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CFP: The Adjunct Experience (no deadline noted; collection)

Sunday, February 27, 2005 - 4:58pm
Wolter, Leslie A

We are seeking first person narratives detailing experiences with and
perceptions of part time teaching at the university level. We do not
have any limitations in terms of word count; all we ask is that you be
as candid, passionate, opinionated as you can be in your contribution.
We plan to read through all of the submissions, compile the ones we like
the best into an anthology, and then submit it to a publisher for
consideration. Please send your submissions as Word attachments or
pasted into the text of an email with the subject line "adjunct
Include a 25 word bio and contact information (name, phone number,
Leslie Wolter and Nicole Hancock

UPDATE: Professional Studies Review (4/1/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 3:31pm
Joseph Marotta


Open Issue, Spring 2005

Announcement & Call for Papers

Professional Studies Review (PSR) is a refereed journal published by St. John's University in New York, devoted to the pedagogical needs and research interests of those working within career-oriented disciplines. The Review is currently accepting papers for its third issue scheduled for publication in the spring of 2005. Deadline for submission: EXTENDED TO APRIL 1, 2005.


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

Wednesday, February 16, 2005 - 11:46am
Christopher S. Harris

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Writing Center Theory and Practice

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.

CFP: EAPSU Online: Journal of Critical and Creative Work (4/1/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:43am
Kim Martin Long

Call for Submissions

EAPSU ONLINE: A Journal of Critical and Creative Work, published by the =
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes =
submissions from any area of English studies: literature, writing, film, =
cultural studies, English education, or any other area of interest. =
These may be critical or pedagogical articles, but they should not have =
been published elsewhere.

Suggested length: 1500-3000 words. Deadline: April 1, 2005

We also welcome submissions of original poetry, fiction, creative =
nonfiction, or other forms of creative work.

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

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)

Tuesday, January 18, 2005 - 8:47pm


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

now seeks submissions for issue 2.2

Electronic submissions welcome at:

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)

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