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07/11/2019

CFP: Special Issue of Pedagogy on Undergraduate Research

Submitted by KristineJohnson on June 28, 2019 - 20:00

Founded in 1978, the Council on Undergraduate Research defines undergraduate research (UR) as “an inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline.” The American Association of Colleges and Universities offers a similar definition of UR, as that which “involve[s] students with actively contested questions, empirical observation, cutting-edge technologies, and the sense of excitement that comes from working to answer important questions.”


07/11/2019

Nevertheless She Persisted: Women's Rhetorics of Trauma and Survival in Higher Education

Submitted by Susan.Thomas@sy... on April 10, 2019 - 20:42

In the wake of #Lock Her Up, #MeToo, and the Kavanaugh hearings, the world’s gaze has been firmly transfixed on Hollywood, the US Government, and the subsequent feminist backlash against the silencing and shaming of vulnerable women by powerful men. However, away from the glare of world politics, the casting couch and college frat parties, is the equally disturbing yet lesser known phenomenon of women being silenced within the academic community.


07/11/2019

Nevertheless She Persisted: Women's Rhetorics of Trauma and Survival in Higher Education

Submitted by Susan.Thomas@sy... on April 10, 2019 - 03:18

In the wake of #Lock Her Up, #MeToo, and the Kavanaugh hearings, the world’s gaze has been firmly transfixed on Hollywood, the US Government, and the subsequent feminist backlash against the silencing and shaming of vulnerable women by powerful men. However, away from the glare of world politics, the casting couch and college frat parties, is the equally disturbing yet lesser known phenomenon of women being silenced within the academic community.


07/11/2019

CFP: Applications accepted for Assistant Editors of WPA: Writing Program Administration

Submitted by Lori Ostergaard on March 26, 2019 - 12:55

The editors of WPA: Writing Program Administration seek advanced graduate students to serve as an assistant editors for a one-year term beginning in July 2019. The assistant editors will aid the editorial team with copyediting, correspondence, and social media management.