian Alb. A shuttle bus will be provided from Tübingen for arrival and departure. Additional funding for travel costs can be provided for a limited number of participants. All Information you find in the flyer.

Contact
Susann Pfeiffer
Managing Director
ScienceCampus Tübingen
c/o Knowledge Media Research Center Konrad-Adenauer-Str. 40, D-72072 Tübingen
e-mail: s.pfeiffer(aτ)iwm-kmrc.de


Presented by
Knowledge Media Research Center
Leibniz Graduate School for Knowledge Media Research
ScienceCampus Tübingen

Theorizing Co-Cultural Communication

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

The Howard Journal of Communications
2012 Special Issue: Theorizing Co-Cultural Communication Mark P. Orbe, Guest Editor Submission Deadline: October 1, 2011

For years, The Howard Journal of Communications (a Taylor & Francis Group publication) has been recognized as a leading journal of scholarship that explores the inextricable relationship between culture and communication. More specifically, it has consistently featured cutting-edge research that brings the communicative experiences of underrepresented group members from the margins to the center of scholarly inquiry. The Howard Journal of Communications continues its commitment to this mission with a 2012 Special Issue dedicated to Theorizing Co-Cultural Communication.

Co-cultural communication refers to the diverse ways that traditionally underrepresented group members negotiate their cultural locations/standpoints in societies where dominant group experiences benefit from societal privilege and institutional power.  By definition, co-cultural communication research works diligently to increase understanding by exploring communication processes from the perspectives of underrepresented group members themselves. This special issue is interested in projects that work to advance the theorizing of co-cultural communication processes.

Authors are invited to submit manuscripts that explore co-cultural communication processes (based on race/ethnicity, nationality, socio-economic status, gender, disability, spirituality, sexual orientation, and the like) in diverse settings (interpersonal, organizational, small group, intercultural, and mass media). Manuscripts focusing on all forms of co-cultural communication and methodological frameworks are acceptable; however, preference will given to those authors whose work demonstrates how co-cultural understanding transcends the experiences of a single cultural group within a particular setting. Ultimately, the special issue seeks to produce a volume where communication scholars can draw from a variety of conceptual, theoretical and methodological approaches to advance existing knowledge of co-cultural communicative experiences.

The guest editor for the special issue is Mark P. Orbe, Western Michigan University, School of Communication, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI  49009; (269) 387-3132.  All manuscripts must be prepared in accordance to the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and should contain no more than 7500 total words (including tables, references, endnotes, and appendices). An electronic file of the manuscript (including 200-word abstract), prepared for blind review as a WORD document, and a separate file with title of the manuscript, author contact information, brief author bio, key terms, and manuscript history (if applicable) should be submitted to orbe@wmich.edu AND hjcomm@gmail.com no later than October 1, 2011. Authors are strongly encouraged to review the “Information for Authors” at http://tandf.msgfocus.com/c/15HCwfFS6aghFb2Xbc prior to submitting manuscripts.

ACLS Public Fellows

ACLS Public Fellows
Fellowship Details

Stipend: $50,000 – $78,000 dependent on position. Health benefits will also be provided.
Tenure: Two years; start dates will vary but range from September 2011 to as late as February 2012 (if security clearance is necessary)
The only way to apply for these positions is through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (ofa.acls.org). Please do not contact any of the agencies directly.
Application deadline: May 16, 2011, 3pm (EDT)
Notification of application status will occur early July 2011.
ACLS invites applications for the inaugural competition of its Public Fellows program. The program will place eight recent Ph.D.s in staff positions at partnering agencies in government and the non-profit sector for two years, beginning in some cases as early as September 2011. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these agencies and receive professional mentoring. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and at the same level as new professional employees of the hosting agency and will include health insurance.

This program, made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, aims to demonstrate that the capacities developed in the advanced study of the humanities have wide application, both within and beyond the academy.

ACLS seeks applications from recent Ph.D.s who wish to begin careers in administration, management, and public service by choice rather than circumstance. Competitive applicants will have been successful in both academic and extra-academic experiences.

