National Communication Association

Welcome to the website of the National Communication Association’s Public Address Division. Dedicated to the study of rhetoric and public address, the Public Address Division of NCA sponsors panels and features competitively selected research at the annual NCA convention. The Division also presents awards and provides support and information to those interested in the scholarly study of public address.

What’s New:

Graduate Student Summer Institute, Northwestern University . Deadline for applications: May 17, 2004. Click here.

Call for Nominations: 2004 Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award. Deadline, June 14, 2004. Click here.

KB Journal, dedicated to the work of Kenneth Burke, to start publishing Fall, 2004. Click here for R&PA journals page.

9th Biennial Public Address Conference, Washington, DC, October 7-10, 2004

Call for nominations/submissions, 3rd Annual James L. Golden Outstanding Student Essay in Rhetoric. Deadline: June 4, 2004

2004 NCA Convention

Current Division Officers | PAD Call for Papers

Public Address Division Business

Public Address Business Meeting News | 2003 Public Address Division Panels

Public Address Division Award Recipients

Resources and Links

M.A. Programs in Rhetoric & Public Address | Ph.D. Programs in Rhetoric & Public Address

Rhetoric & Public Address Journals | Online Public Address Collections

Organizations, Associations, Meetings, & Awards | Rhetoric & Public Address Book Series

Key to photos, from left to right: Corazon Aquino, Audre Lorde, Claude Pepper, Jonathan Edwards, Booker T. Washington, Harvey Milk, Bill Gates, George W. Bush, John L. Lewis, Cesar Chavez, the Grimke Sisters, Dianne Feinstein, Kennedy/Nixon Debates, Shirley Chisholm, Robert Bork, John Adams, Winston Churchill.

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