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Media and Misogyny: CALL FOR CHAPTERS
Misogyny and power inequities are at the root of sexual assault, harassment and bullying. Media stories have proliferated and have been amplified by social media in the United States in the case of the Ford-Kavanaugh allegations and the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Trumpism and the sexual harassment allegations against incumbent President Donald J. Trump, and by the #MeToo movement. Other countries, too, have had stories rooted in misogyny and power inequities. This call for chapters to be included in a proposed book on Media and Misogyny is to examine misogyny and to capture media representations of misogyny. The deadline for chapters will be June 30, 2019. See complete call.

Misogyny, Media and the Clash of Cultures: CALL FOR CHAPTERS
Misogyny and power inequities are at the root of sexual assault, harassment and bullying. Chapters are sought. Contributors should examine misogyny and power inequities from the perspective of critical/cultural studies; political communication; feminism; race, gender and class; and other relevant perspectives. Deadline for chapters is June 30, 2019. See complete call.

Call for Communications Booknotes Quarterly Journal Book Reviewers
AEJMC members are invited to contribute to Communications Booknotes Quarterly Journal (CBQ), a Taylor & Francis publication. Reviewers from a variety of backgrounds and interests are sought to contribute to upcoming issues. The journal seeks contributions from emerging researchers and advanced graduate students, as well as from seasoned scholars. Essays are also sought that comment about contemporary topics relevant to books, media and related global issues. See complete call.

AFJ Announces its 2019 Awards Competition for the Finest in Food Journalism
The Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) is pleased to open the 2019 AFJ Awards Competition. AFJ has celebrated the best in food journalism since 1986. This year, there are 16 categories in print, broadcast, web and magazine journalism including Best Food Coverage that’s now open to newspapers, magazines and websites. Other categories recognize a range of food journalism including video, audio, photography and interactive digital food projects. Entries must have been produced in 2018. All entries submitted online MUST be received no later than 11:59 p.m. EST March 4, 2019. See complete call.

The AJHA Book Award
The American Journalism Historians Association Book of the Year Award recognizes the best book in journalism history or mass media history published during the previous calendar year. For the 2019 award, the book must have been granted a first-time copyright in 2018. Authors may self-nominate. Nominated books may be co-authored, but edited books will not be considered. Nominations are due February 28, 2019. See complete call.

Call for Abstracts: “Trial and Error III” Business as usual? On the Relationship between Industry and Education for Media Professionals in Times of Change
5th Annual Conference of ECREA Journalism and Communication Education Temporary Working Group
Universität Salzburg, 17-18 May 2019, Salzburg/Austria
When we talk about the future development of higher education and training for media professions – like journalism, media management, media design, strategic communication, public relations and marketing-, one central point is always the relationship with the industries we are educating for. This relationship is crucial: Traditionally, the number of hired graduates is viewed as an indicator for the reputation and success of an education program. The conference will take place Friday, 17th May and Saturday, 18th May, 2019. Please note that we invite contributions in various formats, e.g. workshops, panels and individual presentations. Deadline for submissions: Friday, 15th February, 2019. See complete call.

ANA Educational Foundation Visiting Professor Program (VPP)
The AEF is the non-profit organization that bridges the gap between industry and academia via educational programs – one of which is the Visiting Professor Program (VPP).  This year, professors can apply for the 2019 VPP Immersion or the Immersion + Fellowship. The AEF has expanded the program by offering Immersion sessions in both NYC and Chicago, giving more professors the opportunity to participate in this amazing program. Professors are encouraged to apply by the application deadline of February 8, 2019. See complete call.


Other Information of Interest

Call for Applications
2019 Solutions Journalism Educators Academy
July 25-26, 2019 at the Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon in the historic White Stag Building in Portland, Oregon. In partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network, the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication is delighted to announce the second Solutions Journalism Educators Academy. This academy is an initiative of The Catalyst Journalism Project at the University of Oregon. Solutions journalism is a rigorous and fact-driven approach to reporting credible responses to societal problems. The Academy is designed for university journalism faculty members interested in learning how to teach solutions journalism at the collegiate level. You will learn: How solutions journalism can engage students and audiences; How to teach student to frame, source, interview for and structure solutions stories for print and multimedia; How to develop class lectures, discussion, exercises and assignments for SoJo courses or SoJo modules within existing journalism courses. Selected participants will be notified by the end of March 2019. Complete applications should be emailed to Dr. Nicole Dahmen at by 5 p.m. PST on Friday, February 15, 2019. See complete information.

ISWNE to Offer Paid Community Journalism Internships to Students
The International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors (ISWNE) will offer paid community journalism internships to three or four university students in the summer of 2019. The students will be paid $10 per hour for eight 40-hour weeks, for a total of $3,200. They are responsible for their own housing and transportation costs. ISWNE member newspapers participating in the internship program will be announced on Dec. 1. Newspapers participating in the past have included the Washington Island (Wisconsin) Observer; the Sanpete Messenger in Manti, Utah; the Rio Grande Sun in Espanola, New Mexico; the Potter County News in Gettysburg, South Dakota; and the Illinois Valley News in Cave Junction, Oregon. “Please tell your students about these internships,” said Chad Stebbins, ISWNE executive director. “They really get some tremendous hands-on experience while working alongside experienced community journalists.” For more details, visit, under Foundation, or contact Stebbins at for questions. Student applications are due by Feb. 1, 2019. See complete information/application.

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