Paper Call

March 19-21, 2009: University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.

Call for Papers and Panel Proposals

History* Law* Magazine* Newspaper* Open* Radio-Television Journalism

Authors are invited to submit completed research papers to the paper chairs listed below by the postmark deadline of Dec. 5, 2008. All papers must be mailed first class or via overnight delivery. Graduate students are encouraged to submit papers. Four copies should be submitted with identifying information only on one copy. An abstract should be included with each copy, attached behind the title page. Length should not exceed 30 pages, including references and tables. Law papers may be longer. See notes below. No electronic submissions are accepted. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by the end of January 2009. Submission and/or acceptance does not prevent authors from submitting to AEJMC divisions.

Authors are expected to present their papers in Oxford, March 19-21, 2009. Winners of top paper awards are expected to attend the awards luncheon/business meeting on March 21, 2009.

The University of Mississippi is located 75 miles southeast of Memphis, Tenn., and is know for its charming campus, literary environment and hospitality. Hotels rooms are reserved at the Inn on campus and at the Downtown Inn, off the Square.

History Division:
Rebekah Ray, Ph.D.
Tulane University
102 Lee Circle
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Phone: 601-447-7690

Law and Policy Division:

Papers may focus on any topic related to communications law and/or policy, including defamation, privacy, freedom of information, Federal Communications Commission issues, copyright, obscenity and other issues regarding freedom of speech and press.

Law and Policy Division papers must be no longer than 50 double-spaced pages (including appendices, tables, notes and bibliography). Although Bluebook citation format is preferred, authors may employ any recognized and uniform format for referencing authorities. There is no limit on the number of submissions authors may make to the Division.

Student authors of single-authored papers should clearly indicate their student status to be considered for the student paper awards.

Daxton “Chip” Stewart, Ph.D.
Schieffer School of Journalism
Texas Christian University
Box 298060
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Phone: 817-257-5291

Magazine Division:

Sheila Webb, Ph.D.
Department of Journalism
269 Communications Facility, MS 9161
Western Washington University
516 High St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Newspaper Division:
John Carvalho, Ph.D.
Department of Communication & Journalism
Auburn University
217 Tichenor Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849

Open Division:
Dana Rosengard, Ph.D.
Department of Communication & Journalism
Suffolk University
41 Temple Street
Boston, MA 02114

RTVJ Division:
Katherine A. Bradshaw, Ph.D.
Department of Journalism
School of Communication Studies
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: 419-372-2542

For more information contact the Colloquium co-chairs:
Dr. Kathleen Wickham ( or
Dr. Nancy Dupont (
The Department of Journalism, University of Mississippi

Registration forms, hotel information and travel information are posted on the Southeast Colloquium’s website after Sept. 1:


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