2017 Conference

The Kentucky Communication Association will host its annual conference at General Butler State Park—Carrollton, KY on September 15-16, 2017.

The lodge at Buckhorn Lake Resort State Park

2017 Conference

Celebrating Communication and Culture

 

DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS: July 1, 2017 (View the CFP)
 
The Kentucky Communication Association annual conference will be held September 15-16, 2017, at General Butler State Park in Carrolton, Kentucky.  The conference, in its 86th year, is an excellent outlet for the promotion and development of excellence in classroom teaching; an opportunity for the dissemination of quality research and creative endeavors; and is offered in celebration of the artistic, humanistic, and scientific principles of communication.  
 
CONFERENCE THEME

This year’s conference will take a particular focus on celebrating communication and culture. Appropriate topics include best teaching practices, research and creativity related to communication and culture, including but not limited to instructional, interpersonal, mass, organizational, small group, applied, health, political, intercultural, and rhetorical communication, public relations and advertising, language/social interaction, mediation/dispute resolution and performance studies.  Undergraduate and graduate students and faculty scholars are encouraged to submit proposals for papers, interactive panels, workshops, and performances that address topics related to this theme, sparking discussion and active engagement between conference participants as we continue to address communication and culture’s current and future impact on the future of our discipline.
 

SITE DETAILS
 
General Butler State Resort Park
1608 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY 41008-0325


A fitting tribute to one of Kentucky’s foremost military families, the Park is named in honor of General William Orlando Butler, whose family’s military fame spans from colonial time through the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Mexican War and the Civil War. General Butler State Resort Park is a full-service resort. In addition to the conference, the Park offers a variety of activities: nature based arts & crafts, nature hikes, archery, or touring Butler-Turpin State Historic House. For more information, visit: http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/General-Butler/default.aspx 

DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS: July 1, 2017 (View the CFP)