PANEL AND PRESENTATION PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JULY 31

PAPER REQUIREMENT DROPPED

CALL FOR PAPERS
THIRD MORMON MEDIA STUDIES SYMPOSIUM
“Mormons and Meaning: How media shapes Mormon identities.”
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Salt Lake City

The communications departments of BYU and BYU-Idaho jointly announce the
Third Mormon Media Studies Conference. This conference brings together
students, scholars, researchers and interested observers of the relationship
between media and Mormonism.

The conference will be held at the BYU Salt Lake Center, 345 W. North Temple
St., Salt Lake City, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The BYU Salt Lake Center is a short
walk from the airport TRAX (lightrail) line and Frontrunner (commuter rail) North
Temple station and across the street from the Hyatt Place Hotel and nearby
Gateway shopping mall.

The theme of this conference is “Mormons and Meaning: How media shapes
Mormon identities.”

Papers related to all facets of Mormon Media Studies are welcome from students
and scholars in diverse disciplines including, but not limited to, communication,
history, sociology, media studies and religious studies.

The MMS 2014 conference will consider all submissions relevant to the areas of
interests including panel and paper proposals.

Preparation of Submissions:
Prospective authors should submit a cover page/paper or panel proposal in PDF
or .docx format. Such a digest may be a paragraph or two in length. The cover
page should include the paper title, topic of interest, author’s name, affiliations,
complete mailing addresses, telephone and, e-mail addresses of the
corresponding author, and a 100-word to 250-word abstract or proposal.

Proposals/abstracts should be emailed to Dr. Lane Williams, BYU-Idaho
Department of Communication williamsl@byui.edu before July 31, 2014.

A separate conference focused on the use of media by the members of The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18, at
the same location.


Contact Information/questions:
Lane Williams: BYU-Idaho Department of Communication, williamsl@byui
Joel Campbell, BYU Department of Communications, joelcampbell@byu.edu



PANEL AND PRESENTATION PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JULY 31
PAPER REQUIREMENT DROPPED


CALL FOR PANELS AND PRESENTERS
FIRST MORMON MEDIA CONFERENCE
“Hastening the Work: Using media to share the gospel.”
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
Salt Lake City


The communications departments of BYU and BYU-Idaho jointly announce the
First Mormon Media Conference. This conference brings together students, lay
members and interested people interested in using media to share the
gospel. This conference is intended for faithful, believing Latter-day Saints and
their friends. This is a separate event from the Mormon Media Studies
Symposium academic conference the previous day.

The conference will be held at the BYU Salt Lake Center, 345 W. North Temple
St., Salt Lake City, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. The BYU Salt Lake Center is a short
walk from the airport TRAX (lightrail) line and North Temple Frontrunner station
and across the street from the Hyatt Place Hotel and nearby Gateway shopping
mall.

The theme of this conference is “Hastening the Work: Using media to share the
gospel.”

Panels and presentations related to all facets of how church members use media
and social media to enhance their faith are welcome. Especial interest should be
to present to Latter-day Saint youth, including presentations about how to stay
safe online, about how to create uplifting media and about how to use media to
share with friends the church’s message.

This is a call for panels and presentations.

Preparation of Submissions:
Prospective presenters should submit a cover page/presentation or panel
proposal in PDF or .docx format. Such a digest may be a paragraph or two in
length. The cover page should include the paper title, topic of interest, author’s
name, affiliations, complete mailing addresses, telephone and, e-mail addresses
of the corresponding author, and a 100-word to 250-word abstract or proposal.

Proposals/abstracts should be emailed to Dr. Lane Williams, BYU-Idaho
Department of Communication: williamsl@byui.edu before June 1, 2014.


Contact Information/questions:
Lane Williams: BYU-Idaho Department of Communication, williamsl@byui
Joel Campbell, BYU Department of Communications, joelcampbell@byu.edu

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