Call For Papers: NCA PreConference on Media and Class in the 21st Century

Friday, September 9, 2016 (All day)

9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, Philadelphia, PA

Submission deadline: September 9, 2016

Help build a new conversation on contemporary relationships between media and class, creating new definitions of 'class' in the process.

This interactive NCA preconference seminar on Media & Class in the 21st Century will bring together 25 scholars from many communication subfields working at the intersection of media and class, with specific focus on how understandings of class are changing in contemporary media contexts. This daylong seminar will consist of two plenary sessions, brief presentations of position papers by participants, small group interactions and an interactive lunch that encourages scholars to meet others who share their interests.

All participants in the preconference will be work-shopping and presenting their ideas to each other. Prospective participants should submit brief position papers* drawing upon empirical or critical approaches in an exploration of contemporary and/or historical issues at the intersection of media and class.

* NOTE: 1 to 2-page drafts are acceptable at the time of submission; 2 to 5 page papers must be submitted within two weeks of acceptance, and will be circulated to other participants in advance.

Position papers should be submitted as email attachments in MS Word to Erika Polson and Lynn Schofield Clark at: Media.and.Class@gmail.com . The deadline for submissions is September 9, 2016. Acceptance decisions will be made by October 1, 2010.  Additional information about the seminar can be found at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AGf-LayMAH5EIJPTJdozZD9omUWanCeiJoF-....

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