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Pedagogy: Universal Design & Other Challenges—Accessibility Issues in the English Classroom

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

250- to 500-word proposals, with title, for 15-minute papers/presentations on the challenges and opportunities in teaching students with disabilities in composition or literature courses.  Papers should address issues like the following:  teaching methods and resources, including universal design curricula, to support students with physical challenges (e.g., sight, hearing, paralysis), students with learning disabilities (e.g., cognitive impairment affecting reading, writing; attention deficit syndrome), and other disabilities; dealing with students susceptible to non-disclosure of disabilities; high school to college transition for English majors with disabilities; consideration of institutional liability risks of IT inaccessibility in F2F, online, and h

• Pedagogy: Considering Diversity in the English Curriculum

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

250- to 500-word proposals, with title, for 15-minute papers/presentations on pedagogical considerations of diversity issues in the English curriculum.  Papers should address topics like the following:  curricular concerns and imaginative solutions to the development of courses treating ethnic literatures, spiritual orientations, and/or gender-identity readings; selection of materials and modes of presentation; multicultural vs.

• Pedagogy: Service Learning in English Courses—Composition and Literature: How Far Have We Come?

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

250- to 500-word proposals, with title, for 15-minute papers/presentations on the pedagogical use of service learning in composition or literature courses.  Papers should address issues like the following:  Determining whether service learning projects—and what kinds—are appropriate to course material; matching key components of one’s English course with appropriate service learning projects; establishing relations with off-campus service learning entities; framing project assignments that enhance service learning while maintaining course content integrity; developing an assessment model to measure outcomes.  How many different service learning projects within an English course?  How long should such projects be?  Level of difficulty?  Challenges, risks,

Pedagogy: Stimulating Awareness/Provoking Engagement: Metacognition, Active Learning, & Supportive Technology in the Literature or Composition Classroom

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:44am
Charles A. S. Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

250- to 500-word proposals, with title, for 15-minute papers/presentations treating pedagogy on the use of metacognition strategies in the context of active learning & appropriate technological support in teaching literature or composition in classroom settings.  Metacognition encompasses “learning how we learn” activities and techniques.  Active learning presumes learner-based instruction, and may include problem-based learning, inquiry-based learning, collaborative learning, or other forms of active learning, including the use of technology—PowerPoint, SmartBoards, student response systems, Smartphones, IPhones, IPads, IPods, social media (e.g., YouTube, Facebook), whether in F2F, online, or hybrid courses.

Beyond the Classroom: Imagining New Spaces for Literature on Campus

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:38am
NeMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Short Description: This NeMLA panel invites participants to share their experiences engaging students with and through literature in spaces beyond the classroom, such as through common reading initiatives, student activities and clubs, and other co-curricular programming. It also welcomes speculative pieces proposing and evaluating possible new places in higher education for literature, literary study, and the humanities.

Call for papers - Performing arts

updated: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:36am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from scholars on the following:

Pedagogy at CEA 2018

updated: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 9:05am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Pedagogy at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Pedagogy for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://cea-web.org/

Academic Administrative Leadership at CEA 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:11pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Academic Administrative Leadership at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Academic Administrative Leadership for our 49th annual conference at www.cea-web.org.

Conference Theme

Literary Imaginaries, Legal Imaginaries, and the Work of Law and Literature – CFP for Edited Collection (Special Journal Issue or Anthology)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:26pm
Almas Khan, Georgetown University Law Center
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

In both their lives and texts, lawyers who are also literary authors have long implicitly or explicitly explored the complex relationships between creative and practical work; Franz Kafka and Wallace Stevens are among the most salient of these hybrid disciplinarians. The law and literature movement’s burgeoning since James Boyd White’s The Legal Imagination (1973) can be envisaged as the scholarly iteration of this phenomenon. Proposals responding to this call should analyze the generative liminality of literary-legal professionals; all time periods and places are welcome. Additionally, proposals may endeavor to instigate a broader reconceptualization of the interconnections between literature and law and scholarship and praxis.

49th Annual Convention

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:27pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will meet April 12 to 15, 2018, and will feature more than 400 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Every year, this event affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature.

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