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35th Annual Research Symposium - February 27, 2013

Communication and Information Research

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The College of Communication and Information
35th Annual Research Symposium

Time

Session

Location

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Registration

CCI 3rd Floor Lobby

9:00 - 9:25 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

CCI 3rd Floor Lobby

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address

Introduction of Speaker –

Dean Michael Wirth

CCI Auditorium

(Room 321)

 

Communication and Information Research in an Age of Convergence

 

 

August E. ("Augie") Grant
J. Rion McKissick Professor of Journalism
School of Journalism & Mass Communications
University of South Carolina

"Convergence and Disruption: The New Research Paradigms"

 

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Contributed Paper Session 1

New Roles for Media in Society

Moderator:  Dr. Rachel Fleming-May

CCI Auditorium

 

“Emergency Text Messaging Systems and Higher Education Campuses: Expanding Crisis Communication and Chaos Theory”

Tanya Ickowitz, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee
Dr. Michael Palenchar, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

 

 

“Social Media as Precursor to Arab Revolt”

Brittany Nauta, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee
Dr. Mark Harmon, Professor, University of Tennessee

 

 

“Early v. Election-Day Voters: A Media Profile”

Dr. Mark Harmon, Professor, University of Tennessee

 

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

Poster Session

CCI Lobby

 

(Poster presenters will be with their posters during this time, and poster judges will visit each poster and discuss them with the presenters. A complete list of posters and presenters is provided at the end of the program)

Poster Judges: 
Dr. Mark Harmon, School of Journalism and Electronic Media
Dr. Awa Zhu, School of Information Sciences

 

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

 

 

CCI Networking Opportunity –
Come and Visit with Colleagues

402 Communications Bldg.
Scripps Convergence Lab

1:45-2:45 p.m.

Contributed Paper Session 2:

Media’s Role in Society

Moderator: Dr. Jonathan Pettigrew 

CCI Auditorium

 

“Setting the Record Straight: Citizens’ First Amendment Right to Video Police in Public”

Denae D’Arcy, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

 

 

“When Old Issues Call Forth a New People: A Constitutive Rhetorical Analysis of Black Liberation Manifestos”

Ian Summers, University of Alabama

 

 

“A Research on Family-Owned Newspaper”

Mengmeng Li, Kansas State University
Xaiofei Song, Kansas State University
Alix Bilip, Kansas State University

 

2:45-3:15 p.m.

Contributed Paper Session 3:

Science Communication

Moderator:  Dr. Candace White

CCI Auditorium

 

“An Exploratory Study Of Science And Nature Collaborations In Pinterest”

Reid Boehm, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

 

“The Influences of Perceived Environmental Responsibilities on Green Purchasing Intentions”

Jinhee Lee, M.S. Student, University of Tennessee
Ilwoo Ju, Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

 

3:30 p.m.

Closing and Presentation of Awards

Dr. Candace White, Associate Professor
School of Adverstising and Public Relations

CCI Auditorium

Poster Session Participants

I Look To You: Religious Leaders as Social Support in the Management of Uncertainty within the African-American Community

Stephen Spates
Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

No, Kidding! Are We Branded From Birth? Content Analysis of Ads in Children's Magazines

Meenakshi Trichur Venkitasubramanian
Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee

Jinhee Lee
M.S. Student, University of Tennessee

Human information behavior in hospice care volunteerism in the Southeastern Appalachian region

Dr. Sheri Edwards
University of Tennessee

Communication Strategies in Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Drug Advertisements

Ilwoo Ju
Ph.D. Student, University of Tennessee


Symposium Committee

Dr. Rachel Fleming-May, School of Information Sciences
Dr. Mark Harmon, School of Journalism and Electronic Media
Dr. Jonathan Pettigrew, School of Communication Studies
Dr. Candace White, School of Advertising and Public Relations
Dr. Awa Zhu, School of Information Sciences
Dr. Suzie Allard, School of Information Sciences and Acting Director,
Center for Information and Communication Studies
Ms. Bobbie Suttles, Center for Information and Communication Studies
Ms. Diana Hall, Administrative Services Assistant

To download a pdf version of the program, click here: 2013 Symposium Program

For additional information, contact:

Ms. Diana L. Hall
College of Communication and Information
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0347
Office: (865) 974-6651 E-mail: diking@utk.edu