2017 Dissertation of the Year Award

Dissertation of the Year Award for 2017—nomination deadline, July 15, 2017 The Language and Social Interaction Division of the National Communication Association (http://www.nca-lsi.org/) will recognize the outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of Language and Social Interaction. Nominations should reflect the division’s focus on situated language usage and social interaction. Analyses of both institutional and everyday interaction, in face-to-face and mediated contexts, and interact...
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2016 Dissertation of the Year Award

Dissertation of the Year Award for 2016 Language and Social Interaction Division of NCA   The Language and Social Interaction Division of the National Communication Association (http://www.nca-lsi.org/) will recognize the outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of Language and Social Interaction. Nominations should reflect the division’s focus on situated language usage and social interaction. Analyses of both institutional and everyday interaction, in face-to-face and media...
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Nicolas Bencherki, University at Albany, State University of New York

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University at Albany, State University of New York. After completing a joint PhD in Communication at the Université de Montréal and in Sociology of Action at Sciences Po Paris, I spent time as a postdoctoral fellow, first at the Center for the Sociology of Innovation at the Mines ParisTech, and then at NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Department of Technology Management and Innovation. My intellectual approach is strongly in...
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2016 Outstanding Publication Award for LSI Scholarship Within 5 years (a.k.a., “The Recent Scholarship Award”

This award is presented to the author(s) of an article, chapter, or monograph in the area of language and social interaction published in a recognized scholarly journal, collection of scholarly papers, or series of scholarly monographs. Any member of the LSI Division may nominate a published work; the senior author must be a member of the LSI Division during the year in which the award is made. Selection criteria shall include scholarly merit, contribution to knowledge in language and social int...
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CFP: New Horizons in the Ethnography of Communication Conference

June 6-8, 2017 Riverdale, New York Submissions due January 3, 2017 The Ethnography of Communication (EC) is thriving in its 6th decade of research with practical applications to pressing social issues worldwide.  Although there are a number of notable EC publications, the fall of 2017 will mark the 20th anniversary of the initial development and publication of Donal Carbaugh’s “Cultural Discourse Theory.”  This is one major theory within EC actively being used by EC scholars, practitioners, a...
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University of Memphis

Department of Communication is seeking applications for Department Chair who will be responsible for leading the department in strategic planning and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, recruitment, external funding efforts, community engagement, supervising and evaluating faculty and staff, and stewarding off-site campus locations, including online programming. Applications are to be submitted online at http://workforum.memphis.edu. Applicants should include a co...
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Purchase College

The Department of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education is hiring a Communication Program Coordinator & Assistant Professor Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Academic Programs, the Communication Program Coordinator provides administrative and student support for all Communications majors. This position is responsible for providing information and advising to students, interacting with numerous entities on campus, providing reports to the Director, and ensuring...
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Rutgers University

The Department of Communication is hiring two open rank positions, one in health and one in technology. LSI scholars are welcome to apply. Communication and Technology -- looking for innovative scholars investigating communication topics and challenges in areas such as: • Digital inequalities in urban contexts • Technological innovations in health and wellness • Privacy, visibility, transparency, and governance • Computational social science and network science • Mediated interaction in ...
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University of California, Santa Barbara

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a position in Conversation Analysis at the rank of Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Sociology (or related field), an active research agenda, a strong commitment to quality teaching, and a substantive research agenda that complements one or more of the Department’s core areas of strength. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community ...
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