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CFP: The Teacher's Body (9/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
Kathleen LeBesco

The Teacher's Body

A Special Issue of The Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural
Studies

guest edited by Leda M. Cooks and Kathleen LeBesco

Call for Papers

CFP: OCD and Asperger's Syndrome in the Communications/Composition Classroom (4/20/05; CCCC, 3/22/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:57pm
Lynda Walsh

I am soliciting abstracts for a concurrent session at CCCC 2006
(Chicago, March 22-25) on OCD and Asperger's syndrome as challenges in
the composition and/or communications classroom.

 

If interested, please send a 250-word abstract to lwalsh_at_nmt.edu by
April 20, 2005. See session proposal below:

 

Proposed Concurrent Session for 2006 CCCC Annual Convention,
"Composition in the Center Spaces: Building Community, Culture,
Coalitions"

Area Cluster: 101-Practices of Teaching Writing (Classroom situations
and strategies)

Title: Asperger's and OCD in the building of composition/communication
classroom culture

 

CFP: Special Interest Group on Video Games (5/1/05; CCCC, 3/22/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:56pm
Scott Reed

"1UP: Perspectives from Scholar/Practioners of Video Games"

This is a call for participants for an informal special
interest group to meet at CCCC (Conference on College
Composition and Communication) in Chicago, March 2006. This
group will meet to present short papers and have a
roundtable discussion on the position(s) of video games in
the composition conversation. This panel is specifically
intended to solicit perspectives from active gamers, to
develop perspectives on gaming from the inside out. Topics
of interest include, but are hardly limited to:

UPDATE: Graphic Novels as Complements to the Classics (6/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:42am
James Bucky Carter

3.21.05

The investigative period that usually accompanies initial
CFP's has been quick and fruitful. Thanks to all who sent
in queries that led to the below update. Note the addition
of a deadline and other suggestions.

Sincerely,
James "Bucky" Carter,
General Editor

CFP: AEQ: Information Literacy (8/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:42am
Beth Lindsay

Academic Exchange Quarterly is featuring information literacy as one of
the topics for the Winter 2005 issue. The deadline for submitting an
article is August 31, 2005. More information can be found at
http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/win022.htm

AEQ is an independent peer-reviewed journal and issues are available in
Gale's Expanded Academic ASAP database. Thanks for your interest in AEQ.

CFP: Anglophone Arab Literature (5/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Laila Almaleh

CFP. Anglophone Arab Literature. 05/ 15/2005 (collection)

Contributions are invited for a collection of scholarly articles on Anglophone Arab literature (Literature written in English by writers of Arab origin, no translations) which address various aspects of Anglo-Arab writing. Questions pertaining to (though not limited to) issues of identity, ethnicity, hybridity, gender, reception, etc. are encouraged. Creative writing by Anglophone authors (short stories, excerpts from novels, poems, scenes or acts from plays, autobiography) are also most welcome.
Editor: Layla Al Maleh, Associate Professor of English Literature.
visiting scholar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA
Email address: lalmaleh_at_yahoo.com

CFP: Ethics of Anonymity: Violence of the Peer Review: (12/31/05; book/website/exhibition)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Al Planet

Ethics of Anonymity: Violence of the Peer Review
Imagine if scholars applying for promotion, instead of strutting their
stuff - publications, praise from various quarters - were obliged to show
their betters and/or peers all the worst things that had ever been
written or said of them, whether anonymously or otherwise. What would
happen to academic culture if failures to publish and present were given
equal weight with success? Or greater weight? Better still, imagine if all
the vitriol the aspiring had - under the cover of anonymity - themselves
delivered their peers, were to come back to bite them in this manner.
Imagine if scholars were judged on what they had said of others

CFP: Environmental Approaches to the Classroom (11/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
fred waage

For a special topics section in the Spring 2006 issue of Academic
Exchange Quarterly, submissions are being sought on the topic
"Environmental Approaches in the Classroom." Manuscripts are sought
from those whose experiences, methods, and assessments in either a high
school or college classroom have produced meaningful ways to teach
different disciplines environmentally. Cross-disciplinary approaches
are encouraged. Deadline for submissions is November 30, 2005. Online
submissions should be sent to
http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/rufen1.htm or

CFP: The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: Book Reviews (no deadline noted; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Elaine Parsons

The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal, the
journal of the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, is seeking book
reviewers. If you might be interested in reviewing for us, please send our
book review editor, Elaine Parsons, at eparsons_at_allegheny.edu, a list of
the area(s) in which you would like to review and a brief cv. If you would
like more information on our society or our journal, visit our website at
historyofalcoholanddrugs.typepad.com .

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