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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Univ. of South Carolina College of Mass Communications and Information Studies will be holding a conference on "Convergence and Society: Ethics, Religion, and New Media" on October 19-21. 2006. Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit papers (or proposals/ abstracts of papers in progress or suggestions for panels) on subjects dealing with convergence, including ethics examination of current approaches to moral reasoning about convergence. Submission deadline is June 15, 2006. Authors will be notified on or before July 31, 2006. n

More information is available at the conference Web site: http://Newsplex.sc.edu. Papers and proposals should be sent to Augie Grant, ERNM conference chair, College of Mass Communication and Information Studies, Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, SC 29208: E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

JOURNALIST LAW SCHOOL The Civil Justice Program of the Loyola Law School (Los Angeles) is operating a tuition-free subsidized "journalist law school" June 14-18, 2006, in Los Angeles. This three-day pilot intensive seminar for working journalists from around the country is supported by Loyola, the L. A. Press Club, the L. A. County Bar Association, and other bar associations. n

For more information, including a fellowship program, visit the JLS Web site at www.lls.edu/cjp/jls or contact the Program Coordinator, Jennifer Klein at 213.736.1071 or E-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

LAW AND COMMUNI-CATIONS DEGREE PROGRAM The University of North Carolina will start a dual M.A./J.D. degree program in the Fall of 2006. The M.A. (in Mass Communication) will be offered by the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The program is expected to allow completion completed in approximately four years. n

For more information: Michael Hoefges Phone: 919.843.0971 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site: http://www.jomc.unc.edu/forprospectivestudents/gradadmissions.html and http://www.law.unc.edu/PAStudents/

 

SPJ PULLIAM FELLOWSHIP The Society of Professional Journalists invites mid-career editorial writers to apply for its annual Pulliam Fellowship. The cash award allows Pulliam Editorial Fellows to pursue studies in any field, including media ethics. Applicants must hold a position as a full-time editorial writer at a news publication located in the United States and have at least three years experience as an editorial writer. Work conducted under the Pulliam Fellowship must be ready for publication no more than 18 months after selection. The application postmark deadline is July 1, 2006. n

For more information: Phone: 317.927.8000 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site: http://spj.org/fellowships_pulliam.asp LAURANCE

 

ROCKEFELLER FELLOWSHIPS AT PRINCETON The Princeton University Center for Human Values invites applications from all disciplines for the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowships. These fellowships will be awarded for the academic year 2007-08 to outstanding scholars and teachers interested in devoting a year in residence at Princeton writing about ethics and human values. The deadline for receipt of application materials for the academic year 2007-08 is November 1, 2006. n

For more information: Stephen Macedo, Director & Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values. Phone: 609.258.4763; Fax: 609.258.2729; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Web site: http://www.princeton.edu/~uchv/index.html

 

ETHICS AND EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation invites anyone to apply for numerous grants available through the Foundation. Applicants must submit a formal Letter of Inquiry to begin the application process. This Letter of Inquiry must include, among other things, the applicant's name and contact information, the name of the applicant's organization, amount requested by the applicant, and project details for which the grant has been requested. The Letter of Inquiry must be received by October 15, 2006. Those applicants invited to apply for a grant on the basis of their letter of inquiry must send in their formal application by November 15, 2006. n

For more information: Nancy Woodson, Program Officer 210 Park Avenue, Suite 3150; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102 E-mail: [email protected] journalismfoundation.org; Phone: 405.604.5388; Fax: 405.604.0297 Web site: http://www.journalismfoundation.org/ application.html

 

HARVARD FELLOWSHIPS IN ETHICS The Harvard University Center for Ethics and the Professions invites applications from teachers and scholars who wish to develop their ability to address questions of moral choice in such areas as business, education, government, law and medicine. Applicants should hold a doctorate in philosophy, political theory, theology, or related disciplines; or a professional degree in business, education, public policy, law, or medicine. The deadline date for receipt of applications for Fellowships beginning September 2007 is December 1, 2006. n

For more information: Harvard University Center for Ethics and the Professions; 79 John F. Kennedy, St. Cambridge, MA 02138; Telephone: 617.495.1336; Fax: 617.496.6104: E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site: http://www.ethics.harvard.edu