After a hiatus for annual holidays, we are returning with the first focus publication of 2017! The (randomly) selected focus publication for January 2017 is: Lin, M-C., Giles, H., & Soliz, J. (2016). Problematic intergenerational communication and caregiving in the family: Elder abuse and neglect. In L.N. Olson & M.A. Fine (Eds), The darker side of… Read more »
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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 2017, ICA will be in San Diego, California (May 25-29). We anticipate that this will… Read more »
The (randomly) selected focus publication for October 2016 is: Giles, H., & Stohl, M. (2016). Fans, rivalries, communities, and nations: An intergroup approach to communication and sports. In A. Billings (Ed.), Sports communication as a field (pp. 150-164). New York: Routledge. [PDF] A PDF of the chapter is available via the link above.
On behalf of the IALSP Executive Committee, I’m delighted to announce that nominations are now open for the Jim Bradac Prize. The Jim Bradac Early Career Prize is awarded to an IALSP member who, within five years of completing her/his PhD, has already made a significant contribution to the field as evidenced by her/his cumulative body of… Read more »
The (randomly) selected focus publication for March/April 2016 is: Hewett, D.G., Watson, B.M., & Gallois, C. (2015). Communication between hospital doctors: Underaccommodation and interpretability. Language and Communication, 41, 71-83. Abstract: We examined underaccommodation in hospital medical charts, with a focus on interpretability. In Study 1 147 hospital doctors completed a questionnaire including interpretations of chart entries from… Read more »