Journalism and History Conference


You are invited to submit a 500- to 600-word abstract or proposal for papers, research in progress or panel discussions for presentation at the Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference — the joint spring meeting of the American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division. This one-day interdisciplinary conference welcomes all scholars and graduate students with an interest in journalism or communication history. It will be held March 12, 2016, at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University.

Upload all submissions (electronic submission only) by January 8, 2016, to the Media History Exchange at

Innovative research and ideas from all areas of journalism and communication history and from all time periods are welcome, as are scholars from all academic disciplines and all stages of their academic careers. This conference offers participants the chance to explore new ideas, garner feedback on their work, and meet colleagues from around the world interested in journalism and communication history in a welcoming environment. Your abstract or proposal should include a compelling rationale why the research is of interest to an interdisciplinary community of scholars.

All submissions must be uploaded to the Media History Exchange site, as follows: First, join the Media History Exchange (membership is free) at and request membership. Once you have joined, follow the step-by-step instructions describing how to upload an abstract to a specific conference. Please follow the instructions carefully. If you have any questions or run into any problems, contact Carolyn Edy or Jennifer Moore.

Last year’s program and additional information can be accessed at

Any questions? Contact conference co-coordinators Carolyn Edy, Appalachian State University, of the AEJMC History Division at and Jennifer E. Moore, University of Minnesota Duluth, of the American Journalism Historians Association at


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