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Join us on June 5-7 in Duquesne's Power Center for the 2017 Philospohy of Communication Conference.

Experience the dining and culture of Pittsburgh during your stay.

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15th National Communication Ethics Conference

The 15th National Communication Ethics Conference will be held June 6-8, 2018 (Wednesday through Friday), at the Duquesne University Power Center in Pittsburgh, PA--sponsored by the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies and the Communication Ethics Institute.

The theme for this year's conference centers on Communication Ethics in an Age of Dispute with keynote speakers addressing four content areas:

  1. Kenneth Anderson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Content Area: Communication Ethics and Argument
  2. Susan Petrilli, University of Bari
    Content Area: Communication Ethics and Semiotics
  3. Patrick Lee Plaisance, The Pennsylvania State University at University Park
    Content Area: Communication Ethics and Communities of Practice
  4. Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, University of Oklahoma
    Content Area: Communication Ethics and Crisis

As always, we welcome papers both consistent with and outside of the above communication ethics content themes.