Due to the uncertainty, we are changing the date for the TCA conference to March 26 and March 27, 2021. The conference will still be at Middle Tennessee State University.
Call for papers
Please submit your paper topics and abstracts to the area chair that would be the best fit for your topic by January 15, 2021.
Interest Group Chairs
|Argumentation & Forensics||Rob Pratt||WSCC||Robert.PrattII@ws.edu|
|Corporate & Organizational||Janet McCormick||MTSU||Janet.Mccormick@mtsu.edu|
|Curriculum & Instruction||Scott Christen||TTU||Schristen@tntech.edu|
|Interpersonal & Small Group||Teresa Collars||UTM||Tcollard@utm.edu|
|Mass Communication||Henri Giles||UTM||Hgiles1@utm.edu|
|Rhetoric &Public Address||Natonya Listach||MTSU||Natonya.Listach@mtsu.edu|
Call for Student Short Films
Please enter your students’ films in the Tennessee Communication Association Short Film Contest and Showcase by January 15, 2021. 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.
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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.
Call for 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 January 15, 2021.
Call for Student Papers
Send undergraduate and graduate student research papers to Susan Childress, firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15, 2021. All methodologies are welcome and the top three graduate and undergraduate papers will be peer reviewed and published in the TCA Journal. Cash prizes are given to the top graduate and undergraduate paper.