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09.20.21

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Call for editorial members!The editor-in-chief of the Korean Journal of Communication, Dr. Do Kyun David Kim, is asking for your help:"KACA is launching its own academic and peer-reviewed journal, the Korean Journal of Communication (KJoC). .As the first step, KJoC needs your voluntary participation in organizing an official editorial team including associate editors, editorial board members, editorial assistants, manuscript reviewers, etc. If you are interested in serving as our official editorial team, please email Dr. Do Kyun David Kim (Editor-In-Chief) at do.kim@louisiana.edu at your earliest convenience. .The KJoC editorial team members will be acknowledged on the journal’s website and any of KJoC’s official printed volumes/materials. .All KACA members including faculty members and doctoral candidates are welcome to join our editorial team. You can simply say “Yes, include me” in the email message to Dr. Kim with your affiliation, position, and area(s) of expertise..Thank you very much for your kind consideration. It will be a great academic service opportunity for you! Don’t hesitate, but simply email Dr. Kim now!.For more information about the call, please visit: www.thekaca.org/journal-2/ ... See MoreSee Less
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09.11.21

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Dr. Jinae Kang, the 2021-2023 KACA President, just released a welcome message stating, "as I begin my term as president, three keywords express my feelings about KACA: resilience, resourcefulness, and empowerment." To read the full welcome letter, go to: www.thekaca.org/news/2021-2023-presidents-welcome-message/ ... See MoreSee Less
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09.08.21

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The deadline for the KACA-KOFICE Research Grant is this Friday! If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please be sure to submit it by Friday at midnight (EST).For submission details, please follow this link: www.thekaca.org/news/kaca-kofice-research-grant-2021/ ... See MoreSee Less
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09.06.21

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Welcome 2021-23 KACA officers!This month, the new officers step into their positions with KACA. We would like to congratulate and welcome them to their positions. Also, we look forward to the work ahead!To know more about the 2021-23 KACA officers, follow the link to the election announcement: www.thekaca.org/news/2021-kaca-election-results/ ... See MoreSee Less
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08.23.21

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We would like to recognize the inaugural editor of the Korean Journal of Communication, Dr. Do Kyun David Kim from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette!In a statement regarding his role in the journal and his goals moving forward, Dr. Kim states:"I feel very good about the Korean Journal of Communication because I know our KACA members are ready to actively and substantially support this pioneering opportunity in all possible ways. Therefore, instead of believing in my own ability, I rather believe in our KACA members' capacity, passion, and support for this collaborative effort. Surely, I will do my best to make our dream come true. Most importantly, I have no doubt that the Korean Journal of Communication will be a GREAT journal! If you have any ideas, suggestions, questions, or concerns, please don't hesitate to share that with me. The engine is on now, let's accelerate the move together!"We look forward to your work with the journal!#kacamembermondays ... See MoreSee Less
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08.19.21

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Congratulations to Dr. Jiyoung Cha from San Francisco State University on receiving the top paper award for the paper titled “The moderating effect of entrepreneurship orientation on the relationship between conventional quality signals and media crowdfunding success!” We applaud your dedication and hard work to research and academic scholarship.#kacaKOFICE2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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08.13.21

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Congratulations to the KACA Award recipients on your achievements! We commend you on your dedication and hard work to research and academic scholarship..We would like to recognize those who have received awards during the KACA sessions at the 2021 AEJMC conference:.Top Paper Award“Portals as a gateway to civic engagement: The case of South Korea”- Damhee Kim, University of Arizona- Joshua von Herrmann, University of Arizona- Seungahn Nah, University of Oregon.Top Student Paper Award“How news usage and the perceived credibility of government news sources contributed to engaging in preventive behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic: In the context of the Protection Motivation Theory”- Se Jung Kim, Syracuse University- Seo Yoon Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign- Heejae Lee, Syracuse University- Shengjie Yao, Syracuse University.Best Reviewer Award- Dr. Hyunsang Son, University of New Mexico..#kacaaejmc2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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08.09.21

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Research grant opportunity for KACA members!A message from the 2019-2021 KACA President: "I hope all is well with you and your family. As you may know, our KACA-KOFICE conference held virtually on August 4, 2021, was successful! A diverse group of scholars and invited speakers gave us in-depth insights into K-culture and media strategy. We sincerely appreciate those who presented their research and shared expertise while providing us an excellent networking opportunity. We also appreciate those who participated.....For our continuing collaboration, KACA and KOFICE are pleased to announce a research grant opportunity to our KACA member scholars. The research grants of from $500 to $1,000 will be given to 2 to 4 scholars to support their research projects in making significant contributions to the knowledge of various communication fields related to any of the following topics:.- K-pop and global fandom- K-drama and Netflix- K-movie- Korean cuisine, mukbang, and viral food videos- Korea eSports- K-culture, social media, and interactivity- Media strategies for K-contents- Korea's response to COVID-19- Other significant issues related to K-culture.We welcome various theoretical orientations and methodological approaches to research. Please see the following submission guidelines for more information. .1. Deadline: All grant proposals should be submitted to aejmckaca@gmail.com no later than Friday, September 10, 2021 (Midnight, EST) .2. Qualifications:All KACA members (graduate student, non-tenure-track, tenure-track, and tenured faculty) paid dues in 2021 can submit a grant proposal. You may become a member at the time of your grant proposal submission before the deadline.Awards will be made based on blind peer review and merit scores. The goal of this grant award is to cultivate the next generation of scholars by supporting their work. Thus, priority will be given to emerging scholars who received their doctoral degrees within three years** when the review outcomes are comparable. .3. Format: Two-page research proposal (excluding references and budget information)should contain the goal of the project, a brief literature review, research questions/hypotheses, and a detailed method section;should be consistent with the APA style or any other standard academic format; andshould justify the research expenses .4. The submission process and requirementSubmission method: All grant proposals should be submitted by email. Please send files (the title page file and the two-page abstract in M.S. Word or PDF format) to aejmckaca@gmail.com. .All submissions must include a separate cover page containing the following information: paper title, author name, affiliation, mailing address, email address, and phone number. ** Please provide the month and year of PI's Ph.D. degree. .Author identification: Names and all information that may identify the author(s) should not appear anywhere in the grant proposal other than on the separate cover page.All submissions will be blind reviewed by three reviewers with expertise in the area..Funded research projects should be completed by the end of July 2022, and grant recipients must present their findings at a special webinar session scheduled in August 2022. .If you have any questions regarding the grant, please feel free to contact Hanna Park (hannapark@sunmoon.ac.kr). Thank you for your interest in submitting a grant proposal.Best regards,Moon J. Lee, KACA President (2019-2021)To read the full message, please go to: www.thekaca.org/news/kaca-kofice-research-grant-2021/ ... See MoreSee Less
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08.04.21

