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[ecrea] Call for abstracts and panel proposals: AEJMC Midwinter Conference
Mon Oct 08 19:04:07 GMT 2018
*AEJMC MIDWINTER CONFERENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA!*
*AEJMC MIDWINTER CONFERENCE 2019, March 1-2, 2019***
*Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication*
*University of Oklahoma*
*Call for Paper Abstracts*: The Commission on the Status of Women
invites submissions of research paper abstracts of between *600 and 800
words *(word count excludes author information and references) that are
based on issues of gender and communication. The Commission welcomes
papers in which gender is a main analytic focus and invite projects that
use a variety of approaches and research methods, including but not
limited to critical, empirical, ethnographic, historical, legal and
semiotic analyses. *Submissions should be done online and by December 1,
2018 at*: http://bit.ly/midwinter19.
*Call for Panels:*CSW invites teaching, workshop or research panel
proposals. *Teaching panels* should discuss teaching ideas, challenges,
innovations, technologies, skills, etc. that are relevant to feminist
teaching and/or considerations of gender in/out of the classroom.
*Workshops* should involve specialized training in emerging and
innovative skills and professional development. *Research panels* should
focus on original, innovative and trending research on issues of gender
and communication. Proposals should include an overview of the panel and
must list panelists (3-4 presenters with a moderator, and, if desired, a
respondent), indicating the affiliation, qualification and contribution
of each presenter. *Submissions for panels should be sent directly via
email to Sreyoshi Dey (**(srdey /at/ syr.edu))* <about:blank>*Janet Kwami
(**(janet.kwami /at/ furman.edu))* <about:blank>. Please read the attached
general call for the conference.
*General Call for Paper Abstracts and Panel Proposals:*
The AEJMC Midwinter Conference is an annual forum for the presentation
of research and debate in areas relevant to the AEJMC groups (divisions,
interest groups and commissions) sponsoring the event. The conference
provides a platform for presentations and extended discussions in a
We are happy to host the upcoming conference again at the Gaylord
College, University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma between March 1 and
2, 2019. Conference participants will be able to enjoy the College’s
state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as many
winter diversions outside the conference activities, including
world-class museums and art galleries.
*Paper abstract submissions*: Authors are invited to submit research
paper abstracts of between *600 and 800 words *(word count excludes
author information and references) appropriate to one of the Divisions
or Interest Groups represented at the conference. Abstracts should give
a clear sense of relevant literature, research objectives,
methodological approach, stage of research project (conceptual, data
gathering, data interpreting), findings and conclusions.
Submissions should be done online and by the *December 1, 2018 deadline*
When submitting an abstract, please follow these steps:
1.Go to the conference website (http://bit.ly/midwinter19).
2.In the “AEJMC Midwinter 2019 Login” box, click on “Sign up here” as
new user if you have not used this service before. Otherwise, just log
in using your existing login.
3.It will take you to a sign-up wizard, which is self-explanatory and
guided. Finish signing up by confirming your email address.
4.Once the account is set up, sign in using your email address and password.
5.To submit the abstract, click on “Create a new Paper Submission”, and
select the division/interest group you want to submit your abstract to.
6.The next step will require you to provide the title of the paper, an
abstract (9,000 characters maximum). If your abstract’s character count
exceeds 9,000 characters, you can also attach it as a doc or PDF file.
*/However, you cannot leave the abstract box empty, write a brief
abstract or keywords for your paper if you choose to upload it as an
7.Next you can add additional authors, if there are any. You can add as
many authors as you need.
8.Finally, click the submit button to upload the abstract.
9.You will get a confirmation message once the submission is completed.
10.You can log in to the site at any time to check the status of your
submission or if you need to edit something. You can only do this up to
the submission deadline of *December 1, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Central Time*.
You would not be able to make any changes to your submission after the
Note that authors can submit any specific paper abstract to only *one*
participating group – submitting the same paper abstract to several
groups will result in disqualification and withdrawal from the review
process. */Do not submit full papers /*but please ensure that abstracts
are between 600 and 800 words; shorter abstracts (i.e., 75 words) don’t
allow for adequate consideration with longer abstracts. *Authors must
ensure that they remove any identifying information from their document.*
Authors of accepted papers will be notified by mid-January 2019. Papers
presented at the midwinter conference are also eligible for presentation
at the AEJMC national convention in August. Authors are encouraged to
use the midwinter conference as an opportunity to get feedback on their
research, to improve and finalize it for submission to the national
Authors of accepted abstracts must submit complete papers (not exceeding
30 pages) to the discussant of their conference session at least *two
weeks before the midwinter conference*. The midwinter chair for the
relevant group will send authors the names and contact details of the
discussant for their session.
At least one author of each accepted paper must register and attend the
conference to present the paper. */Failure to register by the deadline
will result in authors’ names and papers being removed from the
program./* */NO onsite registration will be available./*
Some groups participating in the midwinter conference have award
opportunities (e.g. for travel). Authors are encouraged to see the
groups’ individual midwinter calls for details.
*Panel submissions*: In addition, the organizers are also inviting panel
proposals. These panel proposals should NOT be done through the online
abstract submission system. Instead, submissions for panels should be
sent to the relevant midwinter chair directly via email (see list of
participating AEJMC groups and the midwinter chair for each group
below). The deadline for panel submissions is the same as for abstract
submissions, December 1, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Central Time.
Panel submissions should include the panel title, a description of the
session’s focus, the issues to be discussed, and a list of panelists
(potential and confirmed), including affiliation. Proposals should not
exceed two double-spaced pages.
The University of Oklahoma is located in Norman, 20 miles south of
Oklahoma City, with easy access to the Will Rogers World Airport.
Details on conference registration, hotel accommodation and airport
transportation will be available at http://www.ou.edu/gaylord.
*For more information*, please contact Elanie Steyn, Conference Site
Host *(**(elanie /at/ ou.edu)* <mailto:(elanie /at/ ou.edu)>*)*.
*AEJMC 2019 Midwinter Chairs *
/_Communication Technology Division _/
*Hyosun Kim (**(Hyosun.Kim /at/ uwsp.edu)* <mailto:(Hyosun.Kim /at/ uwsp.edu)>*)*
/_Commission on the Status of Women _/
*Sreyoshi Dey (**(srdey /at/ syr.edu))* <about:blank>**
*Janet Kwami (**(janet.kwami /at/ furman.edu))* <about:blank>**
/_Cultural and Critical Studies Division_/
*Ruth DeFoster ((defos002 /at/ umn.edu))*
/_Entertainment Studies Interest Group_/
*Gwen Nisbett* ((Gwen.Nisbett /at/ unt.edu) <mailto:(Gwen.Nisbett /at/ unt.edu)>)
_Graduate Student Interest Group_
*Aaron Atkins* ((da057916 /at/ ohio.edu))
/_International Communication Division_/
*Sally Ann Cruikshank* ((sacruikshank /at/ gmail.com))
/_Mass Communication & Society Division_/
*Xi Cui* ((cuix /at/ cofc.edu))**
/_Media Management, Economics & Entrepreneurship Division_/
*Kelly Kaufhold * (firstname.lastname@example.org_)**
/_Minorities and Communication Division_/
*Rebecca Britt *((rkbritt /at/ ua.edu) <mailto:(rkbritt /at/ ua.edu)>)**
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