Texas Speech Communication Association

Texas Speech Communication Journal

Current issues of the Texas Speech Communication Journal are available for purchase. Cost is $50.00 per issue for non-members.

Contact Executive Secretary Carolyn Baum to order copies. In your email request, include date, quantity desired, name, and mailing address to which journals are to be sent.

Send payment (checks should be made payable to the Texas Speech Communication Association) to:

Carolyn Baum
5600 Bell Street, Suite 105 # 278
Amarillo, TX 79109
cbaum@wtamu.edu



TSCJ Online


TSCA has previously also published an online journal. The online journal has been temporarily suspended. We may, in the future, again continue the online journal. Watch the website for future announcements.



Texas Speech Communication Journal


Call for Manuscripts


Extended Call: Submissions will now be received through May 31, 2021


Texas Speech Communication Journal

Volume 45, Issue 1

The Texas Speech Communication Journal issues a call for papers that focus on research in human communication. Contributors may approach topics from multiple perspectives, contexts, and methodologies supported within the discipline. Manuscripts should be received no later than May 31, 2021. Texas Speech Communication Journal (TSCJ) follows a policy of blind review so no author identification should appear in the abstract and body of the manuscript.

Manuscripts should not exceed 30 pages, including references and figures, and should be written according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition). The manuscript should be emailed to the editor at the address listed below divided into the following two (Microsoft Word) documents:

1. Title Page - should include the author's name(s), academic position, institutional affiliation, full mailing address, telephone number, email address, brief author biography, and a history of the manuscript (presentation at conferences).

Title page should also indicate the following:

  1. Methodology/Analysis Technique: (include all that apply)
    Content Analysis
    Cultural Criticism
    Ethnography
    Qualitative analysis
    Quantitative analysis
    Rhetorical criticism
    Other - please specify

  2. Communication Context (keywords that describe your manuscript's area of study)

2. Abstract and Manuscript - An abstract of not more than 150 words should accompany the manuscript. The author should also include keywords for the articles. No author identification should appear in this document.

The Texas Speech Communication Journal (TSCJ) is a state journal published by the Texas Speech Communication Association. The TSCJ produces one print issue per academic year, which seeks to publish original scholarship that makes a contribution to the studies of human communication. An external committee blind reviews all submissions.

Queries and manuscript submissions should be sent via email to:

TSCJ Editor, Amanda Jo Ratcliff, PhD.
Tyler Junior College
email: tscjeditor@gmail.com

Original Deadline: March 31, 2021
Extended Deadline: May 31, 2021

News

3/8/21
The call deadline has been extended for the next issue of the Texas Speech Communication Journal. The new deadline will be May 31, 2021. See the Journal page for more details.
1/29/21
TSCA is hosting its annual Conference on October 14-16, 2021 in San Antonio. The Rhetoric and Communication Theory is inviting student research papers to be submitted for presentation at the conference. Papers will be eliglble for a Top Paper award. Submissions will be accepted through May 1, 2021.
Click here for more details.
10/10/20
We've just wrapped up our 2020 Convention. Thanks to all of the presenters, panel chairs, panel coordinators, district chairs, interest group chairs, and committee chairs for excellent work!
10/10/20
Texas Speech Communication Journal issues a call for Manuscripts for Volume 45, Issue 1. Deadline for submission is March 31, 2021. See the Journal page for more details.
10/10/20
Planning is already underway for our next convention. We will be in San Antonio, Octoer 13-16, 2021. The convention theme will be "The More Things Change..." See the Convention page for more details and the complete call for panels.
2021 Convention

The More Things Change

Date: October 13-16, 2021
Convention begins on THURSDAY
Location:Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade
9821 Colonnade Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78230
(210) 691-8888

See the Convention page for more details.