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ICA's Environmental Communication (EC) Division - Call for submissions

~~~2018 Prague ICA CFP~~~


ICA's Environmental Communication (EC) Division invites submissions dealing with the interplay between the natural environment and any level of human communication (interpersonal, group, inter-group, organizational, mass, global) in any setting (educational/instructional, leisure/gaming, economic, legal, and so forth). Topics can include: environmental rhetoric and discourse, visual, aural, and textual representations of the natural environment in popular culture or news media, political communication on environmental issues, critical animal studies, public participation or interactions in environmental decision making, environmental campaigns and green marketing, scientific sense-making about nature, and the impact of communication technologies on the environment and the impact of communication on environmental technologies, etc. Research on health, risk, and science communication issues related to the environment are also germane.


Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Communication

The Department of Communication at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Environmental Communication, effective July 1, 2018. The strongest candidates will have a promising research record in Environmental Communication that complements the Department’s current foci in Environmental Communication and contributes to the CommSHER (Science, Health, Environmental, and Risk) area of emphasis more broadly. They will perform scholarship that increases knowledge of communication practices, have expertise in qualitative or rhetorical approaches to research, develop a national and international reputation for scholarship in Environmental Communication, and evince a broad awareness and appreciation of the discipline of Communication across the areas of research represented in the Department. Expertise in qualitative research methods is highly desirable, but other approaches will be considered. A focus on environmental justice is particularly valued, although many different foci areas are welcome, including environmental movements, climate change, international environmentalism, environmental protests and social media, public participation processes, more-than-human rhetorics, ecological media campaigns, and displaced communities.

New deadline Consuming the Environment, 3-5 December

The deadline for submission of abstracts to the conference in Sweden: Consuming The Environment 2017 - multidiciplinary approaches to urbanization and vulnerability, 3-5 December 2017 has been prolonged.  

New deadline is 8 September 2017. Please consult our website for more information about speakers, travel grant etc.


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