Call for Papers: AEJMC 2017 KACA

Korean American Communication Association

Call for 2017 AEJMC Papers

Title: 2017 AEJMC Annual Conference (100th Anniversary) KACA research session invitation

Location: Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, USA

Time: August 9 – 11, 2017
The Korean American Communication Association (KACA) invites you to submit original research papers to 2017 AEJMC – KACA competitive research sessions. Research topics that focus on various aspects of media and communication studies related to Korea are welcome. The AEJMC-KACA sessions embrace various theoretical orientations and methodological approaches to research.


Guidelines for All Submissions

  1. Deadline: All submissions must be made no later than 11pm, EST, April 8 (Saturday), 2017 2. Categories of Submissions (two categories):


1) Full papers

– 25 pages maximum (no more than 25 pages), plus references, tables, figures, and all notes.

– Consistent with the APA style, paper should be 12 points, Time New Roman, and double-spaced.


2) Extended abstracts

– 5 pages maximum, plus references, tables, figures, and all notes.

– Consistent with the APA style, paper should be 12 points, Time New Roman, and double-spaced.

Extended abstracts should contain literature review, research questions/hypotheses, a detailed method section, and actual findings (NOT expected findings). Abstracts only with literature review or research questions would NOT be considered.


3) Full papers are preferred. Only original research will be accepted. Research studies that already presented, submitted, or accepted for presentation or publication should not be submitted.

  1. Submission process, requirement, and paper award


1) All submissions must include a separate cover page and an abstract with approximately 250 words. A separate cover page should include the following information: Title, name(s) of the author(s), affiliation, mailing address, email address, and phone numbers.


2) Author Identification: Names and all information that may identify the author(s) should not appear anywhere in the paper other than on the separate cover page.


3) All submissions will be blind reviewed by two or three referees/reviewers with expertise in the area.


4) For paper submission, authors do not need to be a member of KACA or AEJMC. However, once the paper accepted, at least one author of the submitted paper should register for the conference, and attend the conference to present the paper at the KACA session.
5) The best paper(s) (best faculty paper AND/OR best student paper) will be selected and awarded a cash prize. Only full papers, not extended abstracts, will be considered. A paper will be considered a student paper only when ALL authors of the paper are students. If you have any questions regarding the call for papers, you may contact:

  1. Submission Method: All submissions should be in MS Word and sent to Chang-Dae Ham by email:


  1. Reviewer recruitment:

Please volunteer to review papers submitted to AEJMC-KACA session! If you are interested, please fill out the form using that like below


Questions about the call should be directed to the session planner: Chang-Dae Ham (email:



Chang-Dae Ham, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising

College of Media

Institute of Communications Research

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

VP, Korean American Communication Association (KACA)


Office: 330 Gregory Hall, MC-462, 810 S. Wright St. Urbana, IL, 61801



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