Digital pedagogy has long embraced an ethos of openness, both in the sense that teaching materials are shared with the public and that students are often asked to share their work to public audiences.
Call for Participants
Modern Language Association Convention (Jan 4-7, New York City)
“Can we read?”: Literacies in the Era of Fake News
Note: This call is for participation in a Working Group session, which meets for two or three days and includes 8-12 participants. For more information about this session format, please visit the MLA convention website: https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2018/New-Session-Formats-at-the-Convention
The new president did not show any interest in higher education until the late stage of the campaign. His pick to lead the Education Department, Betsy DeVos also does not have any background in higher education. In addition to his impulsive and popularist policies that horrify experts, his connivance of white supremacy and anti-intellectualism especially put academe in jeopardy. We have already witnessed unpromising changes on campuses in the U.S. since his appearance for the election. Racial and religious minority groups became targets of hate-motivated incidents. White-supremacist posters and fliers, swastikas, and racial epithets, which were once believed as taboo, cause constant controversies on campus.
Learning in Utero and Preschool Age Children
Call for Presentations
Abstract Deadline: April 30, 2017
Conference Dates: August 17&18, 2017
Deadline for abstracts:
April 5 2017
Prof. Bruce Gilbert (Bishop’s University, Canada)
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment Panel at MMLA 2017
This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Convention will be held in Cincinnati, OH November 9th-12th. Please see the conference website for details: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/.
Call for Papers
Special Issue of Pedagogy
Ideological Transparency in the Classroom and On Campus
Daniel P. Richards and Louise Wetherbee Phelps, Guest Editors
In The Islamic Lineage of American Literary Culture (Oxford UP, 2016), Jeffery Einboden writes that his "excavat[ion]" of "Arabic and Persion precedents that shaped U.S. authorial lives and letters" rests on the ongoing "remappings of U.S. literary origins" which have redefinined the ways we think about authorship, nation-states, and literary texts in the wake of the transnational turn.
Date: November 3-4, 2017,
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Conference themes: Given the current political climate, what role should critical theories of education play? The Critical Theories in the 21st Century conference will feature presentations by researchers and student activists. Papers and workshops addressing any of the following are welcome:
Critical pedagogy, history of education, education and social change, movement pedagogy, philosophy of education, critical theory, Marxist educational research, race and education, gender oppression, or other related themes.