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MAILED: Nov. 2, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — Three University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty members will present at the National Communication Association's 85th annual meeting Nov. 4-7 in Chicago, Ill.
Dr. Susan Hafen, assistant professor of communication and journalism, will present papers titled "Listening With the Third Eye: An Ethnography of Animal-Human Communicators" and "Cultural Diversity Training: Its Cartographies of Silence." Hafen also will act as a respondent on a program titled "Organizational Communication and Change: Meaning, Creation, Identity and Stakeholders."
Karen Piercy, director of forensics and communication and journalism lecturer, will serve as a panelist during two programs at the conference: "Coloring Outside the Lines of Dramatic Interpretation: You Be the Judge" and "Public Debate: Hegemony is Negatively Affecting Individual Events Competition." Piercy also is an officer for the Nationals Forensics Association, which will meet during the conference.
Kelly Jo Peters, assistant director of forensics and communication and journalism lecturer, will present her paper titled "A Judge's Frame of Reference: Unwritten Rules of the Rating Scale."
NCA is the oldest and largest scholarly society for the communication discipline. The theme of this year's meeting is "Coloring Outside the Lines" and approximately 4,500 of NCA's 7,000 members are expected to attend. A wide range of scholarly papers will be presented in more than 50 areas of communication study.

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Updated: Nov. 2, 1999