Posts made in September, 2011

New for Arizona: Innovative Methods Workshop

Posted on Sep 23, 2011

Each ICA division and interest group is programming an ‘extended session’ for Phoenix, designed to run two-and-half-hours and to feature a non-traditional format. The CHIG extended session, ‘Innovative Methods in Communication History: A Workshop,’ is designed to showcase and circulate innovative methods being used by historians of communication. The workshop will feature three rounds of short presentations (5 to 7 minutes), followed in each round by a 20-minute breakout session. Presenters will provide a brief overview of their methods, including concrete examples. In the breakout sessions, presenters will spread out to assigned stations, where attendees will...

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ICA and CHIG Elections Underway

Posted on Sep 23, 2011

Elections for ICA officers and for CHIG vice-chair are now underway. Voting is online, at http://www.icahdq.org/elections/Annual2011/ Be sure to vote soon, since polls close on Friday, October 14 at 12:00 noon, EST. The statements of the CHIG vice-chair candidates are on the election website, and are copied below: John Laprise (Northwestern U, USA) I’m John Laprise and I would like to be vice chair of the Communication History Interest Group. I strongly believe in the importance of our group in the broader scheme of the ICA and look forward to becoming a full-fledged Division. I view myself as a historian of technology focusing on the interrelationship between...

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ICA Submission Site Now Open

Posted on Sep 23, 2011

ICA has officially opened its submission site for the 2012 Arizona conference! See CHIG’s official call for papers here. You have until 11pm on November 1 to submit your panel, paper, or—a new format for Arizona—an extended session. (See the call for papers for more details.)

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