Volume 41, Number 1: January-February 2013

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 Nomination Deadlines for Officer Elections Set for 28 February

Members wishing to submit nominations for office to stand in ICA's fall 2013 elections must do so by 28 February 2013, the deadline for receipt of all nominations. Members may nominate candidates for president-elect select, a student board member, and two board members-at-large. The members-at-large elected this year will represent...
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 Travel Grant Applications for Accepted Paper Submitters Due 1 March

Participants from developing/ transitional countries and students from U.S. ethnic minority groups who have been accepted to present papers can apply for travel grants to the ICA Conference in London between 15 January and 1 March 2013. The travel-grant application is available online at http://www.icahdq.org/conf/travelgrants/. Developing/transitional countries are identified annually...
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 President's Message: 2013, A Year of Opportunity

In our continuing efforts to internationalize ICA and develop and support opportunities for connecting communication scholars across the globe, ICA has increased our commitment to participate and help sponsor regional conferences. Thus, not only are we planning one the largest and most expansive annual ICA conferences in London in June...
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 In Memoriam: James McCroskey

James C. "Jim" McCroskey, Scholar in Residence in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, died on 27 December 2012 of complications related to pneumonia. He was 77 years old. McCroskey, a major figure in the study of communication, was a fellow and life member...
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 Communication Yearbook 38: Deadline Extended to 15 February 2013

CY 38 is a forum for the exchange of interdisciplinary and internationally diverse scholarship relating to communication in its many forms. Specifically, we are seeking state-of-the-discipline literature reviews, meta-analyses, and essays that advance knowledge and understanding of communication systems, processes, and impacts. Submitted manuscripts should provide a rigorous assessment of...
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 Conference Update: Plenary Details and More

After the largest reviewing campaign in the history of ICA, all submitters have now been notified whether or not their proposal will fit into the final program. Given the record number of submissions and in spite of all efforts to increase as much a possible the number of sessions, the...
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 This is How We Do It

Coming from so many years where I would just show up to the conference, find my booth, set up, eat all the bagels and drink all the coffee, get a discounted room rate and a couple of free drinks, I never once thought how much work goes into this incredible...
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 Conference City Sites: West End

The City of Westminster - the western borough of London, England in which the International Communication Association will hold its 63rd annual conference this June - is, as discussed in the December Newsletter, the true seat of government for the United Kingdom. But there's another side to Westminster that cannot be overlooked...
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 Navigating London with an Oyster Card

In addition to registering for ICA's Annual Conference, preconferences, and excursions, registrants this year will be able to advance-purchase Oyster Cards through ICA. Oyster cards are smartcards that can be used in lieu of paper tickets on the bus, Tube, tram, DLR, and London Overground in London. The Oyster card...
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 Spotlight on Preconferences

In each Newsletter leading up to the conference, we will highlight eight different preconferences and postconferences that have been planned for London. This month, learn more about China and the New Internet World, Governance Through Communication: Stakeholder Engagement, Dialogue, and Corporate Social Responsibility, Global Communications and National Policies: The Return...
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 London Excursions: The Science Museum & The Churchill Cabinet War Rooms and Household Calvary Museum

The Science Museum is one of London's most distinguished venues, situated on Exhibition Road in upmarket South Kensington. Whilst the museum is indeed a very popular tourist attraction, we would like to offer members a bespoke opportunity to be guided through the more relevant exhibitions with one of the museum's...
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 Membership News: London Calling

It's that time of year again - individuals have been selected to present at the ICA conference and invitations to register have gone out. With that, the official countdown to conference begins. Reviewers had their hands full last autumn with literally hundreds of submissions to sift through. Once again, ICA received...
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 Student Column: Get Involved! Get Informed! ICA Student Member Survey Just Launched in January 2013

The ICA Student Affairs Committee (SAC) has recently launched the 2013 Student Member Survey! This year's Student Member Survey has been revised and updated from the past surveys to more accurately reflect opinions of student members. With the survey, the SAC aims to receive feedback from student members to create...
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 Member News & Updates

This article includes new posting with the latest ICA member news, as well as updates on outside conferences and publications. All ICA members are encouraged to submit their latest professional news for inclusion in the Newsletter by emailing jle@icahdq.org...
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 Division & Interest Group News

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 Calls for Papers

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 Available Positions and Other Advertising

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Communication, Culture, & Critique
Radhika E. Parameswaran, Editor
Indiana U
School of Journalism
Ernie Pyle Hall 200
Bloomington, IN 47405 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

Journal of Communication
Silvio Waisbord, Editor
George Washington U
4901 46th Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20016 USA

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
S. Shyam Sundar, Editor
Pennsylvania State U & Sungkyunkwan U
College of Communication
122, Carnegie Building
University Park, PA 16802-5101 USA

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

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

Colleen Mills, U of Canterbury
Sonia Virginia Moreira, Rio de Janeiro State U
Jiro Takai, Nagoya U
Magdalena Wojcieszak, U of Amsterdam
Jonathan Cohen, U of Haifa

Student Members
Anne Kaun, Sodertorn U
Francois Allard-Huver, Paris Sorbonne U - CELSA

Division Chairs
Erica L. Scharrer, Children, Adolescents, and the Media, U of Massachusetts – Amherst
Richard Popp, Communication History, U of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Seamus Simpson, Communication Law & Policy, U of Salford
Richard Doherty, Environmental Communication, U of Leeds
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
Kevin Wright, Health Communication, George Mason U
Prabu David, Information Systems, Washington State U
Aaron Boyson, Instructional & Developmental Communication, U of Minnesota - Duluth
Hee Sun Park, Intercultural Communication, Korea U
Timothy Levine, Interpersonal Communication, Korea U
Matt Carlson, Journalism Studies, Saint Louis U
Theresa Castor, Language & Social Interaction, U of Wisconsin - Parkside
Rene Weber, Mass Communication, U of California – Santa Barbara
Craig Scott, Organizational Communication, Rutgers U
Amit Pinchevski, Philosophy, Theory, and Critique, Hebrew U
Jesper Stromback, Political Communication, Mid Sweden U
Melissa Click, Popular Communication, U of Missouri - Columbia
Jennifer Bartlett, Public Relations, Queensland U of Technology
Jana Holsanova, Visual Communication Studies, Lund U

Interest Group Chairs
Jimmy Ivory, Game Studies, Virginia Tech
Adrienne Shaw, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, Temple U
Travers Scott, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, Clemson U
Howard Giles, Intergroup Communication, U of California - Santa Barbara
Andrew Billings, Sports Communication Chair, U of Alabama

Editorial & Advertising
Michael J. West, ICA, Publications Manager
Jennifer Le, ICA, Executive Assistant
Giselle Chen, ICA, Member Services Associate

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

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