Ecumenica: a Journal of Theatre and Performance invites submission of scholarship

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Ecumenica: a Journal of Theatre and Performance invites the submission of scholarship on theatre, performance, religious practice, and spirituality. Ecumenica seeks innovative scholarship. The journal holds terms such as theatre, performance, and religion to be broad, inclusive categories, and welcomes work that deals with dramatic literature, dance, film, performance art, ritual, pilgrimage, meditation, theology, and other topics that reimagine what …

Lecturer at Utah State University – Blanding Campus

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Utah State University is seeking a full-time Communication Studies Lecturer for the USU Eastern Blanding Campus located in Blanding, Utah. This position will be a 9 month academic year, non-tenure track position. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate lower-division communication courses and serving as the advisor to the Cultural Ambassadors. We seek a talented and innovative educator who brings depth in …

Assistant Debate Coach/ Lecturer at Vanderbilt University

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The Department of Communication Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to appoint a non-tenure track Full-Time Lecturer and Assistant Director of Debate (one year renewable contract) beginning Fall 2016. Successful candidates will be expected to teach Introduction to Public Speaking each year. Other potential assigned courses include Persuasion, Argumentation and Debate, and Business Communication. Teaching responsibility is three courses per academic …

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication at Arkansas State University

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The Department of Communication at Arkansas State University seeks to hire an assistant professor, non-tenure track, or instructor, of Strategic Communication-Social Media Management for a new 100% online Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication-Social Media Management Emphasis program that will launch in fall of 2016. The instructor will teach up to four classes per semester over two seven-week terms, advise …

Associate Professor of Rhetoric & Communication Ethics & the Catholic Intellectual Tradition at Duquesne University

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Rhetoric & Communication Ethics & the Catholic Intellectual Tradition associate professor position requires commitment to four coordinates: 1) rhetoric & communication ethics from a constructive hermeneutic standpoint within a humanities tradition; 2) a commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition; 3) a scholarly agenda commensurate with a Ph.D. granting institution, including publication of single-authored scholarly books; 4) undergraduate & graduate teaching, …

Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA Public Relations – Assistant Professor

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The Communication Division invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in public relations. The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate in public relations or a related discipline by the effective date of employment, August 1, 2016. Documented research interest, teaching experience, and professional experience in public relations are required. Specialization is open, but candidates should be prepared to teach a …

Call for Panelists, NCA 2016 – If I were King of the Forest: Political Rhetoric and William Jennings Bryan

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The 2016 presidential campaign in many ways mirrors the political landscape of 1896. The distinguished American teacher, historian and writer Bernard A. Weisberger observed in early 2016 that “The rebellions in both parties this year mark an uprising against our second Gilded Age, with excesses greater than ever. Bryan wrote a memoir of his struggle and titled it, prophetically, The …

Call for panel discussion participants: Religion on the 2016 campaign trail, David Weiss

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I am organizing an NCA panel discussion to be submitted to either the Political Communication Division or the Religious Communication Association on the topic of religion and religious communication in the 2016 election campaigns. Because I’m proposing a panel discussion, as opposed to a paper session, I will not need to provide individual presentation abstracts. However, I would like to …

Call for Papers, NCA/RCA 2016: Rhetoric, Religion, and Social Justice, Steven Tramel Gaines

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I hope to submit a paper session proposal to the Religious Communication Association for the National Communication Association convention to be held November 10-13 in Philadelphia or the RCA conference to be held November 9, also in Philadelphia. The session’s theme is rhetoric, religion, and social justice. Possible topics include but are not limited to social justice rhetoric in religious …

Southern Communication Journal Special Issue on Organizational Communication and Religion

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Organizational communication research historically focuses on for-profit businesses. Scholarship on nonprofit organizations and alternative forms of organizing has recently begun to proliferate, but religious organizations are often neglected in such research. However, religious institutions have a broad reach. According to recent surveys, 84 percent of Americans claim affiliation with a faith organization, and almost 40% attend religious services weekly. Those …