CCSN Podcast, Soul Stirrings, “Stewarding the Stirrings of the Soul,” 5 episodes, Dr. Paul Patton

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Dear CCSN’ers, friends and colleagues. In case you missed it, you can listen to the first series in the “Soul Stirrings” podcast with Dr. Paul Patton on “Stewarding the Stirrings of the Soul.” Paul addresses how you can you can cultivate your “sacred interiority” in ways that promote spiritual formation and foster communication wisdom. Learn more about Dr. Patton here: …

Recent and Forthcoming Books in Communication, with classroom materials

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Greetings, CCSN members, subscribers, followers, and friends. Below is a list of relevant recent titles in communication that we think may be of interest to you and your students, friends, and congregants. Some of theses titles, as noted, have instructional/classroom materials available. Thanks in advance for helping us get the word out. 1. An Essential Guide to Public Speaking: Serving …

Faculty Position, Communication Arts (Full-Time), Eastern Nazarene College

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Faculty Position – Communication Arts (Full-Time) The Division of Church, Society, and Humanity at Eastern Nazarene College invites applications for a full-time faculty position teaching courses in communication arts, journalism, and/or writing.  The department currently offers two majors in this area: Communication Arts and Journalism & Writing. The ideal candidate will be able to provide innovative and creative leadership over …

Call for Proposals, ISMRC Doctoral Pre-conference, in Sweden, by Heidi Campbell

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CFP – Pre-conference_Sigtuna_2020 Call for Papers_ISMRC_2020_Sigtuna-FINAL CFP for the ISMRC Doctoral Preconference to be held in Sweden this summer. Attached are the CFP for the ISMRC conference. The abstract deadline is coming up the 6th of December, FYI. From: Heidi A Campbell Professor of Communication & Presidential Impact Fellow Texas A&M University; https://comm.tamu.edu/heidi-campbell/ Director, Network of New Media, Religion and …

St. John Chrysostom: Identification and Communication in a Culture of Compromise

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St. John Chrysostom:  Identification and Communication in a Culture of Compromise William L. Mullen, Ph.D. Chair of Communication Studies and Professor of Communication Arts Abstract:  John Chrysostom (354 to 406 CE), literally translated as “Golden Mouth,” remains today one of the most popular preachers in church history, and is described by many as the greatest homiletic preacher or pulpit orator …

Hope College, Faculty Position, Communication (tenure track)

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Position title: Communication – Faculty Description The Department of Communication at Hope College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor beginning with the fall 2020 semester. The successful candidate will contribute immediately to the department curriculum by teaching required courses in the major. Desirable qualities include teaching and/or research emphasis in one or more of …

Assistant/Associate Professor of Media Studies (Tenure Track)

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NORTHWEST UNIVERSITY Kirkland, WA 98033 www.northwestu.edu Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication Studies (Tenure Track). Northwest University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication Studies with expertise in mass communication, mediated communication, media and society, or closely related fields (ABD considered). The candidate must be an energetic, enthusiastic teacher/scholar who is committed to helping students achieve their academic and career …

Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication Studies (Tenure Track)

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NORTHWEST UNIVERSITY Kirkland, WA 98033 www.northwestu.edu Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication Studies (Tenure Track). Northwest University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication Studies with expertise in strategic communication, persuasive messaging, public relations, or a closely related field (ABD considered). The candidate must be an energetic, enthusiastic teacher/scholar who is committed to helping students achieve their academic and career …

George Fox: Silence and Stillness as Communicational Ethic

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George Fox: Silence and Stillness as Communicational Ethic Douglas Gwyn Abstract: George Fox (1624 – 1691), the central figure of the early Quaker movement in seventeenth-century England, posed silent worship as a way beyond the English Reformation’s protracted conflict among truth-claims.  Through the practice of verbal silence and physical stillness, early Friends generated new forms of verbal and nonverbal communication, …

Words: 100 percent Natural Manufactured Fakes?

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Words: 100% Natural Manufactured Fakes? Guest Columnist Mark Williams, Ph.D. Professor of Rhetoric California State University, Sacramento I recently bought some frosted toaster pastries that were boldly described as “ORGANIC!” on the box.  The same store was selling organic chocolate flavored syrup. Organic frosted toaster pastries? Organic chocolate flavored syrup? I’m pretty sure this means civilization is winding down.  Nothing wrong with that. It’s …