76th Conference Saturday Keynote Speaker– Dr. Dana Cloud, Syracuse University

Challenging the Campus Right as Social Movement: Putting Targeted Attacks on Faculty and White Supremacist Organizing in Historical and Material Context


Dana L. Cloud (Ph.D., 1992, University of Iowa) is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University. Her research and teaching focus on social movements, critical theory (including Marxist, feminist, anti-racist, and queer), and critical rhetorical studies of media and politics. She is the author of the new book Reality Bites: Rhetoric and the Circulation of Truth Claims in U.S. Political Culture (Ohio State University Press, 2018), in addition

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2018 Conference Call for Papers

New York State Communication Association
2018 Call for Papers – 76th Annual Conference October 12-14, 2018 | www.nyscanet.org Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center

356 Villa Roma Road, Callicoon, NY 12723

Signs of the <Time>: Urgency, Connection, and Affordances in Communication

Consideration of time as a contextual factor in a communication transaction, rhetoric of time (e.g., busyness, urgency) impacting interpersonal connection, and <time> as a point of political dispute are just a few ways in which the notion of time is explored in the field of communication. While time could be defined as a state, a measurement, or a cultural

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2017 Conference Registration – OPEN

Our online and mail-in registrations are now open for the 75th Anniversary Conference!


  • Save $10 off all conference ticket prices by obtaining before September 15, 2017 – 11:59pm  ET.
  • Early bird hotel registration earns you an upgrade if reserved by August 18, 2017.
  • Our block of rooms discount expires September 15, 2017.

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2017 Conference Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED to 6/3/17

New York State Communication Association

2017 Call for Papers – 75th Annual Conference October 13-15, 2017 | www.nyscanet.org

Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center
356 Villa Roma Road, Callicoon, NY 12723


From Plato to Pixels: Honoring the Past. Celebrating the Present. Shaping the Future.

As the great Greek philosopher, Plato, once said, “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” Oral communication laid the foundation of our discipline through the use of the spoken word. The introduction of writing ushered in a new era of communication where people no longer relied just on the spoken word to

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Call for Papers – 2016 Conference


Imagination exists in the space between perception and understanding. It is the source of empathy, as we are reminded to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes. We imagine ourselves as members of communities that stretch beyond our local surroundings, and we lose ourselves in the fictional adventures of dramatic characters living in extraordinary times. Imagination is a source of great wonder and the stuff of innovation and creation, and yet we seem to pay little attention to nurturing imagination in education, instead putting emphasis on knowledge above all else.

full call at http://www.nyscanet.org/conference/call-for-papers

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Call for GIFTS sessions

Call for Panelists
G.I.F.T.S. (Great Ideas for Teaching Students)
New York State Communication Association 
October 14-16, 2016 - 74th Annual Conference
Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center - 356 Villa Roma Road, Callicoon, NY 12723


Great Ideas For Teaching Students (GIFTS) always provides an excellent opportunity for faculty members and/or graduate students to share classroom-tested “great ideas” with other educators. With an emphasis on “empathy” and “inspiration”, this year’s conference theme aligns closely with the pedagogical goals of many educators. Submissions may be an activity, assignment, project, game, or simulation addressing a specific communication

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