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Communicating in the Battlegrounds: Politics in the Purple States
Because of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, NCA was unable to hold the Public Program previously scheduled for April 30, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NCA instead hosted this conversation as a...
Communicating About Climate
This public program focused on communicating about climate, specifically, the role communication plays in educating, informing, and persuading publics about climate change. Panelists also discussed...
Energy and the Environment: Communication Challenges
In many communities, the environmental impacts of energy production create a unique paradox in that jobs are created by the same energy sources that can cause environmental harm. At this public...
Environmental Justice in the American Southwest
Sponsored by the Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society, this program builds on NCA's commitment to civic engagement and issues of social justice. Specifically,...
The Art of Science Communication
This public program focused on the textual dynamics and social consequences of rhetoric on discussions and understandings of science. Panelists explored the ways in which rhetoric about science...
Media are powerful agents of communication, enabling the rapid dissemination of news and information – but they can also spread misinformation. This public program addressed the role of media and...
Communication, Culture, and Health
NCA will host a public program titled “Communication, Culture, and Health” on September 14, 2017. This public program will address the roles of culture and communication in advancing health equity,...
"Health, Wellness, and Illness in Appalachia"
This public program will address health, health care, and understandings about health in the Appalachian region, an area where residents face a disproportionately high incidence of poor health and...
Free Speech Week
Each year, NCA co-sponsors Free Speech Week in support of its credo affirming the value of free expression in a democratic society.
What Does it Mean to Be a Citizen in Contemporary in America?
What Does it Mean to Be a Citizen in Contemporary in America? Interactive conversation about what it means to be a citizen of the United States in the 21st Century. This frank and stimulating...