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The NCA Institute for Faculty Development, also known as the “Hope Conference,” is a small conference that provides undergraduate Communication faculty members opportunities to solicit feedback on scholarship, to build collaborative research and pedagogical relationships, to learn about new directions in theory and pedagogy, and to develop new course area expertise. The 2017 conference will be held at Denison University in Granville, OH. Faculty seminars include "Reading Sport (and Sports Media) Rhetorically," led by Michael Butterworth (Ohio University); "Current Topics in Qualitative Methods," led by Laura Ellingson (Santa Clara University); "Thinking Rhetorically about Race," led by Lisa Flores (University of Colorado, Boulder); "Storytelling, Relatonships, and Well-Being," led by Jody Koenig Kellas (University of Nebraska, Lincoln); "LGBTQ Studies in Communication, and the Prospects and Perils of Queer Pedagogy," led by Charles E. Morris III (Syracuse University); and "Zika, Ebola, and Health Communication: Teaching and Conducting Research on the Interaction of Health, Health Care Contexts, and Communicative Processes," led by Teresa Thompson (University of Dayton). Raymie McKerrow, Ohio University, will serve as the 2017 Scholar-in-Residence.
You may contact LaKesha Anderson with questions.