Society for the Social Study of Mobile Communications

The Society for the Social Study of Mobile Communication (SSSMC) is intended to facilitate the international advancement of cross-disciplinary mobile communication studies. It is intended to serve as a resource and to support a network of scholarly research as to the social consequences of mobile communication.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

CFP: Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop

Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop

Call for Papers, Workshops and Panels
October 5-6, 2017

Howard University

Washington, D.C.

Conference Theme – Social Media: Culture and Identity

The 7th Annual Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop is a two-day intensive conference combining panel discussions, paper presentations and workshops designed to enlighten attendees about new scholarship, professional practices and pedagogical approaches to teaching. Interested individuals can send in papers, workshop ideas and panels proposals that address a myriad of topics surrounding the theme – Social Media: Culture and Identity. This year’s theme focuses on dissecting how social media work to celebrate and heighten cultural differences and practices as well as provide a space for individuals to shape or have their identities shaped by social media usage. The goal is to bring scholars and professionals together to share their perspectives on how social media are utilized by various individuals, groups, cultures or entities to create agency, share voices and impact cultures and identities.

The deadline for submissions of papers, panels and workshops is on June 30, 2017. For more details, visit our official website at You can also email Dr. Tia C.M. Tyree at Connect with us on Twitter and Facebook @smtechconfwork.


The National Communication Association, which advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry. NCA serves the scholars, teachers, and practitioners who are its members by enabling and supporting their professional interests in research and teaching. Dedicated to fostering and promoting free and ethical communication, NCA promotes the widespread appreciation of the importance of communication in public and private life, the application of competent communication to improve the quality of human life and relationships, and the use of knowledge about communication to solve human problems.