DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers, Sacred Rhetoric Conference, May 31-June 2, 2017

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Winebrenner Theological Seminary will be hosting a conference exploring “Sacred Rhetoric,” an interdisciplinary event devoted to the consideration of discourses of religion, both as it is depicted in various media formats and how religious practitioners discuss issues within confessional communities. The conference will take place from May 31-June 2, 2017, and seeks to bring together specialists in the fields of …

Call for Papers: Sacred Rhetoric Conference, May 31-June 2, 2017

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Winebrenner Theological Seminary (Findlay, Ohio) will be hosting a conference exploring “Sacred Rhetoric,” an interdisciplinary event devoted to the consideration of discourses of religion, both as it is depicted in various media formats and how religious practitioners discuss issues within confessional communities. The conference will take place May 31–June 2, 2017, and seeks to bring together specialists in the fields …

RCA Conference Registration and Program Information Now Available

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Greetings, RCA members! In less than one month, we will convene in Philadelphia for the 2016 Religious Communication Association Annual Conference and Awards Banquet. It promises to be a memorable conference of sharing our religious communication research, connecting, and honoring the 2016 Scholarship Awards winners, highlighted by our 2016 Scholar of the Year, Dr. Tony Campolo. Please plan to join …

RCA Conference Registration and Program Information Now Available

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Greetings, RCA members! In less than one month, we will convene in Philadelphia for the 2016 Religious Communication Association Annual Conference and Awards Banquet. It promises to be a memorable conference of sharing our religious communication research, connecting, and honoring the 2016 Scholarship Awards winners, highlighted by our 2016 Scholar of the Year, Dr. Tony Campolo. Please plan to join …

Newly Proposed BEA Media and Religion Interest Division Needs Signatures of Support

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Greetings! The newly proposed Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Religion and Media Interest Division is in need of potential members! Please place your name on a simple online survey and help show the BEA Board of Directors that there is great interest in the creation of a division that focuses on religious issues. We are in need of about 100 more “signatures”. It …

THEOCOM2016: In the World Yet Not of The World: Ecclesiology in a Digital Age

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The annual THEOCOM 2016 conference will be held at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, Cal., July 31 – Aug. 2. THEOCOM 2016 considers the church as this year’s theme. Exploring ecclesiology vis-a-vis the reality of digital culture, THEOCOM 2016 seeks to examine both the nature and identity of the church, as well as the church’s activity in digital culture …

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 Submissions: Religious Communication Association (Communication Studies Interest Group), NCA 2015

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The Communication Studies Interest Group (CSIG) of the Religious Communication Association (RCA) invites you to submit papers and propose panels for presentation during the RCA Annual Conference to be held in conjunction with the 101st Annual Convention of the National Communication Association (NCA). The theme of the convention is “Embracing Opportunities.” In that vein, RCA invites submissions that inspire scholars, …

Call for Papers: Religious Communication Association (Media Studies Interest Group), NCA 2015

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The Media Studies interest group of the Religious Communication Association invites your submissions for the 2015 National Communication Association convention (November 19-22) in Las Vegas. Studies that explore the intersection of religion and mass and/or personal mediated communication are encouraged and welcome. Special encouragement is given to topics that explore how these intersections might “embrace opportunities.” Submissions are accepted for …