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2018 National Communication Association Institute for Faculty Development

at Denison University

When

July 22-28, 2018
Opening Reception & Dinner on July 22

Where

100 West College St., Granville, OH 43023
Burton Morgan

A week-long conference
professional development for faculty who teach undergraduates

The NCA Institute for Faculty Development, also known as the “Hope Conference,” is a week-long conference that offers professional development to faculty who teach undergraduates.  Participants select two seminars and attend those sessions daily to learn new pedagogy, develop research interests or explore emerging topics with top scholar-teachers in their field.  Attendees gather to hear keynote presentations throughout the week.  A scholar-in-residence facilitates discussions of scholarship and addresses research trajectories.  In this intimate setting, faculty from across the country collaborate, network and build relationships in conversations and activities with fellow colleagues and seminar leaders. The institute provides inspiration as well as opportunities for personal and professional enrichment.

The Speakers

Conference Schedule

NCA Institute for Faculty Development is supported by funding from the National Communication Association.

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Registration

Location: Lounge, Good Hall Apartments
6:30 pm

Reception and Opening Dinner

Knobel Hall and Faculty Lounge – Burton Morgan Hall
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
8:15 am - 8:30 am

Welcome Remarks

Burton Morgan Lecture Hall- Room 115
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Morning Presentation by Mark Orbe

“Making a World of Difference: Engaging Communities through Intercultural Communication Research and Practice” Burton Morgan Lecture Hall
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 1: This Ain’t Your Grandparents’ Research Methods: Holistic Research for 21st Century Problems and Issues

Christine Davis

Burton Morgan 219
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 2: Communicating About Taboo Topics

Mark Orbe

Burton Morgan 218
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 3: Critical Interpersonal and Family Communication

Beth Suter

Burton Morgan 219
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 4: Inventing a Rhetoric of (Black) Suffering

Eric King Watts

Burton Morgan 218
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Conversation Hours with Patrice Buzzanell

Burton Morgan 220
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 5: Communicating Positive Deviance for Social Change

Arvind Singhal

Burton Morgan 219
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 6: Gender Matters in Contemporary News Media

Linda Steiner

Burton Morgan 218
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Dinner

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Evening Presentation by Arvind Singhal

“The Power of Flipping the Frame: Communication, Positive Deviance and Liberating Structure” President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
7:00 am - 8:15 am

Breakfast

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
8:15 am - 8:30 am

Welcome with Provost Kim Coplin

Burton Morgan Lecture Hall
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Morning Presentation by Linda Steiner

“Thinking about Sexual Scandal: How Can We Approach It, Cover it, Teach It, and Ameliorate It?” Burton Morgan Lecture Hall
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
9:35 am - 9:40 am

Group Photo

Burton Morgan
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 1: This Ain’t Your Grandparents’ Research Methods: Holistic Research for 21st Century Problems and Issues

Christine Davis

Burton Morgan 219
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 2: Communicating About Taboo Topics

Mark Orbe

Burton Morgan 218
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 3: Critical Interpersonal and Family Communication

Beth Suter

Burton Morgan 219
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 4: Inventing a Rhetoric of (Black) Suffering

Eric King Watts

Burton Morgan 218
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Conversation Hours with Patrice Buzzanell

Burton Morgan 220
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 5: Communicating Positive Deviance for Social Change

Arvind Singhal

Burton Morgan 219
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 6: Gender Matters in Contemporary News Media

Linda Steiner

Burton Morgan 218
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Optional Group Excursion – Buckeye Lake Winery

Visit the Buckeye Lake Winery website
7:00 am - 8:15 am

Breakfast

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Morning Presentation by Christine Davis

“Methodological Mysticism: Non-dual Consciousness and Holistic Inquiry” Burton Morgan Lecture Hall
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 1: This Ain’t Your Grandparents’ Research Methods: Holistic Research for 21st Century Problems and Issues

Christine Davis

Burton Morgan 219
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 2: Communicating About Taboo Topics

Mark Orbe

Burton Morgan 218
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 3: Critical Interpersonal and Family Communication

Beth Suter

Burton Morgan 219
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 4: Inventing A Rhetoric of (Black) Suffering

Eric King Watts

Burton Morgan 218
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 5: Communicating Positive Deviance for Social Change

Arvind Singhal

Burton Morgan 219
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 6: Gender Matters in Contemporary News Media

Linda Steiner

Burton Morgan 218
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Dinner

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Patrice Buzzanell, “10 Tips to Optimize Work-life Imbalance”

Huffman Dining Hall, President’s Room
7:00 am - 8:15 am

Breakfast

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Morning Presentation by Eric King Watts

“’Zombies are Real’: Fantasies, Conspiracies, and the Post-Truth Wars” Burton Morgan Lecture Hall
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 1: This Ain’t Your Grandparents’ Research Methods: Holistic Research for 21st Century Problems and Issues

Christine Davis

Burton Morgan 219
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 2: Communicating About Taboo Topics

Mark Orbe

Burton Morgan 218
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 3: Critical Interpersonal and Family Communication

Beth Suter

Burton Morgan 219
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 4: Inventing a Rhetoric of (Black) Suffering

Eric King Watts

Burton Morgan 218
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 5: Communicating Positive Deviance for Social Change

Arvind Singhal

Burton Morgan 219
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 6: Gender Matters in Contemporary News Media

Linda Steiner

Burton Morgan 218
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Dinner on your own

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“evil tricks no one ever discussed,” Discussion, Wine and Chocolates with Patrice Buzzanell

Faculty Lounge, 3rd floor Burton Morgan Hall
7:00 am - 8:15 am

Breakfast

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Morning Presentation by Elizabeth Suter

“Decoding Ideological Remakings of Family on China’s One-Child Policy Propaganda: A Critical Interpersonal and Family Communication Approach” Burton Morgan Lecture Hall
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Conversation Hours with Patrice Buzzanell

Burton Morgan 220
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 1: This Ain’t Your Grandparents’ Research Methods: Holistic Research for 21st Century Problems and Issues

Christine Davis

Burton Morgan 219
9:45 am - 11:45 am

Seminar 2: Communicating About Taboo Topics

Mark Orbe

Burton Morgan 218
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Available

Burton Morgan hallway (outside classrooms)
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 3: Critical Interpersonal and Family Communication

Beth Suter

Burton Morgan 219
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar 4: Inventing a Rhetoric of (Black) Suffering

Eric King Watts

Burton Morgan 218
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 5: Communicating Positive Deviance for Social Change

Arvind Singhal

Burton Morgan 219
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Seminar 6: Gender Matters in Contemporary News Media

Linda Steiner

Burton Morgan 218
6:00 pm

Closing Picnic

Location: All-American Room, Mitchell Center.
7:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

President's Dining Room, Huffman Hall
11:00 am

Checkout

Return key to conference staff member. Have a safe trip home.

Pricing & Registration

Registration fee includes seminar, accommodations, and most meals

$580

NCA Member

$750

NON-NCA Member

$365

Commuter Fee

includes seminars, on campus dinners, and lunches

Location & Venue

Location Image

Denison is located in Granville, Ohio, 25 miles east of the state capitol Columbus. The area provides an exciting array of activities, including concerts, performing arts, museums, professional sports, parks, outdoor recreation, galleries, and dining. Denison University is located about 30 miles east of the Columbus John Glenn International Airport (CMH).  Shuttles will be available for transportation from the airport to Denison.

Venue

Denison University

Burton Morgan, 100 West College Street, Granville, Ohio 43023