Love Thy Neighbor: Faith Integration and Learner-Centered Teaching

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Presenter and Affiliation:  Terri Lynn Cornwell, Ph.D., Lynchburg College Presentation Title:  “Love Thy Neighbor: Faith Integration and Learner-Centered Teaching Date and Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2018; 7-8 pm, EST Cost: free and open to the public Description: Following my time teaching at a Christian university, I spent several years teaching at Lynchburg College, a small, private, secular college in Lynchburg, Virginia, …

Social Invention and a Pedagogy of Compassion for Teaching Reporting and Writing about the Pain of Others

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Presenter and Affiliation:  Michael Longinow, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, Dept. of Media, Journalism, and Public Relations Presentation Title:  “Social Invention and a Pedagogy of Compassion for Teaching Reporting and Writing about the Pain of Others” Date and Time: January 15, 2018; 8-9 pm, EST Cost: free and open to the public Description: This Webinar examines trauma and the ways educators can, …

Visiting Professor of Communication needed, Uganda

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The Mass Communication Department at Uganda Christian University (www.ucu.ac.ug)  in East Africa would like to partner with a Professor of Communication in applying for a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship. Key details below: Position: Visiting Professor Period: February 2 to May 2 2018 Location of host institution: Mukono, Uganda, East Africa Eligible activities: Research collaboration Curriculum co-development and/or Graduate student training …

National Communication Ethics Awards

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National Communication Ethics Awards The National Communication Ethics Division would like to congratulate: Dr. Janie Harden Fritz (2017 Communication Ethics Teaching Award) Dr. Ronald C. Arnett (2017 Top Book Award for Levinas’s Rhetorical Demand: The Unending Obligation to Communication Ethics) Dr. Scott R. Stroud (2017 Top Journal Article Award for Rhetoric, Ethics & the Principle of Charity Language and Dialogue …

Call for Papers: Doctoral Colloquium Pre-Conference

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Call for Papers: Doctoral Colloquium Pre-Conference of the International Society for Media, Religion and Culture http://www.colorado.edu/ismrc/ ​ Pre-Conference date: 7th of August 2018 Deadline for Paper proposals: 15 January 2018 Notification of acceptances: end of February 2018 The International Society of Media, Religion & Culture will be hosting a Pre-Conference for doctoral students on the day before the ISMRC bi-annual …

Winsome Persuasion: Christian Influence in a Post-Christian World (Review by Sean Connable)

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Cite as follows: Connable, Sean (2017). Winsome Persuasion: Christian Influence in a Post-Christian World, by Tim Muehlhoff and Richard Langer (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2017), xii + 190 pages, $22.00 (paperback) [Book Review]. Journal of Christian Teaching Practice 3(2), http://www.theccsn.com/winsome-persuasion-christian-influence-in-a-post-christian-world-review-by-sean-connable/ [a publication of the Christianity and Communication Studies Network, www.theccsn.com, copyright 2017] Downloadable PDF: Sean Connable_Review of Winsome Persuasion_Final Sean Connable, Ph.D., Lecturer, Christopher Newport University In …

Call for Submissions

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Call for Submissions: Argumentation and Forensics Division, Anthony Woodall Call for Paper Proposals – THE IMAGE OF REDEMPTION – Society for the Academic Study of Social Imagery (SASSI), March 9-10, 2018, Greeley, CO, Thomas Endres Call for book chapters. Social, Mobile, and Emerging Media Around the World: Communication Case Studies., Alexander Laskin CFM–Social Media Journalism: Issues and Challenges, Sarina Chen …

2017-2018 Webinars Now Available

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Fall 2017 AUGUST Presenters: Tim Muehlhoff, Ph.D., and Rick Langer, Ph.D., Biola University Date and Time: Wednesday, August 30; 8-9 pm, EST Title: “Winsome Persuasion: Christian Persuasion in a Post-Christian World” ACCESS RECORDED WEBINAR HERE. SEPTEMBER Presenter: Elizabeth McLaughlin, Ph.D., Bethel College Date and Time: Wednesday, September 27; 7-8 pm, EST Title: Encouraging Image-bearers: How the Imago Dei Enhances Teaching and …

Book Announcement, Organizational Moral Learning: A Communication Approach

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New Book Announcement Organizational Moral Learning: A Communication Approach By Ryan S. Bisel, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Published by Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Organizational-Moral-Learning-A-Communication-Approach/Bisel/p/book/9781138119567; ISBN: 978-1138119567 (paperback); ISBN: 978-1138119543 (hardcover); ISBN: 978-1138119543 (e-book) Extensive work in psychology and neuroscience reveals that individuals are born with moral intuitions, and this volume capitalizes on that recent insight to provide a new perspective of how to …

Book Announcement: Commonplace Witnessing

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Book Announcement: Commonplace Witnessing Bradford Vivian, Commonplace Witnessing: Rhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture (Oxford University Press, 2017) Commonplace Witnessing examines how citizens, politicians, and civic institutions have adopted idioms of witnessing in recent decades to serve a variety of social, political, and moral ends. The book encourages us to continue expanding and diversifying our normative assumptions about which …