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Advancing the Discipline Grant Awardees

Advancing the Discipline Grants Awardees

December 6, 2017

NCA is pleased to announce the 2018 Advancing the Discipline grants recipients. NCA also congratulates Ann Miller of the University of Central Florida, the recipient of the 2018 Dale Leathers Fund to Promote Communication Studies in Emerging Democracies grant. Dr. Miller’s project is entitled “Workshop on Publication and the Peer Review Process for Faculty, MA Students, and MA Alumni at Uganda Christian University.”

 

Decolonizing Our Core Communication Curriculum
Marissa Doshi, Hope College & Ariadne A. Gonzalez, Texas A&M International University

This grant supports a preconference aimed at providing attendees with the skills necessary to apply decolonial frameworks to syllabi and lessons plans in the core Communication courses.

2018 Midwestern Winter Workshop
Elizabeth Gilmore, Indiana University

This grant supports the 2018 Midwestern Winter Workshop at Indiana University, which provides an opportunity for NCA members to gather and collaborate on scholarship and build academic connections that further the fields of Rhetoric and Communication.

30th Anniversary of the Public Address Conference (PAC): Embodying Justice
Phaedra Pezzullo & Peter Simonson, University of Colorado Boulder

This grant supports the 2018 Public Address Conference and specifically assists in helping both the public and non-attending students gain access to a preconference and the keynote speaker address and response, which will tackle issues of race and public address.

Undergraduate Symposium on Graduate Education in Communication Studies
Denise Solomon & Kirt Wilson, The Pennsylvania State University

This grant supports the Undergraduate Symposium on Graduate Education in Communication Studies, a four-day event designed to educate rising juniors and seniors about research and teaching opportunities in the discipline of Communication.

The 2018 Conference on Communication, Media, and Governance in the Age of Globalization
Qingwen Dong, University of the Pacific

This grant supports the 2018 Beijing Conference on Communication, Media, and Governance in the Age of Globalization which will focus on three tracks: Environmental Communication, New Media and Communication, and Health Communication.