Applicants must:
possess U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status
have a Ph.D. in the humanities or humanistic social sciences conferred between January 2008 and March 2011
not have applied to any other ACLS Fellowship programs in the 2010-2011 competition year, including the New Faculty Fellows program
Prospective applicants should read through all the positions listed below and be ready to choose one when beginning the online application process. Applicants may apply to only one position. The deadline for submitted applications is Monday, May 16, 3pm EDT, and complete applications will include: (1) completed application form; (2) cover letter tailored to a specific position; (3) resume; (4) candidate statement; and (5) one nomination letter. The only way to apply for these positions is through the ACLS Public Fellows program. Only complete applications, submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (ofa.acls.org) by the deadline will be considered.

Submitted applications will undergo ACLS’ standard rigorous peer review process, which may include interviews by ACLS and by the hosting agency. Reviewers will look for: (a) applicant’s academic accomplishment and success; (b) demonstrated relationship between past experience and specified position; and (c) commitment to the public and/or non-profit sector. Applicants who advance to the interview stages will need to be available in the timeframe listed below.

Participating Agencies and Positions
Click on the positions to view the PDF of the full description, which includes detailed information on the hosting agency, the position, and requisite qualifications. Please do not contact any of these agencies with questions (i.e., on the position, benefits, etc.).

Association of American Universities (AAU)
— Policy Analyst
Council on Foundations
— Leadership Development Officer
Institute for International Education (IIE)
— Program Officer, Scholar Rescue Fund
National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE)
— Program Officer
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
— Cultural Programs Specialist
— Cultural Communications Specialist
U.S. Department of State
— two positions, various departments
ACLS will field only questions about the fellowship program itself and not on the positions or the organizations. Please carefully review the program description, the positions, and the sample application before contacting ACLS. Questions about the fellowship program can be directed in writing to fellowships@acls.org (no calls please).

DEADLINE:
Monday, May 16, 2011
3pm EDT

Online Fellowship Application
Sample Application

Cancer Communication doctoral fellowship

Students completing their first or second years of doctoral coursework in departments or schools of communication, public health, or related fields are invited to apply to become a short-term Cancer Communication Doctoral Fellow. Students interested in organizational and team communication, patient-physician interaction and shared decision making, intercultural communication, leader-member exchange, message tailoring, dissemination and diffusion and implementation of effective practices, systems science, and social ecological models of behavior change are especially encouraged to apply.

Over a three-day immersion in Denver, fellows will learn about plausible topics that a fellow could later pursue for study in cancer communication research as it relates to healthcare organizations. The objective of this program is for fellows to consider cancer communication topics as they plan their dissertation research. This doctoral seminar is made possible with funding from the U.S. National Cancer Institute in an award to the Cancer Communication Research Center (http://www.crn-ccrc.org), an NCI-designated Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research.

Fellows will be paired with and learn from seminar faculty about professional, regulatory, organizational, team, and individual factors that affect communication in healthcare organizations. Seminar faculty will be healthcare providers, prevention specialists, information technology experts, operations leaders, and researchers in Kaiser Permanente, the largest nonprofit non-governmental healthcare system in the U.S. Fellows and faculty will interact one on one in half-day shadowing as faculty go about their work, in seminar, and during social times. The fellowship will pay travel-related costs of fellows including round trip flight to Denver, 3 nights hotel, and meals. Fellows will receive a $1000 honorarium for a brief paper describing a research opportunity from their paradigmatic perspective based on what they have learned.

Wednesday July 13th fellows and seminar staff convene for dinner, orientation to the seminar, and assignment of fellows to faculty. Thursday July 14th fellows are taken to their faculty colleague’s place of work, fellows accompany faculty to meetings, labs or clinics, offices, and any site visits that faculty have on their schedule for that morning, fellows ask questions throughout shadowing and have lunch with their faculty colleague, then fellows convene and with seminar staff leave as a group for field trip. A group dinner for fellows, staff, and faculty finishes the day. Friday July 15th fellows report-out and discuss in full-day seminar what they have learned about communication in healthcare systems and how that may apply to cancer communication research. Saturday July 16th fellows convene in morning seminar to discuss the fit of research paradigms to the realities of healthcare organizations, and depart for the airport.

