RE: [xmca] Cultural-Historical SIG Call for Proposals, AERA 2009 Annual Meeting

From: Mabel Encinas <liliamabel who-is-at>
Date: Sat Jun 21 2008 - 05:05:06 PDT

Dear all,
I would like to propose a symposium about emotion and affect in sociocultural research, is anybody interested in participating?
Best wishes,

> Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 12:20:31 -0400> From: kevin.oconnor who-is-at> To:> CC:> Subject: [xmca] Cultural-Historical SIG Call for Proposals, AERA 2009 Annual Meeting> > Dear Cultural-Historical SIG Members,> > We are writing as the Cultural-Historical Research SIG Program Chairs to> urge/remind/encourage you to participate in creating our SIG's program for> the 2009 AERA Annual Meeting, to be held in San Diego, April 13-17. Proposal> submission is now open and will close on August 1. (The deadline for> Professional Development and Training Courses is September 5.)> > The theme for the 2009 Meeting is ³Disciplined Inquiry: Education Research> in the Circle of Knowledge² (you can read it in its entirety at> ).> > What is most relevant and inviting to our SIG, it seems to us, is the> following excerpt:> > > ³More than multi-disciplinary endeavors in many other fields, education> > research has been inclusive in its application of disciplinary perspectives,> > and in its respect for quantitative and qualitative methods. The result has> > been a uniquely rich capacity for education research to draw on a broad range> > of humanistic and scientific disciplines, and to contribute widely to the> > improvement of education policy and practice. The 2009 annual meeting will be> > an opportunity for renewed discussion and expansion of the role of education> > research as a hub of interdisciplinary scholarship. Special attention will be> > paid to proposals for papers and sessions that demonstrate the value of> > interdisciplinary research, the significance of multiple methodological> > perspectives, and interactions between education and its sister disciplines in> > the sciences and humanities.²> > In addition to proposals for presentations in traditional formats, we are> especially interested in receiving proposals for sessions using the> alternative formats that are allowable according to AERA: demonstrations,> interactive symposia, performances, workshops and off-site visits. In> addition, you can input into the SIG Annual Meeting program by sending us> ideas and themes for the SIG Business Meeting and by volunteering to be a> proposal reviewer.> > We strongly encourage your submissions. Please note that AERA bases the> number and type of session allocated to each SIG in part on the total number> of proposals received by the SIG - so please submit your proposals to our> SIG! We also remind you that the quality of the program depends largely on> the proposal review process, and so we encourage those of you who have> reviewed proposals in the past to do so again this year; we also welcome new> reviewers, including graduate students and new SIG members.> > To submit proposals and to volunteer to review proposals, please log in to> the 2009 AERA Annual Meeting online submission system at> This is also the site for volunteering as a discussant> or session chair. > > We hope to hear from you!> > Have a great summer,> > Lois Holzman and Kevin O'Connor> > > > -- > Kevin O'Connor> Assistant Professor> University of Rochester> Warner School of Education and Human Development> 1-320 Dewey Hall> Rochester NY 14627> > 585-273-3430>> > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________> xmca mailing list>>
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