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Communication Scholars, Teachers, and Students to Convene at 99th Annual Convention in Washington, DC, November 21-24, 2013

November 4, 2013
NCA News

The four-day meeting is hosted by The National Communication Association 

Washington, DC  -  More than 5,000 communication scholars, teachers, and students will gather in Washington, DC, this month to attend the largest scholarly meeting within the Communication discipline. Communication is a diverse discipline which includes inquiry by social scientists, humanists, and critical and cultural studies scholars. The discipline focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media.
This annual convention, titled Connections, will feature more than 1,000 research and educational sessions along with networking events through forums, roundtable discussions, paper presentations, and general sessions. Timely topics to be addressed include health communication, social media, politics, diversity and gender issues, and climate science.  
WHAT: The National Communication Association’s 99th Annual Convention: “CONNECTIONS” 
WHEN: Thursday, November 21, through Sunday, November 24, 2013  
WHERE: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel at 2660 Woodley Road, and Omni Shoreham Hotel at 2500 Calvert Street, Washington, DC
The Convention Headquarters is located in the Marriott Wardman Park                                   
REGISTRATION: Complimentary media registration is now open via 
PROGRAM: Visit NCA’s Submission Central to access the convention’s searchable program.  You don’t need to be an NCA Member to create a username/password.  
About the National Communication Association

The National Communication Association (NCA) advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry. NCA serves the scholars, teachers, and practitioners who are its members by enabling and supporting their professional interests in research and teaching. Dedicated to fostering and promoting free and ethical communication, NCA promotes the widespread appreciation of the importance of communication in public and private life, the application of competent communication to improve the quality of human life and relationships, and the use of knowledge about communication to solve human problems. NCA supports inclusiveness and diversity among our faculties, within our membership, in the workplace, and in the classroom; NCA supports and promotes policies that fairly encourage this diversity and inclusion.

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