2016 CEC / IADA Conference Announcement & Call for Papers -- Online Registration & Payment Forms Now Available

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Call for Papers
April 30, 2016
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Composition & Rhetoric, Communication, Humanities, Philosophy, Languages

Duquesne University – Pittsburgh, PA
June 1–4, 2016

The 14th National Communication Ethics and 2016 International Association for Dialogue Analysis (IADA) conferences will be held June 1-4, 2016 at the Duquesne University Power Center in Pittsburgh, PA, sponsored by the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, the Communication Ethics Institute, and the International Association for Dialogue Analysis.

We welcome papers and panel proposals addressed to each of the conference’s four content areas: (1) Dialogic Ethics; (2) Organizational Language and Dialogue; (3) Rhetoric and Dialogue; and (4) Semioethics.

The conference features invited speakers for each area:

  • Dialogic Ethics: Lisbeth Lipari, Denison University, the recipient of the James A. Jaska Scholar in Residence Award in Communication Ethics
  • Organizational Language and Dialogue: François Cooren, Université de Montréal
  • Rhetoric and Dialogue: Scott Stroud, University of Texas at Austin
  • Semioethics: Guest panel to be determined

Papers: We invite abstracts of 200–500 words or completed papers of a maximum of 30 pages, including references. Any citation style is permitted (e.g., MLA, APA, Chicago).

Panel Proposals: Panel proposals may include up to five participants. Please include a title page with a 500-word (maximum) rationale and 200-word abstract for each presentation.

Send all submissions to cec@duq.edu by April 30, 2016.


Registration costs include three evening receptions with hors d’oeuvres, two lunches, a full breakfast buffet on Saturday, and a one-year IADA membership (including a subscription to Language and Dialogue and 30% off Dialogue Studies series by John Benjamins).

  • Faculty—$280.00
  • Graduate—$180.00
  • Undergraduate—$110.00

Please fill out the registration form here.

Please find the online payment form here.

Contact Info: 

For additional information, please contact conference directors (Ronald C. Arnett, Garnet Butchart, or Janie Harden Fritz) or graduate student coordinators (Susan Mancino, Sarah Flinko, or Hannah Karolak) at cec@duq.edu or 412-396-6446.

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