The Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference (JJCHC), co-sponsored by the American Journalism Historians Association and the History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, is now accepting submissions for the 2019 conference.

This one-day interdisciplinary conference, to be held on March 9, 2019, 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 9, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University, 20 Cooper Square, 6th Floor, New York, NY
Cost: $55 online by March 1 and $65 online afterward (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.

JJCHC also has an early bird submission process. Authors of proposals submitted by November 1, 2018, will receive notice of acceptance or rejection by November 22, 2018. The final deadline for submissions is January 5, 2019. Proposals must be submitted via a website to be posted here this fall.

For more information, contact conference co-coordinators Brian Creech at or Pamela E. Walck at

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Meeting Dates: March 9, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Early Bird Submission Deadline: November 1, 2018
Early Bird Acceptance Notice: November 22, 2018
Submission Deadline: January 5, 2019
Acceptance Notice: February 1, 2019