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, will soon begin accepting submissions for the 2020 conference.

This one-day interdisciplinary conference, to be held on March 14, 2020, 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 14, 2020, 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)

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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 15, 2019, will receive notice of acceptance or rejection by December 5, 2019. The final deadline for submissions is January 7, 2020. Proposals must be submitted via a website to be posted here this fall.

For more information, contact conference co-coordinators Brian Creech at

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Meeting Dates: March 14, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Early Bird Submission Deadline: November 15, 2019
Early Bird Acceptance Notice: December 5, 2019
Submission Deadline: January 7, 2020
Acceptance Notice: February 5, 2020