NCA-Sponsored Events

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The Committee on International Discussion and Debate (CIDD)

CIDD promotes international understanding and the practice of communication through discussion and debates between students from the United States and other nations.

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NCA Doctoral Honors Seminar

NCA's annual Doctoral Honors Seminar (DHS) brings together approximately 30 promising graduate students with distinguished researchers to discuss current topics and research within the discipline.

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Institute for Faculty Development

Also known as the “Hope Conference,” the event helps undergraduate Communication faculty stay in touch with ongoing changes and issues in theory and research as they guide curricular development in a variety of areas.

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NCA Chairs’ Summer Institute

Now a biennial event, the NCA Chairs’ Summer Institute has hosted nearly 100 department chairs since 2012 for discussions regarding successful department and disciplinary leadership.

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NCA/AFA Summer Conference on Argumentation

The NCA/AFA Summer Conference on Argumentation is held biennially in the mountains above Salt Lake City. Co-sponsored by the National Communication Association, the American Forensic Association, and the University of Utah, the Conference brings together a group of international scholars interested in all aspects of argument.

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