CFP: South Florida Undergraduate Communications Honors Conference (undergrad) (1/12/07; 3/17/07)

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 The National Honorary Society for Undergraduates in Communication In the Sc=
hool of Communication and Multimedia Studies Florida Atlantic University Ann=
ounces:=20
  The South Florida Undergraduate Communication Honors Conference On the the=
me of COMMUNICATION, DEMOCRACY, AND CITIZENSHIP In Political, Cultural, Inte=
rcultural, and International Contexts March 17, 2007 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m=
.) Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Both nationally and internationa=
lly, the topics of democracy, democratization, and citizenship are increasin=
gly salient concerns; too rarely, however, are the underlying communication=20=
processes that are vital to these phenomena addressed. Florida Atlantic Univ=
ersity=E2=80=99s Zeta Iota Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta issues a Call for Submis=
sions for the inaugural South Florida Undergraduate Communication Honors Con=
ference on the theme of =E2=80=9CCOMMUNICATION, DEMOCRACY, AND CITIZENSHIP i=
n Political, Cultural, Intercultural, and International Contexts.=E2=80=9D U=
ndergraduate students currently enrolled are eligible to submit. Submissio=
n Procedures: Conference submissions will be evaluated through a blind jury=20=
review process. In order to submit your work for consideration, you should 1=
) submit a complete version of your paper or project (three hardcopies and a=
n electronic version as well) prepared for blind review (i.e., without autho=
r names or identifying information); 2) submit contact information, includin=
g address, telephone, and email on a separate page; 3) submit a nomination f=
orm from the faculty member who oversaw the paper or project being submitted=
. The faculty member should simply indicate that s/he finds your paper or pr=
oject to be =E2=80=9Cworthy of consideration=E2=80=9D for presentation at an=
 Honors Conference; 4) submit a brief (200 word maximum) abstract of the pap=
er or project. Applications should be identified as =E2=80=9CDemocracy and=
 Citizenship in the Context of Political Communication,=E2=80=9D =E2=80=9CDe=
mocracy and Citizenship in the Context of Cultural Communication,=E2=80=9D=20=
=E2=80=9CDemocracy and Citizenship in the Context of Intercultural Communica=
tion,=E2=80=9D or =E2=80=9CDemocracy and Citizenship in the Context of Inter=
national Communication.=E2=80=9D Submissions from all methodological and the=
oretical orientations are encouraged (e.g., rhetorical criticism, ethno-meth=
odological analysis, cultural criticism, quantitative analysis, freedom of e=
xpression studies, etc.). Theoretical papers, case studies, critical analyse=
s, and other approaches are all welcomed as submissions. Top submission awar=
ds will be made in each of the four areas. All participants will receive cer=
tificates of participation in the South Florida Undergraduate Honors Confere=
nce. Submission deadline: January 12, 2007. Notifications should be sent no=20=
later than February 5, 2007. Inquiries and submissions should be sent to D=
r. David Cratis Williams (dcwills_at_fau.edu) or Dr. Noemi Marin (nmarin_at_fau.ed=
u), Faculty Advisors, Zeta Iota, School of Communication and Multimedia Stud=
ies, P.O. Box 3091, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Rd., Boca Raton,=
 FL 33431-0991. T. Mercadal-Sabbagh
 Ph.D. Candidate
 Comparative Studies
 Adjunct
 School of Communication and Multimedia Studies
 Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
 Florida Atlantic University
 Boca Raton, Florida
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 "Back in August the chief of intelligence for the Marines filed a secret re=
port ... concluding that American troops "are no longer capable of militaril=
y defeating the insurgency at al-Anbar." Yet American troops are still being=
 tossed into that maw, and at least 90 have been killed there since Labor Da=
y. Civil war? Sectarian violence? A phase? This much is certain: The dead in=
 Iraq don't give a damn what we call it." ~Frank Rich, The New York Times, D=
ecember 3, 2006.

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