The Division for Global Communication and Social Change exists to encourage and debate research on issues of production, distribution, content and reception of communications media at global, "glocal", transnational, transcultural, international and regional levels.
Within this purview it encompasses work across a wide variety of theoretical and methodological approaches, concerning issues of media/mediated communication in cultural, economic, political or social contexts, including strategic mediated communication for development, social change or social justice.
GCSC 10/13 Division Announcements: Ica Gcsc 2013
Message includes information about (2014 Conference, GCDC Division Elections, Referendum Questions)
We would like to belatedly but heartily acknowledge our award winners from this past year.
Aynne Kokas (Rice U) was the winner of the dissertation award for her dissertation titled "Shot in Shanghai: Western Film Co-Production in Post-WTO Mainland China."
Annemarie Iddins (U of Michigan) was the winner of our top student paper award, for her paper on "The Periphery that Speaks: FLN Radio and Post/Colonial Identity Discourse in the Algerian Revolution."
Lisa Brooten (Southern Illinois U - Carbondale) won the top paper award for her paper on "The Right to Communicate in the Midst of Political Violence: Media Reform and Social Change in Thailand."
Zixue Tai (U of Kentucky) and Fengbin Hu (Shanghai U) won the top paper award for their paper on "Cyberspace as Contested Spaces: The Network of Mass Collaboration, Grassroots Surveillance and Popular Protests in China."
Spread the word on GCSC Preconference on Mentoring!
We are excited to announce that the Global Communication Division is hosting a preconference for graduate students, post-docs, and early career professionals on "Researching and Working in a Global/Transnational Context: Mentoring on Practical Considerations." The preconference will be held on May 22 and you will be able to register for it through the ICA website starting January 15. Please help spread the word about this unique mentoring opportunity.
Thanks to everyone who took part in the London conference and the GCSC activities!
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