IAMCR invites submissions of abstracts for papers and panel proposals for the 2015 IAMCR conference to be held from 12 -16 July, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. The overall theme of the conference is Hegemony or Resistance? The Ambiguous Power of Communication. The deadline to submit abstracts is 9 February 2015.
Organised by Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la communication, l’information et la société (CRICIS) in collaboration with IAMCR and the PANAM network, Governance and Public Service Media in Knowledge Societies is an IAMCR 2015 post-conference that will take place on 16 and 17 July.
Geisa Fernandes, a recent PhD graduate from the University of São Paulo, received her first travel grant to attend the 2013 IAMCR in Dublin and a second one a year later to attend the conference in Hyderabad. Her paper, presented to the Comic Art Working Group, was titled: We should drink more beers together: How cartoonists could teach comics...
Contemporary Television Series. Narrative Structures and Audience Perception
Edited by Valentina Marinescu, Silvia Branea and Bianca Mitu -
This book proposes an interdisciplinary and multicultural approach of old concepts like fiction, reality and narrativity applied to actual worldwide television series. The authors analyze the almost...
In a letter sent to the membership on 12 November, IAMCR president, Janet Wasko, announced the opening of IAMCR's international secretariat in Montevideo, Uruguay and the appointment of Bruce Girard as Executive Director of the association.
Wajiha Raza Rizvi, a PhD student at University of the Punjab in Pakistan received a travel grant to attend IAMCR 2014 in Hyderabad. Her paper on censorship of visual pleasure in Pakistani film was presented to the Gender & Communication Section. Wajiha says the experience left her with increased confidence.