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Experiments in Relational Pedagogy: Initiating Invention in the Arts and Humanities

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
K. A. Wisniewski & David Prescott-Steed
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Experiments in Relational Pedagogy: Initiating Invention in the Arts and Humanities

The Arts & Humanities in the academy are in a critical juncture in its history. As we progress further into the digital age, colleges and universities are gradually adopting new policies and new programs and college-wide initiatives to foster research and teaching that addresses both technological and societal changes as well as economic and industry demands. Simultaneously, these departments are facing new or ongoing financial restraints and students, faculty, and practitioners alike confront new, real world obstacles in their respective markets.

Education in the Age of Technology

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:05pm
FINE Formal Informal and Natural Education
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

For its next edition, FINE would like to invite practitioners, educators, teachers, students and scientists to submit their work on the following broad topics:

  • Education in the age of technology
  • Innovative teaching practices across the disciplines
  • Innovation and creativity in teaching
  • Transforming traditional education

The journal encourages the sharing of ideas from a wide spectrum of disciplines and educational practitioiners, specialists and researchers. The articles are peer reviewed using a double-blind peer-review process (at least two anonymous reviewers).

2017 International Conference on Education Stockholm (ICE)

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:02pm
Clute Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 5, 2017

Join us at our 2017 International Conference on Education Stockholm, at the Scandic Continental – Stockholm! The conference provides a forum for faculty and administrators to share proven and innovative methods in teaching at all levels of education. In addition to the Education Conference, we are also hosting an Academic Conference on Business and the Conference on Technology in Education that will be held on the same days, at the same venue.

Learning to Teach: Women of Color Reflect on Graduate School Pedagogical Praxis

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:42pm
Kimberly McKee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Editors: Kimberly McKee, Grand Valley State University
Adrienne Winans, Utah Valley University

We are soliciting submissions for a special issue in Feminist Teacher focusing on pedagogies employed by women of color while in graduate school. Often, we do not critically engage with the formative processes and experiences that shape our future teaching praxis. This issue focuses on how we learn from our successes and failures in the classroom including women of color’s creation of supportive mentoring and peer networks. We envision these essays serving as touchstone in the ongoing conversations on how women of color survive and thrive in the academy.

MPCA/ACA: Pedagogy & Popular Culture Area CFP - St. Louis

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:41pm
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals:

PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA

2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference

St. Louis, MO

Proposal Submission Deadline: APRIL 30, 2017

Pre-Conference: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Main Conference: Thursday – Sunday, October 19-22, 2017

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Address: 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102        Phone: 314-655-1234

Student Satisfaction

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:26pm
Asim Ali
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

This study assesses the relationship between students’ satisfaction and teachers’ teaching at university level in Pakistan. The main focus of the study is on the factors, which are time management, assessment and evaluation, teachers’ behavior and attitude, and mastery over content and delivery of instruction. A survey research design was used.  A questionnaire with 5-point likert type scale having 30 items was used to collect the information from the students. The sample size of the study was 400 masters’ degree students who were studying at the time of research in the institute. Mix method sampling technique was used to select the subjects of the study.

Marking the Margins and Setting the Center

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:43am
New York College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

NYCEA 2017 Conference

Call for Papers

Marking the Margins and Setting the Center

October 20-21, 2017     University of Rochester, Rochester NY.

In partnership with the University of Rochester's Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program

 

"Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art.  Only on the margins does growth occur." --Joanna Russ.

            As the quotation from Joanna Russ--a prominent science fiction author and feminist--indicates, this year's New York College English Association conference is concerned with exploring art, literature, and pedagogy on or around the margins.

Storytelling: Different Faces of Storytelling

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Students’ Scientific Association 'Pheeling' of the Department of English Studies at the University of Bielsko-Biała
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Storytelling: Different Faces of Storytelling - First student conference organised by the Students’ Scientific Association 'Pheeling' of the Department of English Studies at the University of Bielsko-Biała.

