Submissions are due Monday, January 2, 2023
After several tumultuous years, GCA is preparing to resume in-person conference proceedings at Augusta University on February 17th and 18th, 2023! GCA invites paper, panel, and GIFTS (Great Ideas for Teaching Speech) proposals from faculty, students, and professionals. Both applied and research-based presentations are sought. Adjunct faculty, graduate student, and undergraduate student participation is encouraged. We especially welcome submissions from newcomers to the organization!
This year, submissions will be sent through our brand-new website portal. Click here to go to the submission portal.
This year, you have the option of submitting an abstract or a complete paper through the portal. If you are submitting an abstract or proposal, you can type it into the text boxes. If you are submitting a complete paper, you can attach it in the portal.
Paper Presentation (10-15 min) Similar papers may be grouped in a session.
Panel Presentation (45 min) Intended for multiple presenters that may include faculty, students, and/or community partners, ideally with an interactive component.
Roundtable Discussion (45 min) A presenter-facilitated discussion allowing for deeper engagement with an idea, trend, program, or research topic.
Interactive Workshop (45 min) Allows faculty, students, and/or communication practitioners to actively teach models for engaged or community-based learning.
Immersive Experience (90 min) A longer-form interactive workshop allowing for extended time to examine a singular topic or issue in depth.
“Great Ideas for Teaching Students”/GIFTS (5 minute max) Submit an abbreviated classroom idea, assignment, or activity that inspires innovative teaching and learning.
- Oratory/Public Speaking
- Language & Social Interaction
- Nonverbal/Visual Communication
- Communication Theory & Research Interpersonal Communication
- Group Communication
- Business & Organizational Communication Intercultural Communication
- Gender Studies
- Journalism & Mass Media
- Public Relations & Strategic Communication
- Film & Theatre
- Service Learning & Civic Engagement
- Instructional Communication, Communication Education, or Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
- Other (please specify)