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CALL FOR CHAPTERS: Of Frames and Foundations: Historical Perspectives on Museum Education. Melinda M. Mayer, Ph.D., Editor, The University of Texas at Austin. To be published by the National Art Education Association.

The foundations of museum education are laid not only on a set of programs and practices, but also on contexts and beliefs regarding what is of value in learning from objects in museums and how such learning should take place. Of Frames and Foundations: Historical Perspectives on Museum Education will consist of chapters chronicling histories related to four key areas of museum education practice and programming—audiences and visitors; objects and interpretation; teaching and learning; and institutional contexts. Moreover, the aim of each chapter will be to contextualize these historical sketches through framing questions, issues, or theories that examine not only what happened, but also why. Framing theories and perspectives could include such critical theory lenses as race, ethnicity, gender, and class. Additionally, authors could frame their chapters using theories of object interpretation, philosophical discourses, theories of learning, or models of institutional practices and policies. In effect, each chapter would engage an argument around the history being told, rather than simply relating a series of “facts.”
Of Frames and Foundations will privilege stories related to art museum education histories in the United States, but will not be limited to them. Proposals for chapters chronicling museum education programs and practices developed through a network that included such institutions as science museums, history museums, children’s museums, zoos, etc. will be considered. Additionally, proposals pertaining to the examination of cross-institutional or multinational developments in museum education are welcome.

Submission Guidelines:
Prospective authors are invited to submit a two-page chapter proposal complete with contact information to Melinda Mayer at by February 28, 2015. Once accepted for inclusion in Of Frames and Foundations, authors should anticipate writing a chapter of 5,000-6,000 words. Manuscripts should be double-spaced in 12pt. font using New Times Roman. Referencing should follow APA guidelines as found in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.).

Call for Chapters: Funding Challenges and Successes in Arts Education

Editors: Dr. Siu Challons-Lipton (Queens University of Charlotte, USA) and Dr. Richard Emanuel (Alabama State University, USA)

For release in the Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership
(AEMAL) Book Series.

Series Editor(s): Siran Mukerji (IGNOU, India) and Purnendu Tripathi (IGNOU, India)
ISSN: 2326-9022

The Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, & Leadership (AEMAL) Book Series strives to provide publications that address all these areas and present trending, current research to assist professionals, administrators, and others involved in the education sector in making their decisions.

Under current federal law, the arts are designated as a core academic subject, equal to reading, math and science. This designation acknowledges the importance of the arts in education and implies that the arts are eligible for federal education program funds (such as Title I, teacher training, school reform, and technology programs). The Arts in Education (AIE) program at the U.S. Department of Education has weathered great funding challenges, though winning congressional support yearly. In 2014 the program was awarded $25 million and restored to pre-sequester levels. For the sixth consecutive year, the 2015 Obama budget proposes the merging of the AIE program into a larger funding pool with other programs in the Department of Education such that the aforementioned funds would be shared and thus, diminished. The arts community is strongly opposed to the proposal as it would dilute governmental financial responsibility for arts education and ultimately support for the arts.

This book intends to address:
• the challenges surrounding the funding of the arts globally.
•  the difficulty educators have faced in attempting to promote the fiscal support of the arts, particularly at the national, legislative level.
• Innovative ways to fund the arts.

Are universities and schools, administrators and students prepared to challenge the government in support of funding for the arts in education? And, how does America’s position on the funding of the arts reflect a general global perspective and trend?

View full details here.

Submission Procedure: Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before February 28, 2015, a 1,000-2,000 word chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by March 1, 2015 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters must be submitted by March 31, 2015. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS - Pedagogical Globalization: Traditions, Contemporary Art, and Popular Culture of Korea

International Society for Education through Art (InSEA) E-book Publication
Editors: Ryan Shin, Maria Lim, Michelle Bae-Dimitriadis, and Oksun Lee

We believe that it is timely to provide an in-depth understanding of global issues through a cultural lens of a particular regional culture interacting and engaging with artistic and educational practices in various other global contexts, as well as in-between spaces of the local and the global.

This e-Book will explore diverse perspectives, practices, and pedagogical implications for art educators by emphasizing a notion of global, cultural awareness that is essential to both teaching art and visual culture in and beyond Korean cultural and geographic contexts.

