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Carolinas Communication Association Call for Papers – CCA18

Deadline: April 18, 2018  extended to May 9, 2018

CCA-03Carolinas Communication Association invites submissions for presentation at the CCA Annual Conference, September 28-29, 2018 in Charlotte, NC.  CCA invites papers of all methods and interests for presentation at a regional conference representing scholars from North and South Carolina and around the region. All are welcome.

Carolinas Communication Association will accept the following submission types: Individual Papers, Paper Sessions, Panel Discussions, GIFTS INC. CCA also sponsors Top Paper Awards for the top undergraduate student paper, the top graduate student paper, and the top faculty paper presented at the conference.

CCA is a supportive and welcoming venue for student paper presentations from both graduate and undergraduate students. We encourage individual paper and paper sessions submissions from students across the Carolinas and throughout the region.

Individual Papers: Papers should represent completed projects and will be blind reviewed for acceptance and in competition. All individual paper submissions will be considered for the selected award category — faculty-authored, graduate student-authored, and undergraduate student-authored. To qualify as a student paper, the paper must have been written by the student (no faculty co-authors). Students who plan to graduate in 2018 may submit student papers completed while they were students even if they will be graduated before the dates of the conference. CCA welcomes papers of any methodology and citation style.

Paper Sessions: Paper sessions are sessions including at least 4 papers prepared for presentation and centered around a common theme. Paper sessions proposals should include an abstract for the session followed by a list of the paper titles, authors, and short abstracts for each included paper. Full papers need not be submitted for review under this type of submission.

Panel Sessions: Panel sessions are discussion, roundtable, or alternate format sessions. Panel session proposals should include the topic to be discussed and a list of the panelists that will participate in the presentation.

GIFTS INC: Great Ideas for Teaching Students in the Carolinas. CCA welcomes submissions of teaching and learning activities that have been tested in the classroom. GIFTS presentations are meant to be short presentations of teaching techniques, activities, or semester-long projects that engage students in the teaching and learning process. Proposals should include a title, a list of courses that could use the activity, a brief description of the purpose of the activity and directions for completing the activity in the classroom.

 All accepted presenters are expected to register for and attend the conference Sept. 28-29, 2018 in Charlotte, NC. For more information about the conference, visit CCA online.

To submit a paper or proposal, email your paper or proposal to All submissions must include the name, university affiliation, and contact information including email address for all listed presenters. Please indicate a category in which the proposal is intended to be reviewed (GIFTS INC, Panel Session, Paper Session, or Individual Paper; and if individual paper, please also indicate the award category of best fit (undergraduate author, graduate student author, or faculty author).