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
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:
Call for Papers
Special Issue of Pedagogy
Ideological Transparency in the Classroom and On Campus
Daniel P. Richards and Louise Wetherbee Phelps, Guest Editors
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.
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:
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.
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”
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?
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.
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?
Academic institutions are structured so that different disciplines are housed in different departments. However, in recent years, there has been a call to augment the interdisciplinary scope of the humanities curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This push for greater interdisciplinarity in the humanities has resulted from many factors including the need to recruit students to increase humanities enrollments, a desire to sustain student interest in the humanities, better employment opportunities for those on the academic job market, and the production of unique, multi-faceted scholarship.
Call for Proposals: “Bildung Across Languages”
MLA Convention 2018
New York City
January 4-7 2018
We are pleased to invite you to attend the international conference Rethinking Directions in Language Teaching and Researching to be held In Bielsko-Biala, Poland, on June 8-9, 2017.
The aim of this conference organized by the Department of English Studies at the University of Bielsko-Biala is to bring together researchers in the fields of linguistics, translation and teaching to share their research achievements, discuss topics of interest and exchange views on various aspects of English language studies.
The following scholars have agreed to give plenary talks during the conference:
prof. Olga Dontcheva-Navrátilová, Masaryk University, the Czech Republic
We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Fifteenth CFP)
“Problems of Psychology in the 21st Century” ISSN 2029-8587
Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2017 | DHSI Colloquium
Call for Papers | http://dhsicolloquium.org
Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium, to be held in June 2017 at the University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Submissions are peer-reviewed, with participants subsequently invited to contribute to a DHSI-themed special issue in an open-access journal.
The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its Spring 2017 issue, themed “The Sacrifice of Survival.” Submission deadline: May 15, 2017.
The Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking
5th Annual Conference
October 27, 2017
Berkeley College, New York, NY
Hold Steady and Rock the Boat:
Stability and Transformation in the Twenty-First Century Classroom
The South Central Modern Languages Association (SCMLA) aims to bring together a diverse group of scholarly disciplines during its 74th Annual Conference, October 5th – 8th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In an effort to reach this goal this year’s Technology in the Classroom panel welcomes you to submit a paper proposal by 4/1/17.
The topic for the Technology in the Classroom panel is open. We welcome papers, as well as practical or experience-based presentation proposals on the theory, pedagogy, or practical applications of technology in the classroom.
To be considered for the panel, email a 250 word abstract to:
Jennifer Falcon at email@example.com
I am currently in the process of editing a forthcoming publication entitled Equity, Equality and Reform in Contemporary Public Education to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research. I would like to take this opportunity to cordially invite you to submit your work for consideration in this publication.
Keynote: Dr. Katherine Aidala, Chair and Associate Professor of Physics, Chair of Engineering, Mount Holyoke College
International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION, EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS, AND PEDAGOGY
Guest-edited by Maja Milatovic, Lena Wånggren and Stephanie Spoto
The sixth annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts conference will be held Wednesday, May 17 – Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Bryn Mawr College. These conferences are a forum to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning.
Our definition of blended learning is quite broad, encompassing any combination of online and face-to-face instruction that supports close faculty-student interactions and high-impact, student-centered pedagogies, promotes life-long learning, or otherwise contributes to the goals and mission of a liberal arts education.
CALL FOR PAPERS - Ilha do Desterro Journal
SPECIAL ISSUE 2018: Investigating Second Language Speech
Rosane Silveira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Walcir Cardoso, Concordia University
Ocke-Schwen Bohn, Aarhus University
Donesca Puntel Xhafaj, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
We are pleased to welcome you to the International Conference on Humanities, Social Sciences and Sustainability (IXSUS 2017) held Monday and Tuesday, October 30-31, 2017 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Following the commencement and plenary, please join us for a special welcome brunch reception at the Hawaii Convention Center Monday, October 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 noon.
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for Volume 5. The deadline for this volume is 3/31/17, but this is also an open call for subsequent volumes as well.
Double Helix publishes work addressing linkages between critical thinking and writing, in and across the disciplines, and it is especially interested in pieces that explore and report on connections between pedagogical theory and classroom practice. The journal also invites proposals from potential guest editors for specially themed volumes that fall within its focus and scope.
2017 NWSA Annual Conference: 40 YEARS AFTER COMBAHEE:
Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives
The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites complete panel,
workshop, or roundtable format submissions (not individual submissions) for a guaranteed
caucus sponsored session to be held November 16-19, 2017 at the annual conference.
According to the conference CFP, “NWSA is an organization of feminist scholars and
scholar-activists that emerged out of the social movements of the 1960s and 70s. It is fitting
then that since our 40th anniversary conference will take place in Baltimore, the site of the
*Note: Our text, Ideology and Identity in Young Adult Literature: Connections to the Composition Classroom, is under contract with McFarland Press, and we are looking for a few more contributors to round out our collection. Therefore, the turnaround time for the chapter will be relatively quick.
The original call is below. Please also note that we have a sufficient amount of literature analyzing dystopian texts, so please avoid that genre. Additionally, each chapter should have a Practical Considerations for the Classroom section in which contributors might discuss specific assignment descriptions and/or other practical applications.
Tools of Transgression:
Diverse Strategies in Comparative Methodologies
UC Davis Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
October 6th and 7th, 2017
Call for Papers:
We are pleased to welcome Keynote speaker Barbara Fuchs from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Call for Proposals:
Thank you for your interest in SCCC's annual Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing. Our festival features four days of events held Monday, April 24- Thursday, April 27 at each of our three campuses (in Brentwood, Selden, and Riverhead, NY) preceding an all-day conference in Selden, NY on Friday, April 28, 2017.
The festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists, essayists, and creative writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions, readings, and related events.