New Journal: New Chaucer Studies, Pedagogy and Profession

deadline for submissions: 
September 1, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
New Chaucer Studies: Pedagogy and Profession

New Chaucer Studies: Pedagogy and Profession CFP

The mission of the New Chaucer Society is to “provide a forum for teachers and

scholars of Geoffrey Chaucer and his age.” As the working conditions of those

teachers and scholars change, this forum needs to expand to reflect those changes.

For this reason, NCS is happy to announce the launch of a new on-line venue,

New Chaucer Studies: Pedagogy and Profession, hosted on the New Chaucer Society

website. This peer-reviewed, open access site will offer brief essays on teaching,

service, and institutional environments/ cultures.

We would like to invite submissions for this new project from a wide range of

contributors, including K-12 educators and independent scholars. We are

particularly interested in essays that are immediately concerned with usefulness --

to readers across institutions and non-institutional settings. Some areas for

inquiry might include the following: teaching medieval literature in a Gen Ed

curriculum and/ or in a K-12 context; recruiting graduate students for the study

of medieval literature; the impact of curricular change on medieval courses; issues

of hiring, tenure and promotion; the workings of professional organizations,

journals, and conferences; graduate training for a shrinking number of academic

jobs; outreach to the public and to colleagues in other disciplines; strategies for

equity and inclusivity in teaching, recruiting, and hiring; strategies for addressing

or rectifying institutional constraints (budgets, criteria for tenure, etc.). We also

welcome collaborative essays or responses unified around a single topic.

We are now seeking contributions for Issue 2, #MeToo, and Issue 3, Open

Topic. Please submit essays of 3000 words to by September 1, 2020 for

consideration in Issue 2, to appear March 15, 2021, or Issue 3, to appear July 1,