Volume 35, Number 8: October 2007
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 Gearing Up for Montreal!

Montreal is once again the host for the ICA conference. Conference chair Patrice Buzzanell has selected the theme "Communicating for Social Impact" and the submission of papers and panels is underway. The conference is May 22-26, 2008 and will be held at the Le Centre Sheraton Hotel in downtown Montreal....
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 President's Message: International Collaboration - How Can ICA Help?

A good many ICA members have, especially in recent years, expressed a desire for more international research collaboration. Many of us, through our universities, are also increasingly involved in cross-national teaching collaborations. And in our various roles in editing books and journals, organising conferences and applying for funding, the prospects...
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 Evaluation of 2007 ICA Conference in San Francisco

Each year, ICA conducts an assessment of the most recent conference, not only to find out what attendees thought about the organizing, facilities, presentational formats, and other details, but also to gather suggestions for ways in which we, as officers and Division/Special Interest Group (SIG) planners, can make the conference...
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 Membership Renewal Due October 1st for All ICA Members

Greetings ICA members! Membership renewal is upon us. If you have not renewed your membership for the incoming dues year, it is now due. As you may know all ICA memberships are active from October 1 - September 30 of each year, including anyone joining during the year. Please take a...
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 Montreal Preconference Salutes James R. Taylor

"What is an Organization? Materiality, Agency, and Discourse," a preconference sponsored by the Organizational Communication, Public Relations, and Language & Social Interaction divisions, will take place in Montreal, May 21-22, 2008. The preconference will pay tribute to James R. Taylor, Emeritus professor and founder of the Department of Communication at...
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 Student Column: Writing Conference Proposals

This month's column features two components: first, a guide to writing successful conference proposals by student affairs commitee member Benjamin De Cleen, and second, Rebecca Hains and Mikaela Marlow's report on the 2007 student affairs committee meeting. Writing successful conference proposals by Benjamin De Cleen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Proposals for...
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 News of Interest to the Profession

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 Division & Interest Group News

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 Call For Papers

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 Available Positions & Other Advertising

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What's Inside
International Communication 2007-2008 Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Sonia Livingstone, President, London School of Economics
Ronald E. Rice, Immediate Past President, U of California - Santa Barbara
Patrice Buzzanell, President-Elect, Purdue U
Jon Nussbaum, Past President, Pennsylvania State U
Wolf Donsbach (ex-oficio), Finance Chair, Technical U Dresden
Michael L. Haley (ex-oficio), Executive Director

Sherry Ferguson, U of Ottowa
Yu-li-Liu, National Chengchi U
Elena E. Pernia, U of the Philippines, Dilman
Gianpetro Mazzoleni, U of Milan
Juliet Roper, U of Waikato

Student Members
Rebecca Hains, Temple U
Mikaela Marlow, U of California - Santa Barbara

Division Chairs & ICA Vice Presidents
Paul Bolls, Information Systems, U of Missouri - Columbia
Pamela Kalbfleish, Interpersonal Communication, U of North Dakota
Robin Nabi, Mass Communication, U of California – Santa Barbara
Cynthia Stohl, Organizational Communication, U of California - Santa Barbara
Jim Neuliep, Intercultural Communication, St. Norbert College
Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Global Communication and Social Change, Bowling Green State U
Patricia Moy, Political Communication, U of Washington
Amy Nathanson, Instructional & Developmental Communication, Ohio State U
Douglas Storey, Health Communication, Johns Hopkins U
Ingrid Volkmer, Philosophy of Communication, U of Melbourne
Jan A.G.M. Van Dijk, Communication & Technology, U of Twente
Lynn Schofield Clark, Popular Communication, U of Denver
Betteke van Ruler, Public Relations, U of Amsterdam
Vicki Mayer, Feminist Scholarship, Tulane U
Sharon Strover, Communication Law & Policy, U of Texas - Austin
Mark Aakhus, Language & Social Interaction - Rutgers U
Marion G. Mueller, Visual Communication, Jacobs U - Bremen
John Newhagen, Journalism Studies, U of Maryland

Special Interest Group Chairs
David J. Phillips, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, U of Texas - Austin
Bernadette Watson, Intergroup Communication, U of Queensland
Kumarini Silva, Ethnicity and Race in Communication, Northeastern U
John Sherry, Game Studies, Michigan State U
David Park, History of Communication, Lake Forest College

Editorial & Advertising
Michael J. West, ICA, Publications Manager

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To Reach ICA Editors

Journal of Communication
Michael Pfau, Editor
Department of Communication
U of Oklahoma
101 Burton Hall
Norman, OK 73019 USA

Human Communication Research
Jake Harwood, Editor
Department of Communication
U of Arizona
211 Communication Building
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Communication Theory
Francois Cooren, Editor
Department of Communication
U de Montreal
CP 6128 Succursale Centre-Ville
Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7 CANADA

Communication Culture & Critique
Karen Ross, Editor
Coventry U
School of Art and Design
Priory Street

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Susan Herring, Editor
School of Library and Information Science
U of Indiana
Bloomington, IN 47405 USA

Communication Yearbook
Christina S. Beck, Editor
Ohio U
School of Communication Studies
210 Lasher Hall
Athens, OH 45701 USA

Have You Published A Book Recently?

Have you recently published a book in communication? If so, your publisher should be exhibiting with ICA during the Montreal conference in 2008 and advertising in upcoming Newsletter and conference materials. Maybe your publisher would like to schedule a book signing or reception during the conference. Contact Michael Haley at mhaley@icahdq.org to discuss the possibilities!

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