Apply by sending (1) a cover letter of application with full contact information, (2) a letter of reference, (3) a one page statement of interest that identifies the applicant’s research interests and what they would hope to learn, and (4) a vita. Materials must be received by May 1, 2011. Applicants will be notified by May 15. Submit application materials to: sarah.madrid@kp.org.

Hawai’i Pacific University job ad

FACULTY POSITION
Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Anthropology

The Department of International Studies at Hawai’i Pacific University (HPU) invites applications for a full-time faculty, career faculty position in Anthropology at the rank of Instructor/Assistant or Associate Professor for a nine-month appointment to begin Fall 2011.

The successful applicant will teach a combination of 24 credits (typically 8 classes) of courses in the Anthropology program. HPU is seeking a versatile individual who will teach the core introductory course on Cultural Anthropology as well as specialized upper-division courses. Expertise in Native Hawaiian or Pacific Island Studies desirable. Faculty members must also maintain an active involvement in scholarly activity in their discipline as well as service to the department, university, and community (e.g., faculty/student extracurricular activities and program review).

Minimum qualifications: An M.A. in Anthropology or related field. ABD will be considered if degree can be completed within first year of appointment.

Desired Qualifications: Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field and 2 or more years of teaching experience. Expertise in Native Hawaiian or Pacific Island Studies.

The ideal candidate should have a record of or potential for scholarship in their field, a commitment of service to the university and community, and an ability to develop specialized courses in Anthropology that support the Anthropology and related majors. Other desirable qualifications include expertise on Hawaiian and/or Pacific Island affairs; ability to support curriculum and program development for the anthropology program, including mentorship for Anthropology majors and program review and assessment; close links with community organizations; and leadership potential as academic program chair for the Anthropology program.

To Apply: Applicants should apply online at http://www.hpu.edu/employment. Supporting documents such as curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching experience, and description of professional development goals may be submitted electronically as Word or PDF files put together in a ZIP file named with the last name and position number (ex: Jones ####) and e-mailed to HR@hpu.edu. Paper submissions of supporting documents are also accepted at Human Resources: Hawai’i Pacific University HR Department; 1132 Bishop Street, Suite 310; Honolulu, HI 96813. E-mail: hr@hpu.edu. FAX: 808-544-1192. Deadline for submission of applications is April 25, 2011.

Department Contact address: Dr. Carlos Juarez, Chair, Department of International Studies, 808-566-2493, cjuarez@hpu.edu.

Hawai’i Pacific University is a non-profit, co-educational university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. HPU is the largest private university or college in Hawai’i, with over 8000 students. The University has a large and vibrant downtown campus, a scenic 135 acre residential campus on the windward side, and an extensive military campus program. Cultural and ethnic diversity are the hallmark of HPU with students from over 100 countries, all 50 states, and all five major Hawaiian islands. The HPU website can be viewed at http://www.hpu.edu. The Department of International Studies at HPU is a multidisciplinary and collegial organization with a global perspective and an emphasis on teaching.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

VII Mini Communication Conference of the Americas

CALL FOR PAPER/PANEL PRESENTATIONS

FELAFACS (Federacion Latinoamericana de Facultades de Comunicacion Social)
“Voices from the field about the Education of Communication Professional in the Americas”
“Voces desde el campo sobre la Formación de Profesionales de la Comunicacion en las Américas”
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011
New Orleans, USA.
The deadline for submissions is April 25, 2011
In conjunction with the 2011 NCA Annual Convention “Voice” November 17-20, 2011, New Orleans, USA.

Introduction: The National Communication Association (NCA) and La Fedaración Latinoamericana de Facultades de Comunicación (FELAFACS) continue their ongoing relationship which started in 1997 with the First Communication Conference of the Americas, held in the City of Mexico. The goal of this agreement is to establish a long-term partnership to promote dialogue among communication scholars throughout the Americas, to share their perspectives on communication research, teaching and practice, and to encourage new avenues for collaboration.

In the spirit of this understanding, the VII Mini-Communication Conference of the Americas to be held in New Orleans on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. The conference will take place in conjunction with the 2011 NCA Annual Convention. This one-day conference will allow communication scholars from Latin America, the United States, Canada, and Spain to voice their perspectives and experiences in field of communication on the topics selected for the conference.

