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Towards Equitable Language Instruction for the Intercultural Classroom (NeMLA 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:34am
Janice Willson / Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel session invites an examination of pedagogical adaptations at the departmental, class, or individual student level, highlighting opportunities to recognize and include different types of learners.

DECONSTRUCTING DOCTORAL DISCOURSES: STUDENTS’ STORIES AND STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:45am
Deborah L. Mulligan and Patrick Alan Danaher / University of Southern Queensland, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

DECONSTRUCTING DOCTORAL DISCOURSES:

STUDENTS’ STORIES AND STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

Edited by

Deborah L. Mulligan and Patrick Alan Danaher

University of Southern Queensland, Australia

 FOCUS AND RATIONALE

RESEARCHERS AT RISK: THE PRECARIOUS POSITIONS OF SCHOLARS CONDUCTING DANGEROUS ENQUIRIES

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:44am
Deborah L. Mulligan and Patrick Alan Danaher / University of Southern Queensland, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

RESEARCHERS AT RISK:

THE PRECARIOUS POSITIONS OF SCHOLARS CONDUCTING DANGEROUS ENQUIRIES

Edited by

Deborah L. Mulligan and Patrick Alan Danaher

University of Southern Queensland, Australia

 

FOCUS AND RATIONALE

Spatializing Social Justice

updated: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:32am
Dr.Maryann P.DiEdwardo, Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Call for Papers 51st Annual Convention, March 5-8, 2020Boston, Massachusetts

Marriott Copley Place

Abstract Proposal Deadline: September 30, 2019

http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention.html

Cultural Studies and Media Studies 

Pedagogy and Professional 

 

Click here to post your abstract by 9/30/2019

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17869

 

Chair

Maryann P. DiEdwardo 

Ages and Stages: Women in the Academy, Revisted

updated: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 1:40pm
Terry Novak/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Although much has changed in the academy in recent decades, many struggles related to gender and the “traditional notions” of the roles women fulfill and the roles men fulfill in the academy have remained strikingly rigid, to the detriment of individuals as well as to the collective institution. Women still bear a service burden disproportionate to that of their male colleagues. Women in the academy still struggle with childbearing and child rearing choices that men in the academy do not face in the same way. Women still face sexism and sexual harassment that their male counterparts escape. For women of color, the burdens are magnified.

Gender & Sexuality Writing Collective: The 26th Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 1:11pm
University of Rochester, Susan B Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

The 26th Annual Gender & Sexuality Writing Collective

Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

October 25-26, 2019, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at the University of Rochester will hold a two-day writing collective on October 25-26, 2019. The writing collective will provide a lively platform for graduate students to workshop a paper with fellow graduate students and faculty from multiple institutions.

New Book Series: Precarity and Contingency

updated: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 1:36pm
CSU Open Press and the Center for the Study of Academic Labor
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 30, 2019

From Sue Doe and Seth Kahn, co-editors:

 

We are excited to offer our first call for proposals for a new book series called Precarity and Contingency, published by the Colorado State University Open Press and sponsored by the CSU Center for the Study of Academic Labor.

 

Deadline: August 30, 2019

Decisions: Early October 2019

 

What we want to publish

Teaching and Engaging Shakespeare in the Classroom (NeMLA 2020, roundtable)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 1:01pm
John F. Maune / NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

More than 400 years after his death Shakespeare is still taught in western universities and throughout the world. The number of published books related to his works as well as similarly devoted scholarly conferences seem to increase yearly. This means that what and how to approach teaching Shakespeare is not stagnant as might be imagined, but rather is expanding. The number of plays attributed to Shakespeare have seen some fluctuations, but the theory and scholarly research applied to pinch and prod his works continue to produce new stimulating insights. This gives the teacher more options on what to include in their lessons and by necessity, what to exclude. It is no easy choice deciding what to focus on in the classroom.

Teaching South Asia outside the English Department

updated: 
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 1:36pm
South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference, Seattle, WA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

How does pedagogical strategizing work in teaching Global South Asian literatures in majority serving institutions located in areas where the student body is mostly white, or lacking in South Asian immigrant groups? How does South Asian literature find a place in general education core courses? What are some current practices and challenges that scholars of color specializing in and including South Asia as a text, experience in their classrooms? We are interested in sharing experiences on teaching, planning courses, writing curriculum development projects including South Asia centric courses both for the major and the general education classes that embrace the inclusion of literatures from the global South, especially from South Asia.

The Adaptive Academic: Building Skills and Leadership Culture Beyond the University

updated: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 1:25pm
Northeast Modern Language Association 51st Annual Convention (Boston, MA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Graduate programs are primarily configured to equip students with the tools to thrive within an economy of knowledge production, but such a pedagogical framework takes for granted the structural inclusion of opportunities for developing competencies that are corollary to academic skills. Many of these competencies—planning and organization, collaborative management, transparent communicativeness, fiscal accountability, conflict resolution, stress tolerance, tactful coaching and active mentorship, to name a few—are increasingly being valued as essential for workplace success and leadership.

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