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Call for Papers

Louisiana Communication Association 12th Annual Conference

Saturday, September 25, 2010
Student Life Center
Delgado Community College
615 City Park Avenue
New Orleans, LA
8am-4pm

The conference theme for 2010 is "Who Dat?: Heroes, Hardship and the Power of Narrative." The role of communication in personal transformation transcends barriers of distance, class,  race and gender, and a post-Katrina New Orleans is experiencing a sea-change after electing a new mayor and winning the Superbowl.

This call for papers asks for research on media coverage of these events, rhetorical analysis, narrative or other communication-related research  of this or similar phenomenon in which identity is shaped and or transformed through a powerful event or series of events.

Submitters are encouraged to embrace the conference theme expressly, but presentations on all communication matters are welcome.

Submissions are due June 30, 2010.