Raise Your Voice: Activist Scholarship,
Social Change and the Future of Higher Education
Call for Papers and Workshop Proposals
You are invited to submit proposals for papers and workshops to be held at the 2014 NEA Higher Education Conference from March 14 -15 in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel.
The main objective of the NEA Higher Education Conference is to provide a forum for exchanging opinions and presenting ideas about ongoing higher education issues. The theme of this years conference is Raise Your Voice: Activist Scholarship, Social Change, and the Future of Higher Education. Specifically, the conference would like to address the many roles that faculty, students, academic professionals, and higher education support professionals perform to create a more democratic society.
Proposals should include the following information:
Paper or Workshop title
Prepare a 300-word (maximum) abstract of the paper or workshop.
Suggested higher education topics include: organizing; member recruitment and
engagement; local association best practices; bargaining; policies that affect NEA higher education members; social media; political action best practices; and pedagogical strategies.
Please provide a two- to three-sentence descriptor of your paper or workshop. This is the descriptor that will be used in the program if your workshop is selected.
Please submit a brief biographical statement of no more than 50 words to be included in the program.
Please indicate whether this paper or workshop could be best placed within a 45-minute flash session, a 75-minute breakout session, or a 90-minute breakout session.
Papers and workshop proposals should be submitted as a Word attachment no later than Tuesday, January 7, 2014, to Ms. Cara Elmore at Celmore@nea.org
A committee of NEA higher education board members will review proposals, and conference session decisions will be delivered no later than January 17, 2014.
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