The biennial Media & Civil Rights History Symposium welcomes scholars from various disciplines and approaches who address the vital relationship between civil rights and public communication from local/national/transnational contexts, perspectives and periods.
The symposium will include the presentations of the 2021 and 2023 Ronald T. and Gayla D. Farrar Awards.
Call for Abstracts and Proposals
(Papers, Research-in-Progress and Panels)
We are accepting abstracts (up to 1,000 words) for research papers, research-in-progress presentations and panel sessions on all aspects of the historical relationship between media and civil rights. Presentations must be in person.
Submission deadline: Submission deadline is Monday, January 9, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Notification of acceptance will be made by Feb. 6, 2022.
Dr. Kenneth Campbell
Media & Civil Rights History Symposium
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208