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Call for Papers
Fields of Conflict Conference • September 26 – 30, 2018
The Tenth Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference will take place at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center from September 26-30, 2018. It will showcase new perspectives, approaches, and research in conflict archaeology. Projects regarding Indigenous conflict, battlefield research, and new methods in conflict archaeology are encouraged to apply. Paper and poster submissions are now being accepted. Abstract submission deadline February 1, 2018. See complete call.

The ANA’s Educational Foundation invites you to apply to the Visiting Professor Program (VPP). The Visiting Professor Program provides professors from all disciplines with an inside view of the world of marketing and advertising, and is intended to help inform research and teaching back in the classroom. Application Deadline: January 15, 2018. See complete call.

Call for Papers: Mediating Global Migration
The Journal of Communication Inquiry (JCI) invites submissions that adopt critical-cultural approaches to the intersection of media and immigration for its October 2018 theme issue, “Mediating Global Migration.” The deadline for submitting the manuscripts is January 15, 2018. See complete call.

Fifth Mapping the Magazine Conference to be Held in Chicago
The fifth Mapping the Magazine Conference, to be held at Columbia College Chicago July 25-27, 2018, invites submissions on the theme “Magazines as Curated Communities.” Organizers seek proposals for individual papers on topics related to magazine research from many disciplines (Media and Communication, Journalism, Critical and Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Linguistics, English, History, Visual Communication, and others). Abstracts of 400 words for 20-minute papers are due by Dec. 27. See complete call.

Call for Chapters: Alternative Media & Mainstream Politics
Past research concerning alternative media and activist media has thoroughly explored the role of both in social movements and activist organizations. However, there has been little attention paid to the role of such media in mainstream political communication. The rise of the modern Internet and social media platforms has allowed for the proliferation of these forms of media across society in ways that were not possible twenty years ago. Deadline Dec. 15, 2017. See complete call.


Other Information of Interest

Seeking panelists for April 2018 convention on campus free speech
Speakers a being sought for a panel on viewpoint diversity in higher ed at the 2018 Southern States Communication Association’s annual convention. The convention takes place April 4-8 in Nashville, Tennessee. The tentative plan is to have this particular panel at Vanderbilt Law. The panel will be co-sponsored by Vandy’s Federalist Society. Interested participants should email Mark Grabowski, Adelphi University at and briefly describe the specific aspect of viewpoint diversity/free speech in higher ed you’d like to speak on. Your talk should be about 10 minutes long and will be followed by a brief Q&A. Additional info is available at

Video Competition: What does Intercultural Dialogue Look Like?
The Center for Intercultural Dialogue has organized its first ever video competition, open to students enrolled in any college or university during the 2017-2018 academic year. To enter, participants must submit a video no longer than 2 minutes that highlights the importance of intercultural dialogue, responding to the question: “What does intercultural dialogue look like?” Entries will be accepted April 15-May 31, 2018. One winner will receive a $200 prize. The top 20 entries will be posted to the CID YouTube channel, and be highlighted on the CID website, along with posts describing the creators and highlighting each of their videos, throughout the rest of 2018. Submissions will be evaluated based on originality, clarity, cultural message, effective use of technology, and overall impact. Students can work independently or in groups. Please encourage your students to get creative, show off their skills and have fun with this topic. Further details and submission rules available:  Contact Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, CID Director, with any questions:

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