Two Spotlight Panels at NCA!
November 13-15, 2010
San Francisco, California USA
Saturday - All Day Session: Preconference on Ethnography
"Counter-Narrative: The Challenge Extremists Pose and What Progressive Academics Can Do About It"
Sunday - Two Sessions
“Constructing Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Applying Communication and Narrative Theories to Counter-Terrorism” Vice President’s Spotlight Panel, National Communication Association, San Francisco, Sunday, November 14, 8am – 9:15, Hilton San Francisco/Golden Gate 6
The Global War on Terror will not be won with weapons, but with diplomacy and influence facilitated through cultural understanding. This panel represents the Consortium for Strategic Communication at ASU whose mission has made significant advances in applying communication and narrative theories to real world problems in counter-terrorism using qualitative and quantitative approaches in three regions across the globe, including the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North Africa/Southern Europe.
Chair: Steven Corman, Arizona State University; panelists: Pauline Hope Cheong, Chris Lundry, Jeffry Halverson, Megan Fiske, Angela Trethewey, Scott Ruston, Chase L. Clow, Kirk Erikson, and me, all of Arizona State University and the Consortium for Strategic Communication.
“Building Bridges Across the World: Cross-Cultural Inspiration” Vice President’s Spotlight Panel, National Communication Association, San Francisco, Sunday, November 14, 2pm-3:15, Hilton San Francisco / Continental 1
Chair: Clarke Rountree, University of Alabama in Huntsville. Discussion with noted internationally renown inspirational leadership speaker Terry Pearce and distinguished guest panelists John Lyne, University of Pittsburgh, Michael Hyde, Wake Forest University, and me.
See Terry’s blog about it at:
Appearances Scheduled for Spring 2011
Watch for additional public appearances in 2011, including a featured day-long narrative writing workshop to be held at the 7th International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry (with Chris Poulos); and two anticipated panels, one on “Activist Impulses in Qualitative Inquiry” and another one on “Tenure Tales (Part II): Trials, Transgressions, and Triumphs.” (May 17-21, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
See the conference website for details: http://www.icqi.org/