Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast
The subcontinent speaks: Intercultural communication perspectives from/on South Asia

The subcontinent speaks: Intercultural communication perspectives from/on South Asia

June 25, 2020

Co-editors Shaunak Sastry and Srividya Ramasubramanian discuss a special issue of NCA’s Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, “The subcontinent speaks: Intercultural communication perspectives from/on South Asia.”   

Food (in)security Communication

Food (in)security Communication

June 11, 2020

Hear from Professors Megan K. Schraedley and Marianne LeGreco, two of the authors of “Food (in)security communication: a Journal of Applied Communication Research forum addressing current challenges and future possibilities,” about research on communication and food (in)security.

Humanities Indicators Project

Humanities Indicators Project

May 28, 2020

Hear from Robert B. Townsend, Director of the Humanities Indicators Project and Director of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences Washington Office, about the latest Indicators and some of the trends in the humanities.

BONUS: Memorial Day Episode

BONUS: Memorial Day Episode

May 25, 2020

A discussion of NCA’s newest division, the Communication and Military Division, how Communication scholarship can help us understand Memorial Day, and more. 

Conversation with American Council of Learned Societies President Joy Connolly

Conversation with American Council of Learned Societies President Joy Connolly

May 14, 2020

Hear from Dr. Connolly about ACLS and some recent ACLS initiatives centered on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and more.

Communicating in the Battlegrounds: Politics in the Purple States

Communicating in the Battlegrounds: Politics in the Purple States

April 30, 2020

Expert panelists will address the use of political communication in our elections and explore the effects it has on public opinion in an NCA public program recorded as a podcast.

Conversation with NCA Distinguished Scholar Tom Nakayama

Conversation with NCA Distinguished Scholar Tom Nakayama

April 16, 2020

Hear from Thomas K. Nakayama, Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern University. Dr. Nakayama was named an NCA Distinguished Scholar at the 105th NCA Annual Convention last November.

Hope for Democracy - Book Highlight with John Gastil & Katherine Knobloch

Hope for Democracy - Book Highlight with John Gastil & Katherine Knobloch

April 2, 2020

Hear from Professors John Gastil and Katherine R. Knobloch as they discuss their new book, Hope for Democracy: How Citizens Can Bring Reason Back into Politics, focused on political communication.

BONUS COVID-19 Pandemic

BONUS COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020

Hear from Professor Matthew Seeger about best practices in crisis communication and how government communication about the COVID-19 virus could improve and Professor Jennifer Ho on xenophobic stereotypes and COVID-19.

Conversation with NCA Research Council Chair Chuck Morris

Conversation with NCA Research Council Chair Chuck Morris

March 19, 2020

Hear from the new Chair of NCA’s Research Council, Charles Morris III. Dr. Morris is a Professor of and the Chair of the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University.