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Please join us this evening for the KACA-KOFICE conference from 7:00-10:00 p.m. (8월 5일 목요일 오전 9시-정오). We encourage all participants to use this background image specially designed for the conference!.패널 세션: 7:00-8:10 p.m. CDT (패널: 이승준 영화 감독, Bernie Cho DFSB Kollective 대표)리서치 세션: 8:20-9:30 p.m. CDT그랜트 세션: 9:30-9:50 p.m. CDT참가비: 무료 (AEJMC 등록하지 않아도 참석 가능).Panel Session: 7:00-8:10 p.m. CDT (Panelists: Seung-jun Yi, Film Director; Bernie Cho, DFSB Kollective President)Research Session: 8:20-9:30 p.m. CDTGrant Session: 9:30-9:50 p.m. CDTParticipation Fee: Free (Allowed to attend without AEJMC registration)#kacakofice2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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08.04.21

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The AEJMC Conference begins today. Please join us for the two KACA sessions that will be held tomorrow evening, a refereed paper session, the KACA business meeting and webinar. These sessions begin on Thursday, August 5 at 5:00 p.m., CDT (Friday, August 6 7:00 a.m. KST).....#kacaaejmc2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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08.03.21

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The KACA events this week begins with the KACA-KOFICE Conference tomorrow! The conference will have multiple sessions that feature two renowned guest speakers (Seung-jun Yi and Bernie Cho), research presentations and awards. Please join us from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. CDT (Thurs. August 5 9:00-10:00 a.m. KST)...Be sure to register at: forms.gle/s39jPUGEVUrx95eG7...Share your KACA-KOFICE experience with us by using the hashtag: #kacakofice2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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07.31.21

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KACA-KOFICE 이벤트가 곧 개최됩니다! 유명한 초대 연사인 이승준씨와 조버니씨의 이야기를 들어보겠습니다.The KACA-KOFICE event will take place soon! Join us to hear from our renowned guest speakers, Seung-jun Yi and Bernie Cho.이승준씨는 영화감독이며 영화감독을 포함하여 여러 다큐멘터리 상을 받았습니다.DMZ국제다큐영화제 최우수한국다큐영화상 "그림자꽃"(2019), DOC NYC shorts Competition 심사위원상, 아카데미상 다큐멘터리 부문 최우수상 "부재의 기억"(2018) (www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mrgpv-JgH9M) 후보에 올랐습니다., EIDF 유니세프상 "달에 부는 바람"(2014), IDFA상은 장편 다큐멘터리 부문, EIDF 유니세프 및 관객상 "달팽이의 별"(2011)을 (blog.naver.com/i_sfac/221894055119) 수상했습니다.Seung-jun Yi is a film director who has received several documentary awards including theDMZ International Documentary Film Festival Best Korean Documentary Award for "Shadow Flowers" (2019), Grand Jury Prize in the DOC NYC shorts Competition and ; nominated for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards (www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mrgpv-JgH9M) for "In the Absence" (2018), the EIDF UNICEF Award for "Wind on the Moon" (2014), and the IDFA Award for Best Feature- Length Documentary, EIDF UNICEF and Audience Awards (blog.naver.com/i_sfac/221894055119) for "Planet of Snail" (2011). DFSB 콜렉티브의 대표이신 조버니씨는 600여 명의 한국 대중음악 아티스트에게 디지털 미디어, 마케팅 및 유통 솔루션을 전문으로 제공하는 서울에 본사를 둔 아티스트 & 라벨 서비스 에이전시 입니다. 조버니씨는 YouTube Originals 다큐멘터리 시리즈 "K-Pop Evolution"(www.sparklabs.co.kr/sp/modal/mentors/Bernie-Cho.php))의 컨설턴트/해설위원으로도 활동하고 있습니다.Bernie Cho, President of DFSB Kollective, is a Seoul-based Artist & Label Services agency that specializes in providing digital media, marketing, and distribution solutions to 600+ Korean Pop music artists. Cho is also a Consultant/Commentator for the YouTube Originals documentary series "K-Pop Evolution"(www.sparklabs.co.kr/sp/modal/mentors/Bernie-Cho.php).#kacaKOFICE2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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