Monthly Archives: April 2015

Call for Applications: The AEJMC CSW 2015 Awards

CSW logo color croppedThe deadline for receipt of applications for all awards is May 17, 2015.

Call for Mary Gardner Award for Graduate Student Research. Graduate students who conduct research on women in journalism and mass communication are invited to apply for the Mary Gardner Award. This award is designed to fund research that has the potential to make an excellent contribution to the scholarship on women and journalism and mass communication. The award honors Mary Gardner, professor emeritus at Michigan State University and the first woman elected president of AEJMC. Applicants should send a three-to-five page description of the project and it s potential contribution and the application’s qualifications for undertaking the project. A three-person panel judges the applications. $250 awarded to the winner.

Call for Mary Ann Yodelis Smith Award for Feminist Scholarship. Applications are invited for the Mary Ann Yodelis Smith (MAYS) Award which funds feminist scholarship that has the potential to make significant contributions to the literature of gender and media. First presented in 1995, it honors Mary Ann Yodelis Smith, a past president of AEJMC and long-time advocate for women in the academy. Applicants should send a five-to-seven page description of the project and its potential contribution to the scholarship on gender and the media and a brief one-page description of the applicant(s)’ qualifications for undertaking the project. A three-person panel, including a past recipient of the award, judges applications. $500 awarded to the winner.

Call for Donna Allen Award for Feminist Advocacy. The Donna Allen Award recognizes feminist advocacy by a woman or group. This award honors Donna Allen, founder of the Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press in Washington, D.C. Submissions should demonstrate how the nominee’s feminist media activism promotes the rights and freedoms of women and minorities across the world. Nominees need not be AEJMC members. $100 awarded to the winner.

Call for Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education
This award honors a woman who has represented women well through excellence and high standards. Nomination letters must detail that individual’s contributions to journalism and mass communication education. $100 awarded to the winner.

DIRECTIONS FOR APPLYING:   Please send applications and nomination letters electronically to Dr. Katie Place, CSW Chair at Katie.place@quinnipiac.edu. Please feel free to contact Dr. Place via e-mail or phone at 703-268-6147 if you have any questions. Again, the deadline for receipt of all applications is May 17, 2015.

Empowering Junior Faculty: Pathways to Success in the Academy — AEJMC Pre-Convention Workshop

Screen Shot 2015-03-02 at 2.00.13 PMEmpowering Junior Faculty: Pathways to Success in the Academy — AEJMC Pre-Convention Workshop, 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

Sponsored by the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women, the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University, and the AEJMC Council of Affiliates.

This third annual program is designed to help junior faculty members move forward in their careers through mentoring, networking and preparing for tenure and/or administration or other leadership positions. Speakers include senior scholars and administrators and women colleagues who have achieved significant leadership positions in their careers. Admission is by application.

Keynote speaker: Marie Hardin, Dean at Penn State.

Other speakers: Dorothy Bland, North Texas, Julianne Newton, Oregon, Elizabeth Toth, AEJMC President, Maryland, and Judy Van Slyke Turk, Florida International, panelists.

Please send application to Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver at kopenhav@fiu.edu

Application Form

Name: __________________________________________________________________

School affiliation: _________________________________________________________

Mailing address: __________________________________________________________

Email: _________________________________________________________________

Phone:_________________________________________________________________

Highest degree earned: ____________________________________________________

Institution:______________________________________________________________

Current job title: _________________________________________________________

Number of years in current position: __________________________________________

Please tell us why you would like to be part of this program, in 500 words or fewer:

 

Submit Nominations for the 2015 Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Outstanding Woman Junior Scholar Award

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Nominations are now being taken for the second annual Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Award honoring a woman junior scholar who demonstrates outstanding research and potential for future scholarship.

Sponsored by The Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University and the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women, this recognition is designed to honor junior faculty researchers and encourage them as they pursue their research agendas in the academy.

The 2014 winner was Brooke Erin Duffy, an assistant professor at Temple University’s School of Media and Communication.

To nominate a scholar, please send a letter outlining her qualifications, a one-page summary of her research agenda, and a curriculum vita. Self-nominations are accepted.

The winner will be honored with a check for $250 and a plaque at a reception on Aug. 4, 2015, at the AEJMC conference in San Francisco. Kopenhaver, dean emeritus and professor at Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will present the award.

Please send any questions and award nominations by June 1, 2015, to Tracy Everbach, Tracy.Everbach@unt.edu.