UW Communication at NCA

The National Communication Association, one of our discipline’s largest scholarly organizations, will be convening this month in Maryland and UW Communication will be there in force. If you plan to be at NCA this year, be sure to connect with us!

  • Join us for our annual UW Communication NCA reception for alumni, students, prospective students, and all friends of the department.
  • If you are a prospective graduate student, we invite you to come meet UW Communication faculty and students at the The Graduate School Open House on Thursday, November 16, from 1 to 4:00 p.m. EST in the NCA Exhibit Hall, Potomac Ballroom, of the Gaylord National Harbor. We’ll be there to answer your questions about admissions to our MA/PhD program, and our Masters program in Communication Leadership.
  • Join us as we celebrate a special panel “Celebrating Valerie Manusov Winner of the Mark L. Knapp Award in Interpersonal Communication” (Friday, 11/17: 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. EST Gaylord NationalRoom: National Harbor 3 – Convention Center, 2nd Floor)

UW Communication scholar presentations:

Leah Ceccarelli: panelist on “Urgent, Precarious, and Impure: Rhetoric and Ecological Futurities,” on Saturday, 11.18 at 11 a.m.

Kirsten Foot: (with Julia Simoes and Georgia Mauney) “How Evaluators of Multisector Collaborations View Collaborative Success,” on Sunday, 11/19 at 11a.m. 

Erin Keoppen: (with Kate Rich, Amanda Friz, and Kiana Koloushani) “Making Rhetoric in the Lab: Bringing ARSTM into Focus (Groups),” on Thursday, 11/16 at 12:30 p.m.

Seonah Kim: “Pursuing Freedom and Embodying Minoritized Identities in Academia: A Feminist Intersectional Perspective,” on Thursday, 11/16 at 11 a.m. and “Asian Baby Girl (ABG) Transformation: Re-presenting Racilaized and Gendered Visuals of Asian Femininity on YouTube,” on Friday, 11/17 at 12:30 p.m. (top paper panel) 

Jeehyun Jenny Lee: “Interviewing as Building Situated Platform Knowledge: A Reflection on Interviews with Transnational Women Content Creators,” on Saturday, 11/18 at 9:30 a.m.

Joshua Losoya: “Rhetoric (adj.) Power: Re-examining Plato’s Gorgias,” on Sunday 11/19 at 11 a.m.

Jacob Moran: “Fast Food Freedom: Paradiastolic Personae and Emancipated Consumer Subjectivities,” on Saturday, 11/18 at 2 p.m.

LeiLani Nishime: panelist on “Academic Career ‘Freedom’: Confronting Bamboo Ceilings for Asian Americans in Communication and Beyond,” on Thursday, 11/16 at 2 p.m. and “Mutual Mentoring, Networking and Community Building as Asian/Pacific American Scholars,” on Saturday, 11/18 at 3:30 p.m. 

Matthew Powers: “Conceptualizing Local News: Theoretical Foundations and Conversations on the Changing Information Landscape,” on Friday, 11/17 at 3:30 p.m. 

Grace Rogers: “‘Henry Golding is Pretty Hot’: Mixed Asian/White Actors and the Production of Desirability in Modern Hollywood Romantic Comedies,” on Friday, 11/17 at 12:30 p.m (top paper panel). and panelist on “Mutual Mentoring, Networking and Community Building as Asian/Pacific American Scholars,” on Saturday, 11/18 at 3:30 p.m. 

Lando Tosaya: panelist on “Great Creative Pedagogical Ideas for Theatre, Film, and Multi-Media,” on Thursday, 11/16 at 3:30 p.m. 

Rebekah Welch: “A Landscaped Campaign: Gig Companies and the Appropriation of Voice in California’s Proposition 22,” on Thursday, 11/16 at 3:30 p.m. (top paper panel)

Eli Wilson: “Disability Wellness Coaching,” on Saturday, 11/18 at 2 p.m.

Valerie Manusov: (with Brooke Wolfe and Kristina Scharp) “Building Resilience in Response to Identity-based Discrimination Through In Person and Online Communication,” on Saturday, 11/18 at 9:30 a.m and (with Devon Geary) “Facilitated Contact: Building the Container for Interracial Conversations about Race,” on Thursday 11/16 at 9:30 a.m. (top paper panel)