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Welcoming Students: The Syllabus as Hospitable Practice

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:42am
Daniel Hengel / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

I know many of us hope that we create welcoming, hospitable environments for our students. That we, in some small way, encourage a space for community building and critical citizenship. Yet, we begin our semesters with the “reading” of an often woefully inhospitable and prescriptive document written in vaguely performative “legalese”—THE SYLLABUS. The syllabus is more than a mere delineation of our classes’ rules, regulations, policies, and procedures—though, these elements of the syllabus are important, to be sure. The syllabus is our students’ first experience of us as educators. This document represents us as educators nearly as much as the texts we chose to assign, the assessment portfolios we design, and the selves we share with our students.

Popular Culture Review Special Issue - Popular Culture and COVID - Summer 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:42am
Popular Culture Review - University of Nevada Las Vegas, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

Call for Papers

Popular Culture Review Special Issue - Popular Culture and COVID

 

The global pandemic and long periods of self-quarantine shifted everything from work habits, to school, to media consumption, and more.

 

For example, the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons brought families together and even provided a supportive space for on-line memorial services.

Popular Culture Review - CFP for General Issue

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:53pm
Popular Culture Review - University of Nevada Las Vegas, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

Popular Culture Review seeks to publish compelling, well-argued, and well-researched articles on a variety of topics related to popular culture.

 

Submissions undergo a rigorous peer review process.

 

General Issues are published in March. Submissions must be received by January 10th for that year's General Issue.

 

The Inaugural Honolulu Education Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:42am
INTESDA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 20, 2021

We are pleased to welcome you to the Honolulu Education Conference (HEC) held January 4-6 2022 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. HEC2022 will offer a great place to meet with fellow educators, and explore current research, trends, and insights, all while expanding your professional networks in a relaxed and engaging environment. We expect the conference to attract teachers, academics and independent scholars from many different countries around the world.

Early Bird Abstract Submission Deadline: September 20, 2021
Final Abstract Submission Deadline: October 20, 2021

HEC2022 welcomes proposals in the following streams: