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CFP: Pedagogy and Issues in the Profession (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:43am
Winans, Amy

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language
Association, is currently seeking essays addressing pedagogy and/or current
issues in the profession. Essays may address pedagogical theory, practical
teaching strategies, faculty/student collaboration, curriculum development,
information technology, small college/research university dynamics,
institutional politics, graduate and faculty unionization, part-time
faculty, tenure and promotion, the legal reverberations of affirmation
action, academia and the "two-body" problem, and other related topics.
Essays typically range in length from 1250-7000 words. Through 2-28-05, we

CFP: Creative Writing (2/18/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 - 8:47pm
graeme.harper_at_port.ac.uk

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of
Creative Writing

now seeks submissions for issue 2.2

Electronic submissions welcome at:

submissions_at_multilingual-matters.com

The journal is published, in paper, three times a year.

New Writing publishes creative work alongside interviews with
writers, articles about creative writing teaching methods and
creative writing research, debates in the subject and analysis of
the relationship between creative writing on campus and the relevant
creative industries, theoretical and analytical work relating to
creative writing. . . .

UPDATE: Teaching Toni Morrison (1/25/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised JANUARY 10, 2005

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans on Toni
Morrison's prose and fiction

The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching Race, Culture, and Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments -- on the work of Toni
Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of disciplines, including
history, Africana Studies, American Studies, English, Rhetoric, and Women's
Studies.

CFP: Image Events (2/11/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:36pm
Joe Wilferth

Call for Papers

Image Events: From Theory to Action (edited collection)
Eds. Joe Wilferth and Kevin DeLuca

In a world awash in images, in a culture wherein images constitute the most influential form of public discourse, constructing image events (namely staged acts of protest designed for media dissemination) has become a crucial rhetorical strategy for corporate hegemony and citizen resistance. Such events, as has been demonstrated by Greenpeace, by PETA, by the Truth campaign against big tobacco and so many more, aim to heighten public awareness and affect cultural or mainstream ideographs.

CFP: Performance (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 10, 2004 - 7:46pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes submissions
for the Spring 2005 special issue on "Performance."

Topics might include:

Dramatic and Theatrical Performances
Stagecraft
Theatre History
Performance Art
Academia as Theatre
Teaching as Performance
Student Performance and Assessment
University Performance from Job-Hunting to Administration

Deadline for submissions: January 15, 2005.

Please send two copies of each essay (one formatted for blind reading) to:

Ann C. Hall, President
Midwest Modern Language Association
302 English-Philosophy Building
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1408

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CFP: Professional Studies Review (3/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2004 - 3:27pm
Joseph Marotta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES REVIEW

 

Open Issue, Spring 2005

 

Announcement & Call for Papers

 

CFP: Teaching English to Non-English Speaking College Students (2/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2004 - 3:27pm
Tim Fox

The Hwa Kang Journal of TEFL is currently inviting papers for the =
upcoming 11th issue, to be published in print and online in May 2005. =
Deadline for papers is extended to February 15, 2005. Articles on any =
aspect of teaching English to non-English speaking college students are =
welcome. Articles on the use of literature to teach language are =
especially welcome.

For the complete call for papers, please visit the journal website at:

http://hkjtefl.org

For information, contact Editor Angela Thompson, Chinese Culture =
University (Taipei, Taiwan).
hwakangjournal_at_hkjtefl.org

CFP: Reading and Writing Orwell's 1984 (3/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2004 - 3:27pm
Randy Cauthen

1984 holds a unique position in the contemporary canon, because of its
accessibility to a wide range of students, its widespread effect on literary
and popular culture, and its very strong resonances with contemporary
events. For an edited collection, we are seeking articles based on close
description of student readings of this text, both to provoke more general
discussion on how varied students work with a single, commonly-taught text,
and how students in an increasingly Orwellian society read the book's social
and political content.
Articles from any pedagogical and theoretical perspectives are welcome, with
the proviso that articles in the finished collection should be centered in

CFP: Writing Center Theory and Practice (2/28/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2004 - 6:20pm
Christopher S. Harris

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Summer 2005, Volume 9, Issue 2
Expanded issue up to 400+ pages.
Articles on various topics plus the following special section.
Writing Center Theory and Practice

Subject Editor:
Christopher S. Harris
 E-mail: harrisc_at_bgnet.bgsu.edu
Focus:
Academic Exchange Quarterly invites articles that explore issues of
theory, practice, and experience in writing center work, including
qualitative and empirical studies, discussions of pedagogy, and analyzes
of theory in three overlapping areas of inquiry.

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