PCA Radio & Audio Media

CFP Radio and Audio Media Area, PCA/ACA Conference April 5-8, 2023, San AntonioThe radio and audio media area provides a forum for scholars, practitioners, and artists of what Michelle Hilmes (2013) calls soundwork: “the entire complex of sound-based media that enters our experience through a variety of technologies and forms.” Its forms include, but are not limited to, journalism, narrative nonfiction, audio and radio drama, sports, podcasts, as well as films and TV adapted from radio or podcasts.

We invite papers and presentations on all aspects of radio and audio media, including but not limited to: radio and audio media history; radio and audio media programs and content (music, drama, talk, news, public affairs, features, interviews, sports, college, religious, ethnic, community, low-power, pirate, etc.); podcasting (news, public affairs, commentary, drama, branded content); new audio media (internet radio, streaming audio, etc.); audio social media (Clubhouse, Twitter Spaces, Reddit Talk, etc.); radio literature studies; media representations of radio and audio media; rhetorical research; legal and regulatory policy; economics of radio and audio media; and radio and audio media technology. We welcome U.S., international, or comparative works and media presentations. We are catholic regarding method, theory, or approach. Papers or presentations should be no more than fifteen minutes. We encourage you to emphasize audience involvement and elicit stimulating questions and discussion.Paper or presentation proposals must include an abstract of 200 words and paper or presentation title, and author’s institutional affiliation and email address.

We do not accept undergraduate student submissions. Submissions open Sept. 15, 2022 and close on Nov. 30, 2022. For further details: https://pcaaca.org/conference/2023

Address paper or presentation proposals or inquiries via email to: Matthew Killmeier, PCA/ACA Radio and Audio Media Area Chair, Dept. of Communication and Theatre, Auburn University at Montgomery, mkillmei@aum.edu 334-244-3950Matthew A. Killmeier
Chair, Dept. of Communication & Theatre
Auburn University at Montgomery
334-244-3950 (office)
207-317-7693 (mobile)