Saturday, March 11, 2017  

                     NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute        

         20 Cooper Square    New York City

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PRESENTERS: Please bring optional AV on a flashdrive.

SESSION I AT A GLANCE — 9 am to 10:45 am (abstracts here)

SESSION II AT A GLANCE— 11 am to 12:45 pm (abstracts here)

LUNCH AND KEYNOTE : 1 pm to 2pm

(Michael Stamm)

SESSION III AT A GLANCE — 2:15 pm to 3:45pm (abstracts here)

CLOSING PANEL  – 4 pm to 5:15 pm

(Richard John, Heidi Tworek, Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb, Will Slauter,  Michael Stamm)

Most sessions include seven presentations, although a few have fewer. Moderators should plan to allow for at least 12-15 minutes of questions, thus limiting presenters to 10 minutes. The three panels will have the entire 90 minutes to work within.


The Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference,  is co-sponsored by the American Journalism Historians Association and the History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

This one-day interdisciplinary conference welcomes scholars and graduate students with an interest in journalism or communication history. Innovative research and ideas from all areas of journalism and communication history and from all time periods are welcome. This conference offers participants the chance to explore new ideas, garner feedback on their work, and meet colleagues from around the world interested in journalism and communication history in a welcoming environment.

When: Saturday, March 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University, 20 Cooper Square, 6th Floor, New York, NY
Cost: $55 online or $60 at door (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

Research, research-in-progress, and panel proposals are all welcome. Your proposal should include a 500-word abstract detailing your presentation topic and a compelling rationale as to why your research would interest an interdisciplinary community of scholars.

This year, JJCHC is introducing a new scholarly working group concept called “Up to Ten in a Den.” These round-table meetings are designed to foster intimate conversation among peers working with similar theories, ideas, or methods, or in related subject areas. Scholars are encouraged to propose meetings of any time length during the conference day with up to ten participants.

JJCHC is also introducing an early bird submission process. Authors of proposals submitted by November 1, 2016, will receive notice of acceptance or rejection by November 23, 2016. The final deadline for submissions is January 4, 2017. Proposals must be submitted via

For more information, contact conference co-coordinators Nicholas Hirshon or Brooke Kroeger

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Meeting Date: March 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Early Bird Submission Deadline was November 1, 2016
Early Bird Acceptance Notice was November 23, 2016
Submission Deadline was January 4, 2017
Acceptance Notice was January 10, 2017