James W. Carey Media Research Award 2018

The Carl Couch Center invites nominations or self-nominations for works to be considered for its annual James W. Carey Media Research Award. Welcome are works on topics that were central to Carey's scholarship. Submissions might focus on technology, time, space and communication, the nature of public life, the relation between journalism and popular culture -- among others -- taking these themes in new or different directions. Applications will be evaluated based on engagement with Carey's approaches and concepts, originality, and advancement of knowledge.  Evaluation will be administered by a Review Committee of:

     Prof. Kathy Roberts Forde, University of Massachusetts
     Prof. John Pauly, Marquette University
     Prof. Linda Steiner, University of Maryland
Both single and multiple authored works will be accepted.  All submissions must be works that have been published or have been accepted for publication in a book or journal. To be considered for the 2018 award, works should have been published or accepted in 2017.

Submitted works should be sent to Sarina Chen, at the address below, according to the following directions: Works may be submitted electronically in plain text, Microsoft Word or PDF format. If a book is submitted, please send a copy of the table of contents and front matter electronically, along with a brief author statement (500 words maximum) describing how the book relates to Carey's thought. Then ask your publisher to furnish five (5) review copies for consideration by the committee.

The application deadline is April 5, 2018. Notification of award application will be sent out by September 1.

For questions and comments about the Carey Award, please contact:

Sarina Chen
Lang Hall 326
Dept. of Communication Studies
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614 USA
E-mail: sarina.chen [at] uni.edu