Volume 41, Number 4 : May 2013

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 Conference Update: Of Space and Orientation

With just a few weeks to go before the 2013 edition of the our annual conference, it is time to discuss how to find your way to the conference hotel, and within the facility. The Hilton Metropole is remarkably convenient to reach. Should you arrive in London via Heathrow airport...
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 ICA Members Shine at First Public Lecture

On 29 March, ICA members and industry professionals gathered at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to participate in the inaugural ICA public lecture in conjunction with USC Annenberg. Moderated by Stacy Smith (USC), the event, The Hollywood Shuffle: Exploring Race and Ethnicity Behind and in Front of...
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 President's Message: The Days Ahead

April 2, a Tuesday, was a wonderful and hopeful day. On that day countries from around the world came together and voted 154 to 3 to adopt the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty, a treaty regulating the international trade in conventional weapons. As a NY Times Op Ed piece (12...
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 ICA Extends the Deadline for its First Cosponsored Regional Conference in the People's Republic of China

For those of you who are focused on finishing up your semesters right now, you are in luck! The deadline for ICA's first Cosponsored Regional Conference in the People's Republic of China [PRC] has been extended to 1 June 2013! This regional conference will be hosted in Shanghai from 8-10...
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 In Memoriam: Osmo Wiio

Osmo A. Wiio, politician and communication scholar from the University of Helsinki, died on 20 February 2013, shortly after turning 85. He fell ill to the flu and died of complications. Wiio made significant contributions to the study of communication and was a member of the International Communication Association for...
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 Highlighting Preconferences in London

In each Newsletter leading up to the conference, we will highlight different preconferences and postconferences that have been planned for London. This month, learn more about these preconferences: "Transmedia Storytelling: Theories, Methods, and Research Strategies," "Successful Publication in Top-Ranked Communication Journals: A Guide for Non-native English Speakers, Strategies for Media...
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 Conference City Sites: Soho

Not far from the Hilton London Metropole-site of the 2013 ICA Conference in London-are the major entertainment and tourist districts of the metropolis. Collectively, these are known as London's West End, as discussed in the March issue of the ICA Newsletter. There is, however, a distinct area of ...
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 Student Column: PostDoc Jobs: How to Find Them, How to BAG Them!

The season for communication tenure-track and lecturer jobs is slowly winding down, but there;s one year-round employment opportunity that few graduate students apply for, and yet which is definitely on the upswing these days. I'm talking about postdoctoral positions. Since I'm not a postdoc myself, I decided to tap my...
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 Member News & Updates


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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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To Reach ICA Editors

Journal of Communication
Malcolm Parks, Editor
U of Washington
Department of Communication
Box 353740
Seattle, WA 98195-3740 USA
macp@u.washington.edu


Human Communication Research
John Courtright, Editor
U of Delaware
Department of Communication
237 Pearson Hall
Newark, DE 19716 USA
johnc@udel.edu


Communication Theory
Thomas Hanitzsch, Editor
U of Munich
Institute of Communication Studies and Media Research
Schellingstr. 3, 80799
Munich
GERMANY
hanitzsch@ifkw.lmu.de


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


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


Communication Yearbook
Elisia Cohen, Editor
U of Kentucky
Department of Communication
231 Grehan Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0042 USA
commyear@uky.edu



ICA Leadership

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

Members-at-Large
Terry Flew, Queensland U of Technology
R.G. Lentz, McGill U
Jiro Takai, Nagoya U
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Cardiff U
Jonathan Cohen, U of Haifa

Student Members
Sojung Claire Kim, U of Pennsylvania
Rahul Mitra, Purdue U

Division Chairs & ICA Vice Presidents
Amy B. Jordan, Children, Adolescents, and the Media, U of Pennsylvania
Kwan Min Lee, Communication & Technology, U of Southern California
Laura Stein, Communication Law & Policy, U of Texas - Austin
Roopali Mukherjee, Ethnicity and Race in Communication, CUNY - Queens College
Radhika Gajjala, Feminist Scholarship, Bowling Green State U
Antonio La Pastina, Global Communication and Social Change, Texas A&M U
Mohan Jyoti Dutta, Health Communication, Purdue
Elly A. Konijn, Information Systems, VU Amsterdam
Brandi N. Frisby, Instructional & Developmental Communication, U of Kentucky
Steve T. Mortenson, Intercultural Communication, U of Delaware
John P. Caughlin, Interpersonal Communication, U of Illinois
Stephanie Craft, Journalism Studies, U of Missouri
Evelyn Y. Ho, Language & Social Interaction, U of San Francisco
David Tewksbury, Mass Communication, U of Illinois
Ted Zorn, Organizational Communication, Massy U
Laurie Ouellette, Philosophy of Communication, U of Minnesota
Claes H. De Vreese, Political Communication, U of Amsterdam
Jonathan Alan Gray, Popular Communication, U of Wisconsin – Madison
Juan-Carlos Molleda, Public Relations, U of Florida
Michael Griffin, Visual Communication Studies, Macalester College

Interest Group Chairs
Philip Lodge, Communication History, Edinburgh Napier U
Richard J. Doherty, Environmental Communication, U of Illinois
Dmitri Williams, Game Studies, U of Southern California
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
Colleen Brady, ICA, Conference & Membership Coordinator
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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