Steering Committee: Dra. Vanesa del Carmen Muriel Amezcua, Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, México. Elena Hurtado, Consultora y Profesora, Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Mariela Pérez Chavarría, Professor at ITESM, Campus Monterrey, México; Dr. Jesús Arroyave, Professor at Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia; Dr. Federico Varona, Professor at San José State University, San José, California (Coordinator). The members of this Committee are coordinating the planning of this conference with Brad Mello, NCA representative (Washington, D.C., USA) and Solón Calero, FELAFACS representative (Cali, Colombia).

Requirements: Those interested in presenting on one of the competitive panels outline below (panels1, 2 and 3) should submit a 2 to 3-page abstract (summary) proposal of the topic to be presented. The deadline for submissions is April 25, 2011. The authors of the accepted proposals will be asked to send up to a 15-page paper on the topic a week before the conference in November. Papers will be presented in a panel format and each panelist will have 10 minutes to present. The papers will be published on the FELAFACS website. Residents in USA and Canada should send their proposals/final papers to: Federico Varona, San José State University (fvarona@sjsu.edu). Residents in Latin-American and Spain should send their proposals/final papers to: Jesús Arroyave, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia (jarroyav@uninorte.edu.co)

Conference Agenda and Timetable

Panel 1:. How we do research (Methods for Collecting and Analyzing data) (Listen to voices from the professional field): communication institutions (organizations), communication professional, audiences, etc. The proposals for this panel should address any of the following topics:
• International Research on the “Methods used to research the Communication needs of communication professionals in today’s market place in the Americas”.
• Experiences of research conducted to listen to voices from the professional field
• Case studies
• Papers
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

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Panel 2: Research results on communication needs of communication professionals in the market place today in the Americas”. Lessons Learned from voices from the field. The proposals for this workshop may address the following topics:
• International Research results on the “Communication needs of communication professionals in today’s market place in the Americas”.
• Experiences of research conducted to listen to voices from the professional field
• Case studies
• Papers
Time: 10 45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
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Lunch: 12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Panel 3: How do we integrate research results in our teaching in our universities? New contents, new methods, et. What kind of impact those voices have had in what we teach and how we teach? What kind of impact those voices have had in the core curriculum of our communication programs? What are the new teaching-learning environments? What are the new contents of our teaching, ie: The new social networks. The proposals for this panel should address any of the following topics:
• Experiences of collaborative teaching in communication,
• International research projects taking place in the Americas,
• International experiences where internships programs are implemented to help students achieve professional experience in the communication field.
• Changes made in communication programs.
Time: 2.30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Business Meeting: FELAFACS-NCA Collaboration Agenda The following issues will be discussed at the end o the event:
• Suggestions to make stronger the alliance between NCA and FELAFACS.
• Strategies to make possible the publication in English of the Journal Diálogos de La Comunicación produced by FELAFACS and recommendation to begin its indexation process.
• Strategies to obtain financial aid to make possible the participation of Latin American scholars at the 2012 NCA Conference.
Time: 4:15 – 5:45 PM

Coordinator: Solón Calero, FELAFACS representative.
NCA Representative: Brad Mello, Associate Director for Educational Initiatives

DePaul University job ad

The College of Communication at DePaul University seeks applicants for an instructor or visiting assistant professor (depending on credentials) in Intercultural Communication and Performance Studies, beginning in September 2011. This is a renewable non-tenure-track position. The position requires teaching a variety of communication courses including intercultural communication, performance studies, and the senior capstone.  Additional teaching responsibility may include courses in public speaking and in the general education curriculum, as well as courses in the faculty member’s area of specialization.  ABD required, Ph.D. preferred. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable.

DePaul University is the nation’s largest Catholic university and the largest private university in Chicago, with more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university has a strong commitment to providing a comprehensive liberal arts education and emphasizes both teaching and research.  The College of Communication has over 47 full-time faculty serving approximately 1500 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students.

To apply, please visit facultyopportunities.depaul.edu to complete the application form. You will need electronic copies of: 1) a cover letter that addresses interest in and qualifications for the position; 2) a current CV; 3) three letters of recommendation; and 4) any relevant work sample.

