Call for Papers, Posters, and Short Films

Papers

Please submit your paper topics/abstracts to the area chair that would be the best fit for your paper/panel no later than June 1, 2017.

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. Please notate all student submissions as STUDENT on cover page.

INTEREST GROUP CHAIRPERSONS

ARGUMENTATION AND FORENSICS

CORPORATE AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

INTERPERSONAL AND SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION

MASS COMMUNICATION

RHETORIC AND PUBLIC ADDRESS

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Posters

Please submit posters for display at the conference. All posters will be on display during the two-day conference. (Posters should be of the tri-fold variety so they can stand freely on display tables.) Please send a brief description including a title, institution represented, and brief abstract/summary of each poster to Patrick Richey, patrick.richey@mtsu.edu by June 1, 2017.

Short Film Contest & Showcase

Please enter your students’ films in the second Tennessee Communication Association Short Film Contest and Showcase. The categories are:

  • Commercials that are 30 – 60-seconds
  • Documentaries that are 10-minutes or less
  • Short films that are 10-minutes or less

Include a word document with a short synopsis, category, college or university, and a title for each submission. Also include contact information including the director and additional production personnel, an email address, and a phone number. Label the document file with the same name as your video file/title.

Submit video file and word document using WeTransfer (https://www.wetransfer.com). When you get to wetransfer, email the submission to Matthew.Lawson@ws.edu.

The films will be screened and the films that are chosen for the Friday night film showcase will be entered in the contest. You will be notified if your film will be showcased. It is free to enter. The winners will be announced on Saturday and will be awarded cash prizes. All of the directors of the films in the showcase will be given a certificate of participation.

POSTERS

Please submit posters for display at the conference. All posters will be on display during the two-day conference. (Posters should be of the tri-fold variety so they can stand freely on display tables.) Please send a brief description including a title, institution represented, and brief abstract/summary of each poster to Patrick Richey, Jennifer.James@volstate.edu by June 1, 2017.

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