1 June 2017

 

The Orality behind Children's Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

A panel on children’s and young adult literature is seeking original papers relating to the subject of the oral tradition and its impact on contemporary children’s or YA lit. Oral influences on any form of media for young people may be explored, including interactions and productions created by adult storytellers and participating child listeners. The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association 2017 conference will be held at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, Washington: October 12-14, 2017. Abstracts of 250 words or less should be sent to genevieve.ford@usu.edu<mailto:genevieve.ford@usu.edu>.

Teaching Writing In College Permanent Section (MMLA 2017)

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:28pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Teaching writing has always existed in the intersection of artistry and activism. Writing instructors encourage their students to attend to style, voice, and other aesthetic elements of their text. Writing instructors also encourage their students to think of their work as socially situated and able to effect change in the “real world” outside of the classroom.
The Teaching Writing in College section welcomes all submissions but is particularly interested in those that consider writing instruction in relation to artistry and activism. Possible topics include but are not limited:

Academic Freedom and Society: A one-day conference

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:20pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Deadline for abstracts:

April 5 2017

Confirmed Keynote:

Prof. Bruce Gilbert (Bishop’s University, Canada)

 

Religion and the Formation of US Literary Histories (Roundtable)

updated: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:28am
MLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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.

Teaching the Fragments: English Education, Democracy and Digital Media - CEA Roundtable @ MLA 2018

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 10:19am
MLA 2018 / College English Association Roundtable
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As an affiliate-organization of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the College English Association is pleased to sponsor a roundtable session at the MLA convention in New York City, January 4-7, 2018.

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This roundtable will explore the role of English education in a time of populism and rampant social fragmentation.  Can we teach citizenship?  Should we?  Submissions related to critical digital literacy are especially welcome.

ASLE Panel at Midwest MLA (11/9-11/12)

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:56pm
ASLE / MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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/.

Critical Theories of Education Today

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:54pm
Critical Theories in the 21st Century Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

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.

"Writing Classroom in the Trump Era" (MLA 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:31pm
Jewon Woo
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017

 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.

Can we read?: Literacies in the Era of Fake News

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:31pm
Melissa Schindler/ SUNY Buffalo State College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 27, 2017

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

 

MLA Working Group: Entanglements of Power and Difference: Toward a Pedagogical Praxis

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:31pm
Modern Language Association 2018 (Working Group)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

This working group aims to bring critical theories of power and difference to bear on developing innovative and radical pedagogical approaches to issues of difference, diversity, and inclusivity. Please submit a 300-500 word abstract and short bio.

2017 SUNY Council on Writing Conference

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:30pm
State University of New York Council on Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals

SUNY Council on Writing Conference 2017

Theme: “Defining Success in College Composition: Rethinking Writers, Writing, and Pedagogy”

Dates: Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017

Venue: Whitney Hall, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY

MLA 2018: Open Pedagogy: Best Practice in Digital Citizenship and the Ethics of Care

updated: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 1:17pm
Zach Whalen, MLA Committee on Information Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 24, 2017

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.

Teaching the 18th-Century Novel: Tips, Texts and Techniques

updated: 
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 9:21am
Joel Sodano / Studies in the Novel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Teaching the 18th-Century Novel: Tips, Texts and Techniques

The editors at Studies in the Novel are seeking submissions of brief, informal pieces that discuss practical concerns for teaching novels of the long 18th century. Such pieces are sought for an ongoing collection of Teaching Tools hosted at studiesinthenovel.org. We welcome descriptions of any practice related to the teaching of novels as well as submissions of exemplary syllabi, reading lists, or lesson plans with rationale.

500-1000 word narratives might focus on any of the following:

CFP GRETA Journal Vol. 22 - 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
GRETA Journal - Revista para Profesores de Inglés
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

GRETA Journal, Revista para Profesores de Inglés (ISSN 1989-7146), is preparing the publication of its 22nd volume. GRETA Journal publishes manuscripts on English Language Teaching Methodology. The objective of the journal is to bridge the gap between the field of Applied Linguistics and class praxis. Other fundamental goals include providing updated information about the latest trends, techniques, materials, and methodologies employed in EFL teaching and to exchange experiences and publications between research teams both on a national and international level.

