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[ecrea] call for nominations - 2012 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award - deadline 15/4

Fri Apr 06 21:23:44 GMT 2012

Call for Nominations

2012 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award

Urban Communication Foundation

Deadline: April 15, 2012

This year's Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award recognizes an outstanding book that exhibits excellence in addressing issues of urban communication. It is named in honor of the late social activist and author of /The Death and Life of Great American Cities/. All entries must be in English and published between 2008 and the submission date of April 15, 2012. The book award brings with it a $500 prize.

The award will be presented at the Annual Convention of the National Communication Association in Orlando, Florida in November 2012. Author and/or publisher presence at the award ceremony is strongly encouraged. (Note: Although the award ceremony is in the USA, we welcome nominations from books published outside the USA as well).

To nominate a book, please send a short letter of nomination or self-nomination (in the form of an email attachment) to Timothy Gibson, chair of the Jane Jacobs Book Award review committee, at the email address below by *April 15, 2012*. The letter of nomination should describe the book and explain how it addresses issues central to the field of urban communication. Finalists (or their publishers) will be asked to send three copies of the book to the award committee. For more information on the field of urban communication, and to determine if your nomination fits the Award call, please visit the Urban Communication Foundation website at

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*Timothy Gibson*

*Department of Communication*

*Mail Stop 3D6*

*George** Mason University***

*Fairfax**, VA 22030 (USA)*

*email: (tgibson1 /at/*

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