The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina will host the first Media & Civil Rights History Symposium on March 18-19, 2011. This event is designed to bring together civil rights and media historians to share scholarly knowledge on the vital relationships between civil rights movements and issues and various types of public communication in the modern world. We welcome scholars from various disciplines, and we invite work that approaches civil rights and media history from a range of contexts, perspectives, and periods.
Call for Papers and Panel Proposals
Symposium organizers are currently accepting proposals for individual papers and panel sessions on all aspects of the historical relationship between media and civil rights. We encourage submissions from graduate students. The deadline for paper and panel proposal submission is Nov. 1, 2010.
A complete proposal will include the following:
An abstract of no more than 500 words, for both papers
A one-page curriculum vitae for each paper author or
Complete contact information for each paper author or
panelist, including email addresses.
Panel proposals should provide a panel title and indicate the
Submissions should be sent via first class U.S. Mail or overnight delivery. Late or emailed submissions will not be considered.
Mail paper and panel proposals postmarked by Nov. 1, 2010, to:
Kathy Roberts Forde
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
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