"Book 'Em: Including the Humanities in Conversations about Crime" (Panel Discussion for National Humanities Conference)

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
Katherine Gaudet / University of New Hampshire
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

I am planning to propose a panel on humanistic perspectives on crime for the 2017 National Humanities Conference, to be held Nov. 2-5 in Boston. I am seeking presenters to discuss strategies for incorporating humanistic perspectives into community conversations about crime, policing, and incarceration. The arts, literature, philosophy, and history have the potential to bridge disparate perspectives, which is crucial in addressing such a divisive and important issue. Ideally the panel will include a mix of academic and community-oriented perspectives. Topics could include:

Blended learning in higher education: research findings

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Higher education innovators and institutional leaders have many expectations about blended learning. To get the most out of face-to-face and virtual learning environments, these must provide learners with flexible learning environments that overcome situational barriers for learning. Additionally, they must be pedagogically rich learning settings where different learning styles can be supported. Blended learning allows for the combination of a variety of offline learning ecologies (in classrooms, at work, at home, in the field) with a wealth of online resources.

More than tools? Critical perspectives and alternative visions of technology in higher education

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:12pm
International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Digital Technology has been promoted as a crucial element for the improvement of contemporary education, and one of the key challenges to face Higher Education all over the world.  Universities are now awash with digital systems and devices, with the promise of improving the performance of students and educators by enhancing learning, boosting enrolment, retention and completion rates. Individuals everywhere increasingly engage in higher education along digital lines.  In parallel, educational technology is now a multi-billion dollar industry – involving global technology corporations in local educational provision and practice. The need to ask critical questions of the relationship higher education and technology is more pressing than ever.

Women in Literature MMLA 2017—“Literatures from the Lockdown”

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:10pm
Midwest Modern Language Association, "Women in Literature" Permanent Session
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Women in Literature MMLA 2017—“Literatures from the Lockdown”

 

Thinking about this year’s MMLA theme, “Art and Activism,” led us to consider the ways in which women’s art and women’s activism have been “locked down.” Sometimes women’s art and women’s activism locks itself down; after all, Audre Lorde once proclaimed at an MLA conference, “What does it mean when the tools of a racist patriarchy are used to examine the fruits of that same patriarchy? It means that only the most narrow perimeters of change are possible and allowable.” How, then, do we escape the lockdown? How do we empower even as we resist?

 

International Higher Education: Forces Working Against a Global-Local English Department

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:09pm
Panel for 2018 MLA convention
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The intersection of globalization and American style higher education is perhaps most keenly expressed in the necessity of the English language as a connecting force. However, as the lingua franca of many ‘global’ or ‘international’ liberal arts programs, it is more than just a medium of instruction. English operates as the defacto language of globalized higher education, with the assumption that it can be dehistoricized and value-free. Yet faculty teaching in international contexts know that English medium education biases many higher education practices, including text selection, the subordination of other languages, and often an associated second class treatment of non-Western cultures.

To Be of Use: The Challenges and Rewards of Writing Center Work

updated: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 2:05pm
Department of English & Writing, Houghton College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 17, 2017

Writing Center directors and consultants, including student tutors, are welcome to join us on Saturday, April 22, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., as presenters or attenders of this research- and experienced-based conference.

In her poem "To Be of Use," Marge Piercy simultaneously acknowledges the commonness and affirms the importance of “work that is real.”  With this poem in mind, numerous questions about the work of our Centers can be entertained, including but not limited to these:

--Who uses our Centers, and why?  Alternatively, who doesn't use our Centers, and why not?  To what extent is data collection helpful here, yielding what observations and resulting in what changes?

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