Bay Area Undergraduate Communication Research Conference

Call for Papers for the 7th Annual


Bay Area Undergraduate Communication

Research Conference


Hosted at

Santa Clara University

Saturday April 25, 2015


Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Justin P. Boren, Santa Clara University

“We are all in this together! The communicative constitution of organizations, social support, and health”


The Bay Area Undergraduate Communication Research Conference encourages and supports undergraduate research in all areas of Communication Studies. This conference creates an opportunity for undergraduate students to present their research, network with students and professors from other universities, and gain a larger perspective regarding research and the Communication Studies discipline.


Submissions must be received by April 11, 2015. All forms ofresearch are welcome (i.e., quantitative research studies, qualitative research studies, critical or rhetorical analyses, ethnography, autoethnography, performance). Multi-authored papers are welcome.


E-mail papers (maximum 25 pages, excluding references and appendices) in a Word (.doc) format to Dr. Mindi Golden at For performance submissions, please e-mail a performance title, two-page summary of the focus of the research, and a list of performers to Dr. Golden. In the case of multi-authored papers or multi-participant performances, please make the corresponding author/performer clear. Cover pages must also include the name and e-mail address of the faculty member supervising the submitted research.


There is a $25 per student and faculty member conference fee. Corresponding authors/performers will be notified that their submissions have been received and paneled. Instructions for submitting conference fees will be included with notification.


Events on the conference day will run from 9 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. A conference schedule will be sent to all participants after the April 11 submission deadline. Questions regarding the conference and/or submissions can be directed to Dr. Mindi Golden (