Conference 2021


44th Annual Conference Oct. 6-10, 2021 Online Sponsored by Ball State University and Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University and Ball State University are co-sponsors in planning the 2021 OSCLG conference. The conference will feature interdisciplinary scholarship, performances, and activism around the theme of Witnessing. Topics may include but are not limited to the following: how do communication theories and methodologies invite us to witness and observe humans and humanity; in what ways do intersectional ways of knowing bear witness to vulnerability; how does the interdisciplinary nature of our work move beyond witnessing trauma and suffering to intervene in oppression, and moreover to invite healing and reconciliation.

Please note, due to Covid-19, the conference is now completely online.

Please find most recent version of the conference program here:

OSCLG 2021 Program


Submissions are now closed for 2021. Please check back this winter for the 2022 Call for Papers.

Travel Info

Hotel: Sheraton Norfolk Waterside 777 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 622-6664 Guest room rate: $159 per night plus taxes/fees

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