[Air-L] CCA 2010 CFP EXTENDED - FEBRUARY 1st, 2010.

Guillaume Latzko-Toth latzko-toth.guillaume at uqam.ca
Wed Jan 20 12:33:13 PST 2010

>From: Dale Bradley <dbradley at BROCKU.CA>
>Sent: Wed, January 13, 2010 5:16:01 PM
>Subject: cfp: CCA 2010 cfp [date extended] & confirmed speakers &
>Please distribute widely...
>Hi everyone,
>A few important notes and announcements concerning the annual
>1:  The submission deadline for the CCA 2010 annual conference has
>been extended from Jan. 15 to Feb. 1.
>-the original CFP has been appended as a PDF file.  Feel free to
>distribute the cfp to any and all relevant lists (but please
>mention the change in the deadline if you do so).
>-"thanks" to all who have submitted thus far.
>-for those who have encountered the odd technical glitch, please be
>patient as we work through our 'tech-help' list.
>2:  Confirmed speakers
>I am delighted to report that we have lined up the following
>speakers for the conference (topics and date/time info will be made
>available as the conf. schedule takes shape):
>Lisa Gitelman, NYU, Dept. of Media, Culture, and Communication &
>Dept. of English
>Toby Miller, U of California Riverside, Depts of English,
>Sociology, & Women's Studies; Director of Film and Visual Culture
>In addition to the speakers, we will have a special roundtable
>[Media Revolution — Connectivity] hosted by Le Devoir marking
>their 100th anniversary.  Participants will be announced once the
>panel is finalized.
>3:  Workshops
>The CCA is working on, and invites participation in, 2 events
>outside of our official conference dates [June 1-3].  Both of these
>workshops will likely be held at McGill University.  Please note
>that these events are in the early planning stages and that the
>dates and details are subject to change.  More detailed information
>concerning these events is forthcoming and will be posted to the
>CCA listserv and on the conference website as soon as is possible
>-A day-long paid limited enrolment workshop (May 31, limited
>enrolment) with Catherine Orenstein, founder and director of the
>OpEd Project [http://www.theopedproject.org/]. 
>Interested participants may contact Dr. Philip Savage
>[savagep at mcmaster.ca].
>-A 2 day international open workshop (May 26-27 - tentative) by the
>Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet).  The Giganet
>workshop is held annually in different countries and the CCA is
>pleased to help host the workshop in Montréal this year.  More
>details are included in the appended document ["giganet-workshops"
>- MS Word format].
>Finally, Concordia's Comm Dept. is working hard on making the
>reception for the CCA's 30th anniversary memorable and, from the
>looks of things, this year's conference should rather exciting.
>Thanks to all involved for their work thus far (and the work yet to
>be done...).
>Dale A. Bradley
>Assistant Professor ::  Dept. of Communications, Popular Culture, &
>Film  ::  Brock University
>905.688.5550 x.3180
>President  ::  Canadian Communication Association
>Book Review Editor  ::  Canadian Journal of Communication

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