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Fall 2021 Conference (Virtual)

Friday, September 24 – Saturday, September 25, 2021

Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, Tennessee

Submission Deadline for Papers, Panels, and Posters is Friday, July 23 at 11:59 PM EDT.


Adapt and Adjust: Communicating in an Evolving World

PAPERS, PANELS, and POSTER Submissions

Please complete this form by Friday, July 23 at 11:59 PM EDT.


There will not be a short film showcase at this year’s conference.


This year’s 2021 Tennessee Communication Association theme is  Adapt and Adjust: Communicating in an Evolving World. The Covid-19 pandemic caused our daily interactions to change. As communication practitioners and scholars, we had to adapt and adjust the ways we communicate. When submitting ideas for panels, papers, and posters, please consider sharing your ideas on how the pandemic has caused a shift in the ways we communicate.

Student Emphasis

TCA prides itself for its support of student scholarship. Please pass this invite along to your students. Remember there are top student paper awards for undergraduate and graduate students. Please notate all student submissions as Undergraduate or Graduate student on cover page. Please upload student paper(s) here: You will need to sign in with a Google account to upload the student paper(s)

Fees/Membership/Conference Registration

Please complete this form to register for the membership and or for the conference.

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For additional information contact:

Shaquille Marsh, Ph.D.
Pellissippi State Community College
10915 Hardin Valley Road 
Knoxville, TN 37933
Ruth Livingston, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Northeast State Community College
P.O. Box 246
Blountville, TN 37617