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 …

Scholarship: MSc Strategic Communication – London School of Economic and Political Science

Applications are now open for graduates interested in pursuing an MSc in Strategic Communications at the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, from September 2022. The course offers students a critical theoretical exploration of strategic communications theory and practice, in the context of the wider field of media and …

Invitation: Garbage in Popular Culture

4 November 2021There will be a webinar at 16h00 SAST (GMT +2). You can join by clicking this link. Speakers:Grace Martini (University of Tasmania)Eleftheria Lekakis (Sussex University) Emmanuel Septime Sessou (Temple University)Emma Bloomfield (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Myrian del Vecchio (Universidade Federal do Paraná) Afterwards at 18h00 SAST for anyone in Johannesburg there will be an in-person artist residency visit (with drinks!) at Shade (166 Caroline St, …

Call for Book Chapters

Communication Rights in Africa: Emerging Discourses and Perspectives Editors: Tendai Chari (PhD), Senior Lecturer, University of Venda, South Africa Ufuoma Akpojivi, (PhD) Associate Professor and Head of Department, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa Communication rights has been an integral component of the human rights discourse for the longest of time (Hamelink, 1994; 2004a; 2004b, UNESCO, …

HR: The Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) (UCT)

The Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) in the Faculty of Humanities wishes to appoint a suitable candidate to help develop the Centre’s teaching, production and research in digital and mobile media studies, as soon as possible. Requirements: A relevant Master’s level qualification is a minimum requirement, while a PhD or significant progress to …

Executive Committee confirmed at AGM on 07.10.2021

At the Annual General Meeting of SACOMM Members, after a full day of Presentations, Panels and Discussions the SACOMM Members elected and confirmed a new ExCo serving for the following two years. EMERGING SCHOLARS – Sylvia Skhosana & Mbogeni MsimangoCOMMUNICATIONS ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM – Vuyo Seti-SonamziMEDIA STUDIES AND JOURNALISM – Carol LesameCORPORATE COMMUNICATION – Alexia …

HR: Call for Applications: DUT

Department of Media, Language and Communication Associate Professor (Journalism)  (Ref: 1449) Minimum Requirements Associate Professor: •             A Doctorate in Journalism/Media Studies or in a  relevant field; •             A minimum of seven DHET accredited publications/creative output over the preceding three years •             Successful postgraduate supervision of at least two Master’s and one Doctorate •             A minimum …