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Marginalia/Marginalities

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 7:44pm
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

No. 2
MARGINALIA/MARGINALITY

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy CFP (DEADLINE EXTENDED to 5/31)

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 7:11pm
City University of New York

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, a new, peer-reviewed publication edited by students and faculty from the CUNY Graduate Center, seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and research. We are interested in contributions that take advantage of the affordances of digital platforms in creative ways.

Submissions that focus on pedagogy should balance theoretical frameworks with practical considerations of how new technologies might be employed in the classroom. Research-based articles should include discussions of approach, method, and analysis.

In addition to scholarly articles, we will consider:

Textbooks and New Media

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 4:17pm
Conference on College Composition and Communication

This panel examines textbooks in first-year composition and their changes due to new media challenges. We are looking for papers that explore how the textbook has changed, new versions of textbooks that are online, the challenges involved in teaching writing online/with new media, suggestions for new media-minded textbooks, or other areas directly related to this call. Essentially, we are looking at how the idea of the textbook must change and adapt if we are to responsibly write and teach writing in the digital age.

Papers should be about 6-10 pages; please email Sarah at the above address if you are interested.

Deadline: ASAP (but no later than May 1).

Panel Proposal for CCCC 2012 - Activity Theory

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 3:33pm
Kerry Dirk / Virginia Tech

Activity theory is increasingly being used as a framework both to study various communication acts and to create new and exciting pedagogical practices.

As such, I'm hoping to put together a CCCC panel that uses activity theory in ways such as the following:

- To analyze/critique/question a specific discursive artifact in our field or more broadly in higher education,

- To forward a pedagogical method,

- To analyze a specific communicative event,

- To study movement between activity systems, including writing transfer.

I'm open to other suggestions for this panel, as it should allow for a fairly broad discussion.

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 1:25pm
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore SELF, STORY AND LIFE NARRATIVE as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:

* Self Portraiture *Personality *Memoir/Autobiography * Life Worlds and Spatiality*Duplicity/Performance *Race, Class, Gender and Self * Avatars *Memory and Recollection *Agency
*Voyeurism, Audience,and Consumption *Issues of Genre
*Intersubjectivity *Coded Data and Self Stories
*Identity *Authenticity and Self *Nationhood and Subjectivity *Pedagogical Personas
*Disambiguation and Self

IALJS-AEJMC: "Literary Journalism: Telling Stories, Defining Citizenship"

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Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 11:04am
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)

IALJS at the AEJMC Annual Conference: St Louis, MO, U.S.A., 10:00-11:30am, Saturday 13 August 2011.

Participants who might be interested in taking part in the
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)
panel described below are invited to contact the panel organizer with a preliminary title and a brief abstract of their presentation no later than 30 April 2011. Interest from graduate students is particularly encouraged.