IAICS/CAFIC 2015 Conference
The 21st International Conference of the International
Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS)
The 11th Biennual International Conference of the China Association for
Intercultural Communication (CAFIC)
Conference Theme: Culture, Communication, and Hybridity in an Age of Globalization
July 15-18, 2015, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Categories: Abstract, panel proposals, and workshop proposals may
•Abstract, 150-250 words in English, including positions,
affiliations, email addresses
and mailing addresses for all authors.
•Panel proposals reflecting the conference theme may be
submitted. All panel
proposals should provide a 100-word rationale and a 100-200 word
abstract of each
panelist's paper; include affiliation and email addresses for
•Workshop proposals relevant to the conference theme may
be submitted. Proposals
should be 3-5 pages in length, single spaced.
Deadline: Please submit abstracts by January 11, 2015, and panel/workshop proposals and
roundtable discussion sessions
by February 1, 2015.
Submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conference Working Languages: English and Chinese
Conference hosts: Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Conference website: http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/2015iaics_cafic/; http://www.uri.edu/iaics/
contact Dr. Guo-Ming Chen at email@example.com
The Third International Advanced Forum on Communication Studies of Language and Rhetoric
April 16th to 19th, 2015
at Jiangsu Normal University in Xuzhou of China
(Call for Submission | Submission Form)
The theme of the conference is National discourse and national rhetoric: strategies and methods of cultural communication in global context. Sub-themes are as the following:
I. Studies on global rhetoric and national rhetoric: 1. Reinterpreting rhetoric in a new media time: history, currents and trends; 2. Theory and method studies in international rhetoric teaching (such as teaching Chinese rhetoric as a foreign language); 3. Rhetoric teaching methods and its innovation; 4. Studies on comparative rhetoric: east and west.
II. Studies on national discourse: 1. Studies on national discourse system in global context. 2. Studies on communication of language and rhetoric in a digital era. 3. Studies on global communication of national culture. 4. Discourse system building in eastern Asia. 5. Studies on national narration. 6. Other aspects of rhetorical communication and national discourse.
Official Languages of the Forum: Chinese and English.
Dates for Submitting Abstracts and Full-text Papers:
The dead-line for abstracts in Chinese (300 characters maximum) or English
(350 words maximum) is December 30th, 2014. Please send your proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org before this date.
The formal notification will be sent to you before January 15th, 2015.
The dead-line for submitting accepted full-text papers is March 30, 2015. Please send your full-text papers to coordinators by the deadline.
Session Schedules at the NCA 100th Annual Convention
November 20-23, 2014, Chicago, IL
The Association for Chinese Communication Studies (ACCS) Session Schedules at the NCA 2014. The convention theme "The Presence of Our Past(s): NCA at 100th."
Questions or inquiries can be directed to the program planner, Dr. Qin Zhang, Fairfield University,
(email@example.com); 203-254-4000, Ext 3062.