American University School of Communication has a strong presence at the 2010 convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Faculty will be showing their work on a series of panels and presentations. See below for details, or view the conference program and read paper abstracts.
Wednesday, August 8:
1-5 p.m.: Associate professor John Watson delivers a presentation on "The Not So Subtle Racism of Presidential Politics."
2:30-2:45 p.m.: Assistant professor Angie Chuang speaks on a panel, "What Does it Take to Make the Transition Work? Models and Needs."
Thursday, August 9:
10:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m.: PhD student Jamie Schleser presents her high density referred research paper, "Something Old, Something New: Convergence Culture, Lifestage Marketing, and The Knot, Inc."
11:45-1:15 p.m.: Assistant professor Sol Hart presents his research paper, "Metaphors in Science Communication: The Influence of Metaphors on the Public Perception of Introduced Species."
11:45-1:15 p.m.: Assistant professor Deen Freelon presents his research paper, "Caustic Comments: Measuring Incivility in Online Comments and Testing."
1:30-3:00 p.m.: Assistant professor Sol Hart presents his research paper, "Attitude Change in Competitive Framing Environments? The Moderating Role of Open/Close-Mindedness on Framing Effects About Global Climate Change."
3:15-4:45 p.m.: Associate professor Rick Rockwell speaks on a panel, "A Century of Journalism and News Media in Latin America and the Carribean" on "A Perspective of the Trajectory of Central America."
Friday, August 10
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.: Assistant professor Wendy Melillo presents his research paper, "A New York Tribune Reporter's Correspondence, Captivity, and Escape During the American Civil War."
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.: Assistant professor Angie Chuang and assistant librarian Robin Chin Roemer present their research paper, "The DC Snipers and Shifting Signifiers of Otherness: Newspaper Coverage of John Allan Muhammad and John Lee Malvo."