Volume 41, Number 7: October 2013

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 More on ICA 2014 in Seattle

As far as our next annual conference (to be held 22-26 May 2014, in Seattle, Washington) is concerned, preparations are well underway: By the beginning of September, I had already received more than 20 proposals for preconferences, most of which have now been approved. We look forward to sharing more...
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 President's Message: Back to the Classroom

For most of us, August or September marks the beginning of a new term and our going back to the classroom. Teaching is at the heart of our vocation. What we teach, and to whom, is a key part of our academic identity. Our teaching schedule gives rhythm to our...
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 Digital Transformations, Social Media Engagement and the Asian Century

The ICA Regional Conference, Digital Transformations, Social Media Engagement and the Asian Century, will take place at the Queensland U of Technology (QUT) city campus in Brisbane, Australia, from 1-3 October 2014. A formal call for papers will be issued in November 2013. Paper abstracts and panel proposals will be...
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 The Impact of Impact Factors

At last month's Council of Communication Associations (CCA) meeting we talked about a long-pressing issue: Impact Factor (IF). This is not new for the CCA; it is an ongoing topic and part of the work the CCA does. Led by ICA Fellow Linda Putnam, the chair of the CCA's...
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 Student Column: Internationalizing Postgraduate Studies

Internationalization has long been an important issue for the ICA. Although the name indicates that the association is per se international, this has not been a given fact on different levels (e.g. awards, fellowships) and internationalization remains one of the priorities for the ICA as the current presidential candidates Amy ...
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 Member News and Updates


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 Division & Interest Group News


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 Call 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
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

Members-at-Large
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
Colleen Brady, ICA, Member Services Associate
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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