Teaching Disability

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  • CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR 
    A SPECIAL ISSUE:  

    TEACHING DISABILITY  

    TRANSFORMATIONS: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy 
    Sarah Chinn, Guest Editor 

    Deadline (extended) to: August 15, 2014

    The editors seek articles (5,000-10,000 words) and media essays (overviews on books, film, video, performance, art, music, websites, etc. 3,000 to 5,000 words), and items for the "Material Culture of Teaching” section, that explore teaching and disability.

    Submissions should explore strategies for teaching about disability in the classroom and in non-traditional spaces (such as the media and public discourse). We welcome jargon-free essays from all disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives.

    Transformations is a journal which invites college teachers to take pedagogy seriously as a topic of scholarly articles. Transformations publishes only essays that focus on pedagogy.

    Possible topics include:

    • The politics of teaching disability  
    • Teaching about representations of disability in literature, film, and other arts  
    • Education and the ADA  
    • Teaching disabled veterans  
    • Teaching war and disability  
    • Teaching about disability in cross-cultural and international contexts  
    • The politics of special education  
    • Teaching disability activism
    •  Disability in the K-12 classroom  
    • Teaching disability in different disciplines  
    • Teaching disability in historical perspective  
    • Issues for disabled teachers/disabled student  
    • Teaching disability and gender  
    • Teaching disability and class  
    • Teaching disability and healthcare  
    • Teaching disability and sexuality  
    • Teaching with/about/to cognitive and psychiatric disabilities  
    • Teaching race and disability  
    • Educating communities on disability 

    For further guidelines, see instructions for authors. Queries welcome.

    Past issues of Transformations include: Teaching Food, Teaching Feelings, Teaching Digital Media, Teaching Sex, and Teaching Earth. Please familiarize yourself with the journal before submitting.

    Order past issues or subscribe.

    Send submissions or inquiries in MLA format (7th ed.) as attachments in MS Word (.doc) or Rich Text format to:

    Jacqueline Ellis and Ellen Gruber Garvey, Editors, transformations@njcu.edu.

    Author(s) name and contact information should be included on a SEPARATE page.