John C. Hartsock, Communication and Media Studies Department, participated in a panel discussion at the 13th annual conference of the International Association for Literary Journalism at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in May in Vienna, Austria. He discussed “Internationalizing American Campuses: Teaching World Literary Journalism.”
Also at the conference, the second “John C. Hartsock Award for Best Article” published in Literary Journalism Studies for the previous publication year was awarded. The recipient was Julie Wheelwright of the City University of London for her article on the ethical relationships in Gay Talese’s Thy Neighbor’s Wife. The award was created by IALJS in 2017. Hartsock was the founding editor of the peer-reviewed Literary Journalism Studies, the official scholarly journal of the IALJS. Previously unreported was the first award recipient, Leslie Cowling of the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, for 2016 publication year.