AESA 2014 Annual Meeting Update

The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) & the International Association of Intercultural Education (IAIE) joint conference
October 29th-November 2nd, 2014
Hyatt Regency, Toronto, Canada

[Proposal submissions due: April 15, 2014]

Update from the AESA list today –

Hello,  Our apologies to those seeking to submit proposals to the AESA Annual
Conference in 2014 in the last couple days. We have been attempting to ready our website and conference system and experienced a minor delay. In order not to hold people up any further, those seeking to submit conference proposals can now do so via the following link:

http://ocs.sfu.ca/aesa/index.php/2014/

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To see the original call for proposals and other information about this conference, visit the AESA website ( educationalstudies.org ) — the Call also appears below.

Call for Proposals

For the 2014 annual conference the American Educational Studies

Association (AESA) and the International Association of Intercultural

Education (IAIE) will join forces to create a truly global community

of scholars in one of the most diverse cities in the world. Each

organization will follow a separate submission and review process that

will unite into one multinational, multilingual program.[1]

CONFERENCE THEME:

Reconceptualizing Diversity: Engaging with Histories, Theories,

Practices, and Discursive Strategies in Global Contexts

The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) and the

International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE) are

presently accepting proposals for their joint conference

“Reconceptualizing Diversity: Engaging with Histories, Theories,

Practices, and Discursive Strategies in Global Contexts.” Together we

will provide a critical space for sociohistorical, political and

philosophical dialogues focused on reframing diversity within a global

context. In particular, we are interested in submissions that address

diversity as a multifaceted and dynamic idea as well as the structures

that transform, maintain, and reproduce the many intersectionalities

of identity. By focusing on colonialism, settler ideologies,

capitalism, and neoliberalism, among other related topics we can

resituate diversity in a global context. Turning to issues of

transnational immigration, cosmopolitan citizenships, and globalized

knowledge networks, we might find new approaches to equity and social

justice in education.

GENERAL CALL:

The AESA Program Committee for 2014 invites proposals on all topics

related to the broad field of educational studies including Social

Foundations of Education, its traditional scholarly domain. Proposals

may be submitted for individual papers, symposiums, panels, and

alternative format sessions through April 15, 2014. The committee

welcomes proposals from a full range of theoretical, disciplinary, and

interdisciplinary perspectives that include the following educational

emphases: social foundations of education, cultural studies of

education, curriculum theory and curriculum studies, comparative and

international education studies, and educational policy and

leadership. While all proposals of AESA quality are welcome,

especially encouraged are those that specifically address this year’s

theme, which will be highlighted in the program.

Submission deadline:

All proposals must be submitted electronically to the Online

Conference System (OCS) via the AESA website. It will open March 1,

2014 (5:00pm EST) and close on April 15, 2014 (11:59pm CST).

Participants are encouraged to plan ahead. Notifications of proposals’

acceptance or rejections will sent by July 15th, 2014.

ABOUT AESA

The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) was established in

1968 as an international learned society for students, teachers,

research scholars, and administrators who are interested in the

foundations of education. AESA is a society primarily comprised of

college and university professors and students who teach and research

in the field of education utilizing one or more of the liberal arts

disciplines of philosophy, history, politics, sociology, anthropology,

or economics as well as comparative/international and cultural

studies. The purpose of social foundations study is to bring

intellectual resources derived from these areas to bear in developing

interpretive, normative, and critical perspectives in education, both

inside of and outside of schools.

ABOUT IAIE

Since 1984 the International Association of Intercultural Education

(IAIE) has brought together educators and activists interested in

diversity and equity issues in education. This is defined quite

broadly, and includes among other topics, social justice, human

rights, pluralism in post-colonial, post-conflict and post-communist

countries, active citizenship, anti-racist education, migration and

indigenous minority issues, feminist and queer theory, bilingual and

multilingual language studies, ability studies, interfaith dialogue,

genocide and Holocaust education, and critical pedagogy. These topics

are also the focus of the organization’s Intercultural Education

journal, published 6 times a year.

INFORMATION

For more information about AESA and the conference, email

aesa2014conference@gmail.com (NOTE: questions and information, only–NO

submissions to this address). If you would like to volunteer to serve

as a chair or discussant for any specific session(s) at AESA 2014,

please contact Stephanie Pantazis-Reich, assistant to the program

chair, at aesa14conference@gmail.com. Please include an appropriate

subject line such as “Volunteer as Chair or Discussant” and provide

the following information in your email: your name, institution, areas

of expertise, and sessions (with titles) for which you would like to

serve as chair or discussant.

Please make note of the following:

1. Accessibility and technology requests must be requested at the time

of submission.

2. Membership in the organization is REQUIRED for all presenters,

along with conference registration.

3. Consider donating to the Graduate Student Fund when you become a

member/register for the conference.

4. Consider becoming an institutional sponsor.

5. Participants may only appear on 3 submissions.

This year’s program committee will number about 35 members. Assisting

the chair in program planning is an advisory group: Stephanie

Pantazis-Reich (Assistant to the Chair), Denise Taliafiero-Baszile,

Michele Kahn, and Daniella Cook.

[1] AESA members interested in submitting proposals in Spanish or

French should do so via the IAIE submissions system.

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Richard Kahn, Ph.D.

Core Faculty in Education

Antioch University Los Angeles

400 Corporate Pointe

Culver City, CA 90230

Phone: 310-578-1080 x357

Web: http://richardkahn.org

Communications Director, American Educational Studies Association

Chair, Environmental Education SIG, American Educational Research Association

AESA mailing list

AESA@lists.niu.edu

http://essmail.ess.niu.edu/mailman/listinfo/aesa

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