July 18-20, 1985

Columbia, MO

Thursday July 18, 1985

Afternoon and evening arrival at the Broadway Inn, downtown Columbia. Between 8-10pm a social will be held in the Hospitality Room at the Inn. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be available, as will a swimming pool for those who wish to escape Columbia’s humidity. Unless otherwise indicated, all events will be held at the Forum, Gannett Hall, School of Journalism, University of Missouri.

Friday July 19, 1985

8:00 Registration and continental breakfast
8:45 Welcome: James D. Atwater, Dean, School of Journalism, University of Missouri
9:00 Morning Session
Q Methodology, Psychosocial Pediatrics and Media Images,  Lucila Castaneda de Leon, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Dimensions of Client Control,  Karen E. Dennis, School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Presidential Debates and the Stability of Candidate Images, 1976, 1980 and 1984, Michael Mansfield, Department of Political Science, Baylor University and Dan Nimmo, Department of Political Science, University of Tennessee
A Subjective Science Investigation into Cultural Narcissism,  Irvin Goldman, Department of Communication, University of Windsor
Against Misinterpretation: Some Philosophical Roots of Q,  Patrick O’Brien, Iowa Center for Communication Study, University of Iowa
12:00 Lunch. Participants will be given a list of restaurants in the area.
2:00 Afternoon Session
Retroductive Journalism: A Q Methodological Foundation for the Scientific Theory and Practice of News Gathering and Reporting,  Leonard J. Barchak, Department of Communication, La Salle University
Beyond Diffusion: Q and the Convergence Model,  Donald J. Brenner, School of Journalism, University of Missouri
The Use of Q for Developing Marketing Strategies,  Doran Levy, Market Structure Research, Minneapolis
Quo Vadis, Q,  Charles Mauldin, Signature Software Corporation, Houston
Self-Reliance and Development,  Charles W. T. Stephenson, Agency for International Development, Washington, DC
6:30 Reception (Alumni Center)
7:30 Dinner.
Address: Subjective Science: Normal and Abnormal, Steven R. Brown, Department of Political Science, Kent State University 

Saturday July 20, 1985

9:00 Presentation by William Stephenson
12:00 Lunch

Those remaining for Saturday lunch are invited to participate in an informal planning session