SASP-SPSSI Group Meeting on Intergroup Contact

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Mark your calendars for the SASP-SPSSI Group Meeting on Intergroup Contact to be held in Newcastle, Australia, 29 April-1 May 2019. The conference is aimed at junior and senior scholars in Social Psychology, Anthropology, Communication, Political Science, and Sociology (among others) with an interest in multiple perspectives on intergroup contact’s effects. For more information, please visit… Read more »

Focus Publication — October 2018

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for October 2018 is: Giles, M., Pines, R., Giles, H., & Gardikiotis, A. (2018). Toward a communication model of intergroup interdependence. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 26, 122-130.   ABSTRACT This article seeks to expand the theoretical base of intergroup communication by proposing a new model of interdependence. As a backdrop toward… Read more »

Call For Papers — 69th International Communication Association (ICA) Conference

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Call for papers at the 69th International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, May 2019 in Washington DC (USA). Each year IALSP is allocated one session (75 minutes) at the International Communication Association (ICA) conference.  This session allows us to continue a tradition of collegiality among our members, recruit new members, network, and showcase our work outside of our organization. In… Read more »

Call For Papers — The 12th International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB12)

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The 12th International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB12) will take place at the University of Alberta, Canada, 23-28 June, 2019. The conference theme is “Bilingualism and The Next Generation,” which highlights the importance of the next generation in language maintenance and survival on the one hand, and the importance of the next generation of scholars in… Read more »

Focus Publication – September 2018

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The (randomly) selected focus publication for September 2018 is: Walther, J. B. (2018). The emergence, convergence, and resurgence of intergroup communication theory in computer-mediated communication. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 26, 86-97. doi: 10.1080/15456870.2018.1432616 ABSTRACT This article describes the emergence, application, development, and refinement of intergroup communication theory to explain the social effects of computer-mediated communication. It… Read more »