15th National Communication Ethics Conference (June 6th-8th)

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Call for Papers
May 1, 2018
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Composition & Rhetoric, Humanities, 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 Andersen, 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
  • Andre E. Johnson, University of Memphis: Communication Ethics and Crisis

Please refer to the call for paper and panel submissions and registration form on our conference webpage (see link below) for more detailed information regarding the conference.


Send all submissions to cec@duq.edu by May 1, 2018.

We also request that you share this information with your organizational affiliates and any professional colleagues who may have an interest in participating. Please contact Rita McCaffrey, at mccaffreyr@duq.edu, or me, Austin Hestdalen, at hestdalena@duq.edu, for any questions regarding the conference.

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