Author signing at Barnes & Noble

If you’re in the Florence, South Carolina area, be sure to stop in at Barnes & Noble in Magnolia Mall on Saturday August 1st. Local author Jon Tuttle will be signing copies of his newly released book, The Trustus Plays.


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ECREA Philosophy of Communication Conference: Call for Papers - LANDMARKS 2

9-11 December 2010, IGRS, School of Advanced Study, University of London

“Communication and Memory”

The ECREA Section for the Philosophy of Communication will host its second Landmarks conference, from 9-11 December 2009, at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study. Landmarks is the name of our bi-annual conference
exploring current pathways of research and scholarship in the philosophy of communication. We aim to provide a platform for interdisciplinary discussion and engagement, spanning philosophy and communication studies broadly understood, and creating opportunities for established as well young scholars and researchers to present their work and their ideas.

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The Radio Conference 2009: A Transnational Forum

This conference – the fifth transnational forum – aims to continue the work of Sussex 2001, Madison, Wisconsin 2003 Melbourne 2005 and Lincoln 2007 to bring together scholars, practitioners, and students of radio to share ideas and perspectives on radio’s cultural role in an increasingly global media context.

The Keynote speech will be given by Michael Keith from Boston College, and a contributor to The Radio Journal.


For more info about the conference, go to: The Radio Conference

Follow the link for more information about The Radio Journal

Look out for the forthcoming books Digital Radio in Europe: Technologies, Industries and Cultures

And Developing Dialogues: Indigenous and Ethnic Community Broadcasting in Australia


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New Journals for 2010

Intellect is proud to announce the launch of 17 innovative new journals in 2010. Covering a wide range of original subjects, from Comedy Studies to Horror Studies, and from Screenwriting to Craft Research, these journals promise to become invaluable resources for the academic communities they serve.

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18th AMIC Annual Conference 13-16 July 2009, New Delhi, India
‘Media, Democracy and Governance: Emerging Paradigms in a Digital Age’

This was the 18th  Annual Conference organised by AMIC – the Asian Media and Information Communication Centre which is based in Singapore – and this year it was organised jointly with Himgiri Nabh Viswavidyalaya (HNV) the University in the Sky.


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Issue 3 of The Big Picture Magazine is now available to download for free!

To download your free copy of the latest issue of The Big Picture magazine go to:




As well as all the regular sections, this issue is packed full of  more special features than a Lord of the Rings box set, including an article on the Cabinet of Dr Caligari and a 'spotlight' on future visions of the world as presented by the movies.


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Monica Prendergast and Juliana Saxton will be presenting a paper at IDIERI

Monica Prendergast and Juliana Saxton, editors of the forthcoming book Applied Theatre: International Case Studies and Challenges for Practice will be presenting a paper based on the book at IDIERI, the International Drama in Education Research Institute conference, in Sydney Australia next week.

For more information about the book, go to:,id=4646/

To find out more about the conference, go to:


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The Trustus Plays – An article by James Hartley in the Columbia Free Times

Read James Hartley's interesting article about The Trustus Plays, Jon Tuttle's exciting new playtext:

Perhaps unknown to many locals, Columbia’s Trustus Theatre hosts an internationally recognized annual Playwright’s Festival. Coming from all over the country, winners of this event have gone on to write major motion pictures, receive Tony Awards and even the Pulitzer Prize. The festival has also significantly enhanced the career of many local playwrights, including Jon Tuttle, a professor of English at Francis Marion University, whose winning works are now being published by Intellect Books through the University of Chicago Press.


Link to the article:

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Intellect at ICA

This year, the International Communication Association’s annual conference took place in the heart of downtown Chicago, on the Magnificent Mile. The theme of the meeting was ‘Keywords in Communication’, focusing on the central ideas and shared terms in communication which have remained relevant over time, and are valued in the field.

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Redeye National Photography Symposium

Alfredo Cramerotti reports on  events and debates that took place during the Redeye Photography Symposium recently held in Manchester...

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