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2023 Media & Civil Rights History Symposium

The biennial Media & Civil Rights History Symposium welcomes scholars from various disciplines and approaches who address the vital relationship between civil rights and public communication from local/national/transnational contexts, perspectives and periods.

The symposium will include the presentations of the 2021 and 2023 Ronald T. and Gayla D. Farrar Awards.

Call for Abstracts and Proposals
(Papers, Research-in-Progress and Panels)

We are accepting abstracts (up to 1,000 words) for research papers, research-in-progress presentations and panel sessions on all aspects of the historical relationship between media and civil rights. Presentations must be in person.

Submission deadline: The submission deadline has passed.

Contact Us

Dr. Kenneth Campbell
Media & Civil Rights History Symposium
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

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