Intersections: Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions for Spring 2018 Issue
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Sponsored by the University of New Mexico’s Department of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies, Intersections: Critical Issues in Education is an online, peer-reviewed, open access academic journal. We seek to deepen understanding of how race, class, gender, sexuality, exceptionalities, power, well-being, and other subjectivities play out in educational settings as a means of advancing social justice for all people. Intersections serves as a forum for diverse voices and perspectives reflecting a variety of disciplines, focusing on work that interrogates, disrupts, and challenges oppression. We welcome a range of materials, including academic papers, personal perspectives, and other innovative forms of scholarship that may speak to an audience beyond academia.
We seek original creative or scholarly submissions that examine critical issues in education, including but not limited to schooling and society, language diversity, literacy and culture, curriculum and practice, subjectivities/identities, policy and reform, spirituality, health and well-being, multimedia and digital technologies, globalization, health, gender, critical literacy, race, power, and (dis) ability studies. We welcome submissions in a variety of formats, from empirical articles and position papers to memoirs and reviews of literature; essays; academic commentaries; interviews; book and media reviews. Submissions in other genres are also encouraged, including well-crafted poetry, artistic works, fiction, documentary film or short film, video of an event with scholarly commentary, scholarly conversations (print, audio, performance), and more. For more information, contact us at intersections@unm.edu or via
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Call for Book Chapters –

From Linda-Hoeptner-Poling –

Dear Friends, Supporters, Colleagues of the NAEA Women’s Caucus

We have extended the deadline for receiving abstracts to our call for abstracts to OCT 1, 2015. We hope that you will submit an abstract of a chapter proposal and forward this note to colleagues to encourage proposal submissions.

CALL FOR CHAPTERS — Women’s Caucus Lobby Activism Book

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 1, 2015

EDITORS:  Karen Keifer-Boyd, Linda Hoeptner-Poling, Sheri Klein, Wanda Knight, and Adetty Pérez de Miles

ABOUT THE BOOK:  The book is based on the National Art Education Association’s Women’s Caucus Lobby themes and activism since 2008.

NOTE: Authors do not need to have attended Lobby sessions to submit chapters.  Beyond the NAEA Women’s Caucus sessions, meetings, and events that reside within the formal protocol of the NAEA, the Lobby Activism session serves as an informal space for personal as political discussion and action. Held the first evening of the NAEA Convention in the hotel lobby, since 2008, the one-hour open forum has evolved into a multi-modal form of engagement, including introductions, performance, artmaking, brainstorming and synthesizing ideas–as well as planning collaboratively for future action. A human microphone process used throughout the lobby amplifies our political voice in public feminist art pedagogy.

Lobby Activism book contributors might share their experiences as participants in each year’s Lobby Activism session. Contributions on lobby session influence, impact, theory, and possibilities are also encouraged. However, in each of the ten book sections we would like to extend beyond the Lobby Activism Sessions and encourage submissions that are about the themes. Therefore, authors from a range of disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and not having participated in the Women’s Caucus and Lobby Sessions are also encouraged to submit chapters.

BOOK CHAPTERS:  The 10 sections of the book are formed from the annual themes of the Lobby sessions Diversity of approaches to scholarship relative to the book sections are encouraged.

See http://judychicago.arted.psu.edu/lobby-activism/ for suggestions for writing chapters or visual essays for one or more of the ten sections of the book, briefly outlined below. as well as photos and prompts/data/inspiration for the sessions and transcripts of audio recordings from each Lobby Activism session. As noted above, authors do not need to have attended Lobby sessions to submit chapter proposals.

2018: Activism: This section will include narratives of feminist activism through art and education.

2017: Entanglement. This section of the book revisions intersectionality theory as an entanglement of social identities and circumstances that hampers one’s ability to escape, disengage, or act at will, and activism that changes.

2016: Feminist Leadership. This section will include chapters on feminist leadership in art education in which art teachers are instrumental in transforming schools and communities.

2015: How do you (re)deSIGN gender codes in your teaching, art, and life? This section of the book will include explorations that (re)deSIGN binary-based constructions of gender in research, teaching, art, and life.

2014: Speak Truth to Power. This section will include case studies of speaking truth to power through art and/or art education.

2013: What are my personal responsibilities and our collective responsibilities to end violence? This section explores ways that art educators can disrupt systemic violence through pedagogy, service, community work, activism and other forms of resistance.

2012: What Do You Believe is Critical to Lobby For? This section explores how and why feminist art educators decide where to put activist energies both in and outside of the classroom at all levels of education, in addressing competing demands posed by issues of both personal and broader social landscapes of feminist activism.

2011: A Time When … This section of educational narrative inquiries will focus on how feminist art teachers’ conceptualize their work and navigate the personal, professional, pedagogical, and political.

2010: What is the Image of a Feminist in the Field of Art Education Today? This section will explore aims of feminism and feminist pedagogy in art education for contemporary times.

2009: Enacting Change: What We Can Learn From Each Other? This section focuses on mentoring, reciprocity, dialogue, and networking.

2008: Vote: What Should an Art Educator Do?” Visual culture is omnipresent and plays a role in our everyday decisions from the products that we consume to important decisions such as presidential elections.

SUBMISSION DETAILS:  Proposal Format: Prospective contributors will submit a 400-500 word abstract with at least five references from relevant literature and a chapter title, author name, affiliation, and contact information (phone, e-mail and mailing address).

Submit abstracts of proposed chapters at

http://judychicago.arted.psu.edu/lobby-activism/

All submitters will be notified by December 1, 2015 regarding the status of their proposal. Authors of selected proposals will receive chapter guidelines and will be invited to submit full chapters for consideration by September 1, 2016. Editors will review submitted chapters for final selection and make recommendations for revisions byDecember 1, 2016. Final submissions will be due by January 1, 2017. Our goal is publication of the anthology by the 2018 NAEA convention as a 10th anniversary of NAEA Women’s Caucus Lobby Activism.

Send queries to the lead editor Karen Keifer-Boyd at kk-b@psu.edu.

IMPORTANT DATES

OCTOBER 1, 2015: Proposal Submission Deadline

December 1, 2015: Notification of Proposal Acceptance and Invitation to Submit Chapters

September 1, 2016: Full Chapter Submission

December 1, 2016: Notification of Acceptance and Revisions Returned

January 1, 2017: Final Chapter Submission