2013 Call for Papers: Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference

THE JOINT JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION HISTORY CONFERENCE
(The American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division joint spring meeting)

When: SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Place: Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University,
20 Cooper Square, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003 (website:
http://journalism.nyu.edu/)
Cost: $50 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

You are invited to submit a 500-600 word proposal for completed
papers, research in progress or panel discussions for presentation at
the Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference—the American
Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division joint
spring meeting. Innovative research and ideas from all areas of
journalism and communication history and from all time periods are
welcome. Scholars from all academic disciplines and stages of their
academic careers are encouraged to participate. 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. Your
proposal should include a brief abstract detailing your presentation
topic as well as a compelling rationale why the research is of
interest to an interdisciplinary community of scholars.

All submissions will be uploaded to the Media History Exchange, an
archive and social network funded by the National Endowment of the
Humanities and administered by Elliot King (Loyola University
Maryland), the long-time organizer of this conference.

To join the Media History Exchange (membership is free), go to
http://www.mediahistoryexchange.org and request membership. Once you
have joined, follow the step-by-step instructions describing how to
upload an abstract to a specific conference. Please follow the
corrections carefully. If you leave out a step, it will not work. If
you have any questions or run into any problems, contact Ann Thorne,
thorne@missouriwestern.edu. Upload
all submissions (electronic submission only) by January 6th, 2013, to
the Media History Exchange, http://www.mediahistoryexchange.org.

Networking Session: This year we will offer a networking session with
coffee and cookies. Attendees will be invited to make a brief,
two-slide PowerPoint presentation about their research interests.
Following the presentation, there will be time for everyone to
exchange ideas. For more information, contact Ann Thorne,
thorne@missouriwestern.edu.

Authors: If you published a book in the past year (2012) or have a
book coming out in the spring of 2013 and would like to talk about
your book at the conference, please contact conference co-coordinator
Ann Thorne, thorne@missouriwestern.edu, with a brief statement about your book. Also, if you want to serve as a submission reviewer or panel
moderator, please contact Ann Thorne, thorne@missouriwestern.edu.

Acceptance Notification Date: February 4th, 2013

Any questions? Contact conference co-coordinators Ann Thorne
(programming or submission questions, thorne@missouriwestern.edu) or Kevin Lerner (logistical or travel questions,
kevin.lerner@marist.edu).

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