[UPDATE] The Second Annual Graduate Symposium on Communication

full name / name of organization: 
The School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication at James Madison University
contact email: 
communicationsymposium@gmail.com

The CFP for graduate students (both Master's and PhD level) to submit proposals to the graduate symposium described below has been extended.

The Second Annual Graduate Symposium on Communication

Theme: “Communication in the 21st Century: New Media, New Ideas”

Keynote: Carolyn Miller of NC State

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The School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication at James Madison University welcomes proposals from graduate students in any discipline for a one- ‐day symposium exploring all facets of communication. This year, an emphasis has been placed on the role of “New Media” in relation to communication, ranging from the way it informs classroom pedagogy to the way it shapes our society.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
• applications of communication theories to 21st century communication practice
• civic engagement
• intellectual property
• digital rhetoric
• science and technology
• communication and media convergence
• visual communication
• multi-modal and multimedia communication (visual, verbal, and audio)
• 21st century theory and practice of web communication
• intercultural communication in a globalized world
• 21st century technical and scientific communication: issues, problems, perspectives

Formats for presentations include 15- ‐minute panel papers, research posters, and multimedia displays. Proposals for presentations should be submitted electronically as an attachment in '.doc' or '.rtf' format by Thursday, February 3 to communicationsymposium@gmail.com. Your proposal should be about 250 words. Please indicate which type of format presentation your proposal addresses.

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graduate_conferences
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
popular_culture
rhetoric_and_composition
science_and_culture
theory