[Air-L] 2018 James W. Carey Media Research Award Call

Sarina Chen sarina.chen at uni.edu
Mon Jan 29 10:40:33 PST 2018

James W. Carey Media Research Award 2018

Sponsored by the

Carl Couch Center for Social and Internet Research


The Carl Couch Center invites nominations or self nominations for works to

be considered for its annual James W. Carey Media Research Award. Welcome

are works on topics that were central to Carey's scholarship. Submissions

might focus on technology, time & space and communication, the nature of

public life, the relation between journalism and popular culture – among

others – taking these themes in new or different directions. Applications

will be evaluated based on engagement with Carey's approaches and concepts,

originality, and advancement of knowledge. Evaluation will be administered

by a Review Committee of:

Dr. Kathy Roberts Forde, University of Massachusetts

Dr. John Pauly, Marquette University

Dr. Linda Steiner, University of Maryland

Both single and multiple authored works will be accepted. All submissions

must be works that have been published or have been accepted for

publication in a book or journal. To be considered for the 2018 award,

works should have been published or accepted in 2017.

Submitted works should be sent to Sarina Chen, at the address below,

according to the following directions: Works may be submitted

electronically in plain text, Microsoft Word or PDF format. If a book is

submitted, please send a copy of the table of contents and front matter

electronically, along with a brief author statement (500 words maximum)

describing how the book relates to Carey's thought. Then ask your publisher

to furnish five (5) review copies for consideration by the committee.

The application deadline is April 5, 2018. Notification of award

application will be sent out by September 1.

For questions and comments about the Carey Award, please contact:

Sarina Chen

Lang Hall 326

Dept. of Communication Studies

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA 50614


E-mail:  sarina.chen at uni.edu

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