Volume 41, Number 10: December 2013

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 Moving Towards Seattle in 2014

With more than 4,000 submissions received for our 2014 conference in Seattle, this one promises to be one of the biggest in ICA history, second only to London in 2013 (which we now unofficially call the "mother of all ICA conferences"). The number of preconferences in Seattle will be even...
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 President's Message: Regional Conferences, Global Outreach

Over the years, ICA has developed a strategy to reach out to scholars in regions that are underrepresented in ICA's membership. These efforts are not just about increasing the global reach of the association. It is more importantly about improving the circulation of ideas, knowledge, and scholarship across national, cultural...
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 How Was London? Results From the London Conference Survey

Shortly after each of our annual conferences, as I'm sure you know, we invite all of our members to give us feedback on how satisfied they were with the event and what they'd like to see at future conferences. In the case of last year's conference in London-the biggest...
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 Serving as a Peer Reviewer - Some 'Do's of Being a Constructive Critic

The subtitle of this article might well be "what they didn't teach you at grad school"! While serving as a peer reviewer for journal article submissions and grant applications is a key professional duty performed by all academics, it is surprising how little attention is paid to it in grad...
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 Seattle Center, a Garden Spot for City Visitors

If you recognize any landmark in Seattle, the city that hosts the International Communication Association's 64th annual conference in May 2014, it's the Space Needle. That, of course, is the name of the distinctive and still-futuristic-looking observation tower in the city's Uptown area. It's the international symbol of Seattle, immediately...
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 Exhibitor Engagement and New Mobile App Advertising

Since ICA has such a diverse membership, we are always searching for a wide variety of exhibitors every year. One of our goals each year is to increase traffic in the exhibit hall. In addition to having registration and coffee breaks in the exhibit hall, we have decided to open...
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 Student Column: Organizing Graduate Students - Beyond Individual Career Planning

We are all familiar with blog posts and personal reports about worsening experiences of stress among graduate students and young scholars. Trying to be high-achieving, well-connected researchers, dedicated teachers and well-organized administrators, doctoral students and post-docs are struggling to develop a healthy work-life balance. Insecure employment situations and the competitive...
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 Member News and Updates

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 Calls for Papers

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 Available Positions and Other Advertising

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To Reach ICA Editors

Journal of Communication
Malcolm Parks, Editor
U of Washington
Department of Communication
Box 353740
Seattle, WA 98195-3740 USA

Human Communication Research
John Courtright, Editor
U of Delaware
Department of Communication
237 Pearson Hall
Newark, DE 19716 USA

Communication Theory
Thomas Hanitzsch, Editor
U of Munich
Institute of Communication Studies and Media Research
Schellingstr. 3, 80799

Communication, Culture, & Critique
John Downing, Editor
Southern Illinois U - Carbondale
Global Media Research Center
College of Mass Communication
Carbondale, IL 62901 USA

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Maria Bakardjieva, Editor
U of Calgary
Faculty of Communication and Culture
2500 University Drive
Calgary, AB T2N1N4 CANADA

Communication Yearbook
Elisia Cohen, Editor
U of Kentucky
Department of Communication
231 Grehan Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0042 USA

ICA Leadership

Executive Committee
Francois Heinderyckx, President, U Libre de Bruxelles
Peter Vorderer, President-Elect, U of Mannheim
Cynthia Stohl, Immediate Past President, U of California-Santa Barbara
Larry Gross, Past President, U of Southern California
Francois Cooren, (ex-officio), Finance Chair, U de Montreal
Michael L. Haley (ex-officio), Executive Director

Terry Flew, Queensland U of Technology
Sonia Virginia Moreira, Rio de Janeiro State U
Jiro Takai, Nagoya U
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Cardiff U
Jonathan Cohen, U of Haifa

Student Members
Rahul Mitra, Purdue U
Anne Kaun, Sodertorn U

Division Chairs
Erica L. Scharrer, Children, Adolescents, and the Media, U of Massachusetts – Amherst
Philip Lodge, Communication History, Edinburgh Napier U
Laura Stein, Communication Law & Policy, U of Texas - Austin
Kwan Min Lee, Communication & Technology, U of Southern California
Miyase Christensen, Ethnicity and Race in Communication, Stockholm U
Paula Gardner, Feminist Scholarship, OCAD U
Rashmi Luthra, Global Communication and Social Change, U of Michigan – Dearborn
Mohan Jyoti Dutta, Health Communication, National U of Singapore
Prabu David, Information Systems, Washington State U
Brandi N. Frisby, Instructional & Developmental Communication, U of Kentucky
Hee Sun Park, Intercultural Communication, Korea U
Timothy Levine, Interpersonal Communication, Michigan State U
Stephanie Craft, Journalism Studies, U of Missouri
Theresa Castor, Language & Social Interaction, U of Wisconsin - Parkside
Rene Weber, Mass Communication, U of California – Santa Barbara
Ted Zorn, Organizational Communication, Massy U
Amit Pinchevski, Philosophy, Theory, and Critique, Hebrew U
Claes H. De Vreese, Political Communication, U of Amsterdam
Jonathan Alan Gray, Popular Communication, U of Wisconsin – Madison
Jennifer Bartlett, Public Relations, Queensland U of Technology
Jana Holsanova, Visual Communication Studies, Lund U

Interest Group Chairs
Richard J. Doherty, Environmental Communication, U of Illinois
James Ivory, Game Studies, Virginia Tech
Vincent Doyle, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, IE U
Adrienne Shaw, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, Temple U
Liz Jones, Intergroup Communication, Chapman U

Editorial & Advertising
Michael J. West, ICA, Publications Manager
Jennifer Le, ICA, Executive Assistant

ICA Newsletter is published 10 times annually (combining January-February and June-July issues) by the International Communication Association.

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