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[Commlist] CFP: The Joint Journalism and Communication Historian's Conference

Fri Oct 11 19:10:22 GMT 2019

The Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference (JJCHC), co-sponsored by the American Journalism Historians Association and the History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, is now accepting submissions for the 2020 conference.

This one-day interdisciplinary conference welcomes scholars and graduate students with an interest in journalism or communication history. Innovative research and ideas from all areas of journalism and communication history and from all time periods are welcome. This conference offers participants the chance to explore new ideas, garner feedback on their work, and meet colleagues from around the world interested in journalism and communication history in a welcoming environment.

*When: *Saturday, March 14, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
*Where: *Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University, 20 Cooper Square, 6th Floor, New York, NY *Cost: *$55 online by March 1 and $65 online afterward (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

Research, research-in-progress, panels, and workshop proposals are all welcome. Your proposal should detail your presentation topic and offer a compelling rationale as to why your research would interest an interdisciplinary community of scholars.

  * *Papers*are completed research studies, and should be attached to
    the submission, along with a 500 word abstract.**
  * *Research-in-progress*are projects that are currently underway, and
    which would benefit from collegial feedback in a conference setting.
    TheJJCHCeagerly welcomes this kind of work and prides itself as a
    forum for generative thinking and feedback. To submit an RIP,
    include a 500-word abstract of the work in the submission form.
  * *Panels*are pre-constituted presentations around a single topic. To
    submit a panel, include a 500-word rationale overview, along with
    separate abstracts for individual presentations.
  * *Workshops* This year,JJCHCis inviting workshop submissions
    (previously known as '10 in a Den’). These round-table meetings are
    designed to foster intimate conversation among peers working with
    similar theories, ideas, or methods, or in related subject areas.
    These are also useful opportunities to work toward a collaborative
    project, such as journal special issues or proposals for edited
    collections. Scholars are encouraged to propose meetings of any time
    length during the conference day with up to twelve participants. To
    submit a workshop, include a 500 word abstract and rationale and a
    list of possible participants.

All submissions will be managed through EasyChair <>. Presenters must create an account through Easy Chair in order to submit work. More information about submissions available at <>.

Creating an account is quick and easy. Once your account is created, you can submit at the following link:

JJCHCfeatures a popular early bird submission process. Authors of proposals submitted by *November 15, 2019*, will receive notice of acceptance or rejection by *December 7, 2019.* The final deadline for submissions is *January 7, 2020.*

*_Save the Dates:_*

Conference: March 14, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Early Bird Submission Deadline: November 5, 2019
Early Bird Acceptance Notice: December 7, 2019
Submission Deadline: January 7, 2020
Acceptance Notice: February 5, 2020

Questions and queries can be directed to the conference committee: Brian Creech,(brian.creech /at/ <mailto:(brian.creech /at/>; Elizabeth Fondren,(fondrene /at/ <mailto:(fondrene /at/>; and Cayce Myers,(mcmyers /at/ <mailto:(mcmyers /at/>.

Follow the conference on social media:

Twitter:@JJCHCNYC <>

Facebook: **

Hashtags: #JJCHCNYC and #JJCHC2020

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