[eDebate] Call for AFA research awards nominations

Catherine Palczewski Catherine.Palczewski
Sun Aug 24 16:55:08 CDT 2008


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The DANIEL ROHRER AFA RESEARCH AWARD recognizes outstanding scholarship 
in argumentation and forensics published in the previous calendar year. 
Any published article, text, or book in the field of argumentation 
and/or forensics is eligible for nomination. To nominate a published 
scholarly article please send a letter of nomination detailing why the 
publication should be honored and a copy of the complete publication. If 
the publication nominated is a book, a copy of the table of contents and 
of one chapter is sufficient. Electronic submissions are preferred; hard 
copy submissions should include six (6) copies of all necessary 
materials. Eligible scholarship for 2008 must have a publication date of 
2007. The award shall be presented at the annual AFA business meeting to 
be held in San Diego in 2008. The committee chair must receive 
nominations no later than October 1, 2008. Nominations received after 
this date may not be considered.

The AFA OUTSTANDING DISSERTATION OR THESIS AWARD recognizes the best 
dissertation or thesis in the theory and practice of argumentation or 
forensics completed in the previous calendar year. The candidate must be 
a member of AFA. To nominate a thesis or dissertation, a letter of 
nomination detailing the significance of the dissertation or thesis 
(usually from the project advisor), a copy of the table of contents, 
works cited, and a representative chapter of the completed study. 
Electronic submissions are preferred; hard copy submissions should 
include six (6) copies of all necessary materials. Eligible scholarship 
for 2008 must have a completion date of 2007. The award shall be 
presented at the annual AFA business meeting to be held in San Diego in 
2008. The committee chair must receive nominations no later than October 
1, 2008. Nominations received after this date may not be considered.
Information about past recipients of these awards may be found on the 
AFA website.

Send nominations and submissions for the 2008 awards to:
Catherine Palczewski
AFA Research Committee Chair
Department of Communication Studies
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0139
Catherine.Palczewski at uni.edu



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