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Call for Papers for a Special Issue
Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly

Advances in Global Health Communication
We invite contributions to a special issue of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly on “Advances in Global Health Communication.” This issue conceives “global” in a broad sense. Global health communication encompasses issues related to media and health that span countries, as well as those that are common within different countries, with media broadly conceived to include new and old media pertinent to journalism, advertising, public relations, health media campaigns, and other forms of strategic communication. Submission Deadline for Papers: June 1, 2016. See Complete Call.

2016 Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Outstanding Junior Scholar Award
Nominations are being taken for the third annual Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Award honoring a woman junior scholar who demonstrates outstanding research and potential for future scholarship. Sponsored by The Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University and the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women, this recognition is designed to honor junior faculty researchers and encourage them as they pursue their research agendas in the academy. Deadline for nominations is June 1, 2016. See Complete Call.

Best of the Web/Best of Digital
The “Best of the Web/Best of Digital” competition is an annual Web and app design contest for members of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. There are four categories to accommodate submissions ranging from individuals and small groups to department- and institution-wide projects. Judging will be done by Web and app design professionals and academics with a background in Web and app design and technology. The competition is offered as a collaboration between the Communication Technology and Visual Communication divisions of the AEJMC. There is no entry fee. Submission deadline is April 12, 2016. See Additional Information.

Visual Communication Logo Competition
Students of AEJMC Members Can Submit to Logo Competition
Submissions open for the annual AEJMC logo competition, sponsored by AEJMC’s Visual Communication Division. The competition is open to students of AEJMC members for design of AEJMC’s 2017 conference logo; the conference is heading back to the city where the AEJMC Conference began, Chicago (Aug. 9-12, 2017). The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2016. See Complete Call.

Best Practices in Ethics in an Emerging Media Environment
A teaching competition sponsored by the AEJMC Elected Committee on Teaching
For the 11th year, AEJMC’s Elected Committee on Teaching is looking to honor innovative teaching ideas from our colleagues. The 2016 Best Practices competition will focus on Ethics in an Emerging Media Environment; we seek entries that explain how you have used innovative learning techniques and systems to teach ethics in this ever-changing media world with new delivery formats and content. This area is broad, and ideas are welcomed from all disciplines represented among our membership. Teaching areas appropriate for this competition include, but are not limited to, media and society; print, broadcast, reporting and editing; public relations; advertising; media law; media ethics; visual communication; and photojournalism. Deadline: Entries should be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time, March 20. See Complete Call.

2016 Call for Papers and Panels
The Visual Communication Conference
Little Cottonwood Canyon near Salt Lake City • June 22-26, 2016
The organizers of the 30th Annual Visual Communication Conference invite faculty and students to submit research and creative presentations from the varied and emergent field of visual communication. Topics may include, but are not limited to, graphic design, visual aesthetics, visual rhetoric, semiotics, still and motion photography, documentary and feature films, visual literacy, visual ethics, multimedia and new communication technologies, visual culture, and pedagogy in visual communication. While the range of topics and presentation modes is varied, authors and creators of all accepted submissions must present their work in a visual way. Deadline for proposals is March 10, 2016. See Complete Call.

The News Audience Research Paper Award
You are invited to submit an AEJMC Paper on the News Audience so that it can be considered for the 2016 News Audience Research Paper Award. The News Audience Research Paper Award was created to encourage more research and discussion about the audience for news. Accepted 2016 AEJMC conference papers that have researched some aspect of the news audience are automatically eligible to be reviewed by a specially appointed committee for this award. Certificates and cash prizes in the amount of $500, $300, and $100 will be given to the first, second, and third place winners at the AEJMC business meeting in Minneapolis. There is no separate submission process for this award. Papers on the news audience should be submitted to the division, commission or interest group that is the best fit for the paper. After the review process has been completed by each group, accepted papers will then go through a separate review process for the News Audience Research Paper Award. See Complete Call.

Call For Papers
EQUITY AND EQUALITY OF THE SEXES IN COMMUNICATION
Equity and equality of women in communication: Are women getting there?
North Miami, Florida – Florida International University, April 21-22, 2016
It’s a decades-long discussion that even now has reached no consensus or conclusion: Where are women in the ranks of communication professions? What roles do women play in the reinvention of the media and communication industries? How are women portrayed in the various media? What is the potential role of women in leading social changes? The first Annual Conference titled “Equity and equality of women in communication: Are women getting there?” seeks to address those questions. We will discuss the research efforts and results that will focus on ways to advance and empower women in all communication facets including advertising, broadcasting, digital media, journalism and public relations. The four best papers will be also selected to be presented in the AEJMC Annual Conference in Minneapolis, August 4-7, 2016. Deadline for submission: March 1, 2016. See Complete Call. (PDF)

Call for Research Papers for Special Anniversary Issue of JAE
The Journal of Advertising Education is seeking relevant, high quality research papers for publication in the 20th Anniversary special double-edition of the journal, which will be published in August 2016. Volume 20, Nos. 1-2 ideally will feature new research examining macro-issues in advertising education, analyses of the journal and its contribution to the academy, retrospective pieces on advertising pedagogy and professors, as well as essays and reprints of “classic” JAE papers from the last 20 years. Papers must be received by March 1, 2016 for full consideration. See Complete Call.

Call for Nominations for the 2015 Harry W. Stonecipher Award
The Stonecipher Award Selection Committee of the AEJMC Law and Policy Division is seeking nominations for the 2015 Harry W. Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research on Media Law and Policy. The award honors the legacy of Harry W. Stonecipher. Stonecipher, who died in 2004, was an acclaimed and influential First Amendment educator. He nurtured a number of media law scholars during his 15-year career at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, beginning in 1969. Nominations are due before Sunday, February 28, 2016. See Complete Call.

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