NCA just added a section about “Sports and Communication” on their website. Dr. Michael Butterworth’s work is among those who are featured. http://www.natcom.org/index.asp?bid=13819
The paper submitted to the Association for Chinese Communication Studies (ACCS) for the NCA 2009 Convention by Ellen Gorsevski, Canchu Lin and Ray Schuck has been ranked as a top paper.
Title of Paper:
Invasion of the Body Snatchers: How The Rhetoric of Globalization Elides Human Rights in ‘The Bodies’ Museum Exhibits
The following is the time and place scheduled for this top paper panel:
Sat, Nov 14 – 2:00pm – 3:15pm
Place: Palmer House Hilton, Salon 3, Chicago, IL
At its Business Meeting on May 21, the ICA’s Division of Global Communication and Social Change presented Dr. Boyd-Barrett with a plaque in honor of his leadership during the transition to full Divisional Status within ICA. The inscription read: The International Communication Association Division of Global Communication and Social Change Honors Oliver Boyd-Barrett for His Years of Service, Dedication and Leadership during a Time of Organizational Transition.
Chicago, Il, May 22, 2009
Examining Identity in Sports Media (http://www.amazon.com/Examining-Identity-Sports-Heather-Hundley/dp/1412954606/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1241712190&sr=8-2), edited by Heather Hundley and Andrew Billings, has been released by Sage. It includes Mike Butterworth’s essay, “Do You Believe in Nationalism? American Patriotism in Miracle.”
Dr. Ellen Gorsevski been accepted as part of a team of BGSU faculty to participate in the prestigious summer training program of the Kroc Institute for Peace, which will be held this June 14 -19 at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. This is a competitive program and not all applicants were accepted, so it’s a positive step for BGSU’s Peace and Conflict Studies Minor, and it will be helpful training for all of us involved.
Thursday, March 19th at 6:30pm
West Hall Room 121
Sponsored by the Department of Journalism Florence & Jesse Courier Foundation
Congratulations to Deepa Oommen, whose paper originally for Dr. Canchu Lin’s COMS 655 Organizational Communication class spring 2008 has been accepted and ranked as a Top Three Student Paper in ICA’s Organizational Communication Division for the 2009 Convention. This award is also accompanied with a grant of $250 plus a waiver of conference registration fee.
Stephen Croucher in the Department of Interpersonal Communication had an article published in the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication: “French-Muslim Reactions to the Law Banning Religious Symbols in Schools: A Mixed Methods Analysis.”
Croucher also had an article published in Communication Education along with current doctoral students (Bridget Long, Michael Meredith, Deepa Oommen and Matthew Lamb) and former MA student (Emily Steele): “Factors predicting organizational identification with intercollegiate forensics teams.”
Croucher was also awarded a top paper award by the Language and Social Interaction Division of the 2009 International Communication Association for this year’s conference for the following paper: “How limiting linguistic freedoms influences the cultural adaptation process: An analysis of the French-Muslim population.” He will present this paper at the ICA convention in Chicago in May.
BGSU Falcon Forensics & Debate Wins 8th CFA Tournament in Montreal http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/mc/monitor/02-09-09/page61055.html