Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast
Conversation with Current and Past NCA Journal Editors

Conversation with Current and Past NCA Journal Editors

September 17, 2020

Hear from Deanna Dannels, Kory Floyd, Shiv Ganesh, and Ronald Jackson II about their experiences as current or past editors of NCA journals and their thoughts on the challenges facing academic publishing.

BONUS: Labor Day Episode

BONUS: Labor Day Episode

September 7, 2020

Hear from José G. Izaguirre III and Alicia Massie about their experiences as graduate employee labor organizers and the effect that the COVID-19 pandemic may have on graduate employee organizing.

Muted Justice: Analysis of the Supreme Court’s First Telephonic Arguments

Muted Justice: Analysis of the Supreme Court’s First Telephonic Arguments

September 3, 2020

Hear from Professor Leah Litman about the essay, “Muted Justice,” that examines how much time each of the Supreme Court justices was given to ask questions during May’s oral arguments that were made over the phone because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

August 20, 2020

Hear from Professor Dianne Bystrom, Professor Kristan Poirot, Professor Belinda Stillion Southard, and Ella Stillion Southard on the 19th Amendment and on women’s issues today.

Book Highlight: Major Decisions: College, Career, and the Case for the Humanities

Book Highlight: Major Decisions: College, Career, and the Case for the Humanities

August 6, 2020

Hear from E. Michele Ramsey, co-author of the new book Major Decisions: College, Career, and the Case for the Humanities. Major Decisions argues that the humanities equip today’s students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their careers and also prepare them to think about the big questions facing our world and our democracy.

Special Issue on Black Panther from NCA’s Journal Review of Communication

Special Issue on Black Panther from NCA’s Journal Review of Communication

July 27, 2020

Hear from co-editors Rachel Alicia Griffin and Jonathan P. Rossing about a special issue of NCA’s Journal Review of Communication, which focused on the 2018 Disney and Marvel film Black Panther.
 

Conversation with Director of the Alliance for Higher Education in Prison Mary Gould

Conversation with Director of the Alliance for Higher Education in Prison Mary Gould

July 23, 2020

Hear from Dr. Mary Gould about the Alliance for Higher Education in Prison's work, the importance of promoting postsecondary education in prison, and the relevance of Communication research and teaching to expanding higher education programs in prisons.

Lessons Learned from Dealing with COVID-19 and Getting Ready for an Uncertain Fall

Lessons Learned from Dealing with COVID-19 and Getting Ready for an Uncertain Fall

July 20, 2020

Hear from three university administrators Professors Vanessa B. Beasley, Marnel Niles Goins, and Shawn T. Wahl on how colleges and universities have dealt with the pandemic as we simultaneously look forward to what’s likely to happen in the fall.

BONUS: Book Highlight: The Struggle over Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter

BONUS: Book Highlight: The Struggle over Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter

July 15, 2020

Hear from Amanda Nell Edgar and Andre E. Johnson, authors of the book The Struggle over Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter, which examines the personal experiences of Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter activists in Memphis, Tennessee.

Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present

Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present

July 9, 2020

Hear from Dr. Robin Means Coleman, the author of Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present, a book that was made into an award-winning documentary film in 2019.

Play this podcast on Podbean App