SACOMM 2022 is here!

It is only a little over a day before SACOMM 2022 starts at Wits on Wednesday! The Wits LOC has availed the final programme (with all amendments submitted before publishing). The programme is available under ‘Annual Conference’ on this website. To all those that have registered, we look forward to seeing you there.

SACOMM 2022 Extended Deadline to 1 June

The deadline to submit abstracts and participate in the SACOMM 2022 Annual Conference at Wits University has been extended to 1 June 2022.  For more information about the themes of the 2022 Conference and how to submit you abstract please visit https://sacomm.org.za/sacomm2022-university-of-the-witwatersrand

ICA 2022 Regional Hub Invitation

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for Film and Media Studies together with the South African Communication Association (SACOMM) invite you to attend the regional hub event of the International Communication Association (ICA) on May 27th-28th.    In keeping with the theme of the ICA conference this year, One World, One Network, the event …

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: 100 YEARS OF RADIO IN SOUTH AFRICA

100 years of Radio in South Africa: Reflections from Academics and PractitionersA book edited by Ms Sisanda Nkoala and A/Prof Gilbert Motsaathebe Abstract Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021 IntroductionThe Year 2023 will mark a hundred years since radio broadcasting started in South Africa. Despite technological innovation characterised by new media platforms, radio continues to be …

CFP: ‘Journalism Studies’ Special Issue Call for Papers:

Rethinking the Sociology of News: Global, Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives  Special Issue Editors:  Hayes Mabweazara, University of Glasgow – Hayes.Mabweazara@glasgow.ac.uk  Catherine Happer, University of Glasgow – Catherine.Happer@glasgow.ac.uk  Manuscript deadline – 1 May 2022  Journalism studies is defined by and benefits from its interdisciplinary nature and broad scope of interests and priorities. However, one consequence of this is that …

UMass PhD Program Info Session

16.11.2021 The Department of Communication at UMass Amherst invites interested PhD applicants to a virtual visit and meet-and-greet with faculty and current graduate students.The one-hour Zoom session aims to introduce you to faculty and their current research projects, connect you with graduate students, and answer questions that can help demystify the application process.For 49 years, the Department of Communication …