Category Archives: Convention

Reviewers needed for 2016 conference papers

The deadline for submitting papers for AEJMC’s 2016 annual convention is approaching, and that means the History Division needs reviewers for the paper submissions.

If you are willing to review papers for the History Division research competition, please contact Division Vice Head and Research Chair Michael S. Sweeney (Ohio University) at sweenem3@ohio.edu and indicate your areas of expertise and/or interest. We will need approximately 75 reviewers for the competition. Graduate students are not eligible to serve as reviewers and,n in general, reviewers should not have submitted their own research into the competition.

History Division seeks papers for the 2016 convention

AEJMC’s History Division invites submissions of original research papers and historiographical essays on all aspects of media history for the 2016 annual convention in Minneapolis. All research methodologies are welcome.

Papers will be evaluated on the originality and importance of topic; literature review; clarity of research purpose; focus; use of evidence to support the paper’s purpose and conclusions; and the degree to which the paper contributes to the field of journalism and mass communication history. The top three faculty papers receive awards from the division.

Papers should be no more than 25 double-spaced pages, not including notes, references or appendices. Papers should have a one-inch margin and use 12 point Times New Roman font. Authors should also submit a 75-word abstract. Multiple submissions to the History Division are not allowed, and only one paper per author will be accepted for presentation in the History Division’s research sessions. Authors of accepted papers are required to forward papers to discussants and moderators prior to the conference.

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History Division seeking panel proposals for 2016 annual convention

It’s time to submit panel proposals for the 2016 AEJMC national conference in Minneapolis.

The History Division is looking for panels that help the division offer a diverse, engaging and creative program that represents the depth and breadth of our members’ research, teaching, and professional interests.

Along with a description of the panel, proposals should include at the top of the page the group proposing the panel (History Division) and the contact person for the panel. As part of the proposal indicate whether the panel is aimed at Teaching, Research or Professional Freedom and Responsibility. Also suggest divisions or interest groups that might co-sponsor the panel.

A panel typically has four speakers, preferably with an ethnic, gender and institutional balance. Please try to get commitment from panel members before submitting the proposal when possible.

Deadline for panel proposals is September 30, 2015.

Further details are in the complete History Division Call for Panel Proposals.

History Division session schedule for AEJMC 2015 convention

The History Division has several sessions scheduled for the 2015 annual convention in San Francisco. The sessions run the gamut from research paper presentations, scholar-to-scholar presentations and teaching/PF&R panels.

The History Division annual meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 8. All History Division members are encouraged to attend.

Download a PDF of the schedule of History Division convention sessions.

Reviewers needed for 2015 convention paper submissions

The History Division needs reviewers for papers submitted for the 2015 AEJMC convention in San Francisco.

If you are willing to review papers, contact Kimberly Voss at voss.kimberly@gmail.com. Indicate your area of expertise and/or interest. The division needs about 85 reviewers for the competition.

Graduate students are not eligible to serve as reviewers, and, in genera, reviewers should not have submitted their own research into the competition.

Call for papers for the 2015 annual convention

AEJMC’s History Division invites submissions of original research papers and historiographical essays on all aspects of media history for the 2015 annual convention in San Francisco. All research methodologies are welcome.

Papers will be evaluated on the originality and importance of topic; literature review; clarity of research purpose; focus; use of evidence to support the paper’s purpose and conclusions; and the degree to which the paper contributes to the field of journalism and mass communication history. The top three faculty papers receive awards from the division. Continue reading

Call for panel proposals for 2015 convention

The History Division is seeking panel proposals for the 2015 AEJMC national convention in San Francisco. The division aims to offer a diverse, engaging and creative program that represents the depth and breadth of its members’ research, teaching and professional interests. Members are especially encouraged to submit proposals that take advantage of the conference’s location in San Francisco and of the conference’s central theme of “Global Bridges.”

Proposals should include the name and type of the panel (Research, Teaching, or Professional Freedom and Responsibility) along with a 250-word summary of the topic. The summary should incorporate the goal, content and significance of the topic and its interest to AEJMC members. Proposals should also include speaker names and brief backgrounds.

As you develop proposals, consider potential divisions or interest groups as co-sponsors. Your proposal should list the group proposing the panel (History Division) as well as any suggested co-sponsors. Also include the contact person for the proposal along with that person’s email address. Further details can be found in the Call for Panel Proposals PDF.

Deadline for proposals is September 30, 2014.

Send all proposals and inquiries to History Division Chair Yong Volz at volzy@missouri.edu.

Pre-conference workshop to focus on promoting scholarship

The History and Public Relations Divisions of AEJMC are hosting a preconference workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 1-5 p.m. The theme is “Promoting Our Scholarship and Ourselves: Increasing Public Visibility of Communication Research.”

The afternoon will include two sessions. The first panel, running from 1-2:30 p.m., will focus on ways to increase the public visibility of our scholarship by promoting our work through a variety of channels. This discussion will be followed by a grant-writing workshop from 2:45-5 p.m. Feel free to come for one or both panels.

If you have questions or for more details, please contact Lisa Burns (Lisa.Burns@quinnipiac.edu). Rendez-vous à Montréal!

A full program awaits History Division members at convention

The History Division schedule is set for the upcoming AEJMC annual convention in Montreal, and it’s a full schedule.

History Division sessions begin on Tuesday, August 5, with a pre-conference research panel devoted to increasing the visibility of our research.

The schedule includes research, teaching and PF&R panels each day through Saturday. The History Division poster session will be Thursday morning at 8:15, and the annual business meeting is that evening at 6:46. There is also an off-site activity Thursday: a tour of Cinémathèque Québécoise at noon.

A link to the entire History Division schedule of sessions in PDF format is below:

AEJMC History Division 2014 Program

 

Reviewers needed for convention paper submissions

The History Division needs reviewers for papers submitted for the 2014 AEJMC convention in Montreal.

If you are willing to review papers, contact Yong Volz at volzy@missouri.edu. Indicate your area of expertise and/or interest. The division needs about 75 reviewers for the competition.

Graduate students are not eligible to serve as reviewers, and, in genera, reviewers should not have submitted their own research into the competition.