Call for Paper/Panel Submissions

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June 6, 2018 to June 8, 2018
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Humanities, Linguistics, Philosophy

The Duquesne University Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies is inviting participants for the 15th National Communication Ethics Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, from June 6–8, 2018 (Wednesday through Friday). The conference is taking place on Duquesne University’s campus and is welcoming paper and panel submissions in the following four content areas: (1) Communication Ethics and Argument, (2) Communication Ethics and Semiotics, (3) Communication Ethics and Communities of Practice, and (4) Communication Ethics and Crisis.

Keynote speakers for each of the four content areas will include:

  • Kenneth Anderson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Communication Ethics and Argument
  • Susan Petrilli, University of Bari: Communication Ethics and Semiotics
  • Patrick Lee Plaisance, The Pennsylvania State University at University Park: Communication Ethics and Communities of Practice
  • Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, University of Oklahoma: Communication Ethics and Crisis

Please refer to the call for paper and panel submissions attached for more detailed information regarding the conference.

We would also like to request that you share this information with your organizational affiliates and any professional colleagues displaying an interest in the conference. Please contact our Administrative Assistant, Rita McCaffrey, at, or me, Austin Hestdalen, at, for any questions regarding the conference. 

Contact Info: 

Rita McCaffrey

Austin Hestdalen

Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies

Duquesne University

600 Forbes Avenue-340 College Hall

Pittsburgh, PA  15282


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