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ECA 2014 Convention - Community College Second Call for Submissions

ECA 2014 Convention
Community College Interest Group Second Call for Submissions

105th Annual Eastern Communication Association Convention

“Communities of Dissent”

April 23-27, 2014
The Omni Hotel
Providence, RI

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2013

The Community College Interest Group invites submissions for the 105th annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association to be held at the Omni Hotel in Providence, RI, April 23-27, 2014. The convention theme is “Communities of Dissent: A “Lively Experiment” in Dialogue, Diversity, and Discourse.” A city built as a haven for religious dissenters, Providence is an ideal place to explore this theme. According to ECA First Vice President, Thomas R. Flynn, our conference hopes to examine “the expression and suppression of dissent across communication contexts—relational, organizational, mediated, social, and political—and the attendant implications for such concerns as relational quality, community identifiers, civic engagement, public dialogue, accountability, and justice.”

Keeping the convention theme of “Communities of Dissent” in mind, please submit your work using the following guidelines:

For program/panel submissions

For roundtable discussion submissions

Statement of professional responsibility

In submitting the attached paper or proposal, I/We recognize that this submission is considered a professional responsibility. I/We agree to present this panel or paper if it is accepted and programmed. I/We further recognize that all who attend and present at ECA’s annual meeting must register and pay required fees.

Submission deadline is October 15, 2013.  Please send completed submissions as a file attachment (.docx, .doc, or .rtf formats are acceptable) to Laura Davis,  Please use “ECA 2014 Submission” as the subject line.

As always, we will be sponsoring the G.I.F.T.S. (Great Ideas for Teaching STUDENTS) program. If you have a classroom tested, great idea and would like to be a part of the G.I.F.T.S. panel, please contact Rebecca Townsend, PhD., or (860)-512-2685.

For any additional information regarding the Community College Interest Group call for submissions, please contact:

Laura K. Davis, M.S.
Assistant Professor, Communications
Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg Campus
1 HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 780-1173