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ECA Convention - Call for Papers - Intercultural Communication Interest Group




April 24- 28th, 2013
Omni William Penn Hotel

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Intercultural Communication Interest Group is seeking paper and program submissions for ECA's Annual Convention to be held at the Omni William Penn Hotel located in downtown Pittsburgh, April 24-28, 2013. The convention theme is "Confluence." This theme is exemplified by the long tradition of communication research bringing together ideas from various perspectives of communicator, message, channel, and context to better understand how humans create meanings and relationships. The theme clearly reflects the best in our interdisciplinary scholarship. Given this year’s conference theme, the intercultural communication interest group strongly encourages works that explore one or more of following areas of intercultural communication for submission: 

Critical Intercultural Communication

Queer Intercultural Communication

Transnationalism, Diaspora, and

In addition to: 

African Communication and Culture
Asian Pacific Communication Studies
Disabilities Issues
Gender (Feminist, WomenStudies Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender-Queer (GLBTQ) Communication Studies
Latino/Latina Communication Studies 

All submissions must be made electronically and received by October 14, 2012

Individual Paper Submissions: 

Individual papers are completed papers that report original research, provide an extensive literature review or state of the art, or showcase some other form of scholarship. Papers that are to be considered will be no more than 25 pages (excluding title page, abstract, references, and appendices) and comply with the guidelines set forth in APA 6th edition. Submit two files (see below) concerning your submission, saved in Microsoft Word (.doc files) to Dr. Shinsuke Eguchi at Include in the email subject line the abbreviation  

Program Submissions: 

We welcome submissions for a variety of programs including paperspanels, round tables, and symposia. Feel free to contact the program planner with any ideas before you submit; we are happy to help with arrangements or contact potential participants. Panels should strive to include as many different institutions as possible. 

Submit one copy of your proposal saved in Microsoft Word (.doc) to Dr. Shinsuke Eguchi at Include in the email subject line the abbreviation

Important Notes: 

Shinsuke Eguchi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Intercultural Communication (Starting from August, 2012)
Department of Communication & Journalism
University of New Mexico
MSC03 2240
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001