The work and impact of Ida B. Wells will be the focus of a special pre-conference event in conjunction with the 40th Annual AEJMC Southeast Colloquium.
“Ida B. Wells and Beyond” will feature a keynote as well as peer-reviewed paper presentations and panel sessions. Scholarship should focus on the life, career and legacy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett or the work of like-minded social justice crusaders in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
The Southeast Colloquium will be March 26-28, 2015. To have your original research considered for presentation, submit a two-page extended abstract of your manuscript and/or a five-page panel proposal in as a Word or PDF document (minus identifying information) to Amber Roessner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is November 15, 2014. Selected entrants will be notified no later than January 15, 2015, and will present their scholarship on March 26, prior to the Southeast Colloquium’s opening reception.
Contact Roessner with questions or for more information.
The School of Journalism & Electronic Media at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is hosting the day-long event.