For more information about the College of Communication, please visit our website at:   http://communication.depaul.edu/.  All full-time faculty members receive comprehensive benefits packages. DePaul University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

We will begin reviewing applications on April 30th and we will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled.

Conference: Media in Minority Contexts

Media and media practices in minority and competitive contexts: From local to global
University of Alberta
11-12 May 2012

Few studies have been conducted on the topic of media in minority context. However, in today’s plurilingual and multicultural societies, their role in the functioning of democracy and in the construction of minorities’ cultural identities is crucial. These media are both channels of communication and gathering places or common areas for communities. By connecting individuals who share the same language, these media reinforce solidarity within minority groups as well as their cultural identity, both at the local and global levels. In order to maintain their existence, minority media must also position themselves vis-à-vis the media of the majority to which their audiences also have access.

Conceived as a space for exchange between practitioners and researchers in social sciences, humanities and modern languages, this colloquium seeks to reflect on the role of media in minority contexts from various perspectives and with a comparative angle. The selection committee solicits proposals on any question related to the issue of media in minority contexts, and in particular in relation with questions of: cultural representations (identity, art, translation), democracy (multiculturalism, ethics, media status), networks (national, transnational), professional practice (journalism, technology), language policy and language use. We encourage submissions dealing with different media:  television, radio, specialized and general press [newspapers and magazines], posters, internet, etc. We strongly encourage media professionals to participate. Working language will be English and French. Proposals can be submitted in either of these two languages. Selected proceedings of the conference will be published.

Submission of proposals
September 1, 2011
: Deadline for the submission of proposals

Abstract (400 words maximum) to be sent to  minority.media.conf@gmail.com. The abstract should contain a title.

Please put your name in the subject of your mail, and your further references in the mail message (affiliation, university or institution, e-mail, phone number, and the title of your paper).

October 31, 2011: Notification of acceptance by the Academic Committee after a double blind peer-review

Academic Committee: Marc-François Bernier (Université d’Ottawa, Canada), Mike Cormack (Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland),  Luc Côté (Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface), Robert Darnton (Harvard University, USA), Christian Delporte (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France), Ouzi Elyada (Université de Haifa, Israel), Donald Ipperciel (University of Alberta, Canada), Karim H. Karim (Carleton University, Canada), Andy Knight (University of Alberta, Canada), Elisabeth Le (University of Alberta, Canada), Marc Lits (Université catholique de Louvain), Marie-Linda Lord (Université de Moncton, Canada), Catherine Murray (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Lloyd Sciban (University of Calgary, Canada), Jean Valenti (Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface, Canada), Isabelle Veyrat-Masson (CNRS, Université Paris IV, France)

Organizing Committee: Sophie Kienlen, Caroline Moine, Géraldine Poels, François Robinet (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France); Marine Ghéno, Justine Huet, Andy Knight, Elisabeth Le, Iaroslav Pankovskyi, Sathya Rao, Christian Reyns-Chikuma (University of Alberta, Canada) ; David Maurice (Université de Sherbrooke)

Sponsors:
Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies (MLCS)
University of Alberta
Le Centre d’histoire culturelle des sociétés contemporaines (CHCSC)
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines

With the support of :
Department of Political Science, University of Alberta
TV5 – Quebec

Stetson University job

Stetson University
Full-time, tenure-track position in Communication Studies

This appointment, beginning August 2011, is for a dynamic teacher and active scholar with enthusiasm for teaching a variety of undergraduate classes within the interpretive, rhetorical, and/or critical traditions of the communication discipline as well as contributing to interdisciplinary programs across the University.  We are looking for a colleague who can contribute to our shared interest, as teachers and scholars, in democracy and equality, in public discourse, culture, identity, and the media. We seek a colleague who is equipped to teach a research theory and methodology course.

Ph.D. in Communication Studies, active scholarly agenda; demonstrated excellence in teaching in both general and specialized courses.

To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample or publication, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and statement of teaching philosophy specific to a liberal arts context.

Electronic submissions acceptable (except for transcripts and letters) or mail to:

Michael McFarland, PhD
Unit 8377
Communication Studies
Stetson University
421 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32723
mmcfarla@stetson.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Stetson University, an equal opportunity employer, affirms the values and goals of diversity and strongly encourages applications from women and groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

For more information, visit the website.