We are looking for research papers, essays, or graphic novels that address some of the following pedagogical issues, perspectives, and practices, but are not limited to:

• Offer a conceptual foundation embracing philosophical, historical, sociological, and critical pedagogical approaches to understand and teach traditional Korean art as well as contemporary art and media practices in a broad perspective.
• Provide critical, social, cultural dialogue for pedagogical explorations for teaching about contemporary Korean art and artists who have explored critical issues such as cultural hybridity, immigration, mobility, border-crossing, or the struggle of diaspora.
• Explore the significances of contemporary Korean popular culture as epitomized in the recent Korean Wave (Han-Ryu) and its global impacts, which can address in-depth views about globalization as well as offer comprehensive applications of visual culture education to the international education field.
• Explore cross-cultural and intercultural research and/or practices showcasing critical exploration of cultural hybridity, consumption, power, and struggle, as well as documenting intercultural/cross-cultural journeys and pedagogical approaches through case studies in K-12 school and university settings.

Please send one-page abstract (300-500 words) or inquires via email by April 15th 2015.

CALL FOR PAPERS - (1-2016) Civic Education and Art Education
In the modern world, to be conscious of their position within society and/or state, all citizens need to construct their personal values by questioning and evaluating orthodoxies. The ability to make choices is based on the ability to judge, to evaluate and to construct one´s own personal hierarchy of cultural values. Each citizen needs to confront civic virtues within the cultural tradition of the surrounding world.

Art education and citizenship education can and should co-operate in order to educate responsible citizens participating in societal life in responsible ways. Civic education pursues a variety of goals, including appropriate understanding of patriotism, the responsibilities of citizens in the promotion of effective government, human rights, obligations to promote sustainability while also promoting strong economies that benefit all citizens, and evolving practices for communication and immigration throughout the world. The arts pursue understanding of comparable issues, but using diverse communication modes, including symbolic and metaphorical representations of the human condition and empathetic narratives of the universal human condition. The issue will explore the use of the arts as a technique for promoting more effective civic education. We seek contributions from a variety of European cultures to identify and clarify shared perspectives as well as divergent views that would be enhanced by a greater understanding of differing approaches to these issues.

Some of the questions we are looking to address are:
a) Which specific roles do citizenship as well as art education play in developing cultural awareness and cultural identity in today´s world?
b) In which ways can art education enhance effective achievement of the goals of citizenship education?
c)  Are there specific methods of co-operation between art-citizenship education that are more effective than others (stating common goals? use of common methods? use of common values? etc.).
d) What sorts of art education are suitable for fulfilling the aims and goals of citizenship education?
e) How should cooperative citizenship education with art education vary by school level?

Suggested length: 5,000-8,000 words.

First submissions by authors to editors: 1st May 2015
Response to authors by editors: 30th June 2015
Final submission from authors: 15th September 2015
Journal publication online: February 2016

If you are interested in submitting an article, please contact one of the editors of this issue:
Erich Mistrík, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (erich[at],
Julie Van Camp, Prof. Emerita, California State University, Long Beach, USA (jvancamp5[at]

To submit your paper please go to new submissions and follow the instructions. All authors are kindly asked to follow the editorial guidelines of JSSE.

CALL FOR PAPERS - The Journal of Art for Life
We are inviting art educators, therapists and administrators to submit manuscripts for the inaugural issue of a new journal, The Journal of Art for Life. The goal of the inaugural issue is to highlight current theory, research, and practice of art for advancing social justice issues and to enhance the mission of the journal:

The Journal of Art for Life is a national, refereed journal focused on art education, art therapy, and arts administration in authentic, real-world contexts toward the goal of social progress through the arts. The journal is based on the instrumentalist premise that art has the power and potential to reflect and enhance the conditions of human experience. Through scholarly articles, the journal is an instrument for communicating the avenues by which the various forms of art intertwine and impact society and social justice.

The journal accepts articles that are theoretical, research-based, and those that address the practical applications of art for life in educational, therapeutic, and other institutional contexts, including museums. We seek social criticism related to art and art education; inquiry into potential areas of exploration regarding art in society, especially focused on social justice and other crucial issues psychological perspectives, including therapeutic programs which emphasize arts interventions; and investigations into possible roles for arts institutions as cultural organizations that benefit people's lives. We also seek practical applications, strategies, and position papers about art and its relationship to the enhancement of life for individuals and the societies in which we live, in art education, art therapy and arts administration contexts. The submission deadlines are January 1 for the spring issue and July 1 for the fall issue. The main text of each manuscript, exclusive of figures, tables, references, or appendices, should be 4000 - 5000 words and should follow the Publication Manual of American Psychological Association (6th Edition).

Content: The journal provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas concerning the use of art to enhance the human experience. Manuscripts submitted should reflect this purpose. Manuscripts should concern concepts, practices, or research studies that have implications and applicability for art educators, therapist and administrators.

Length: Manuscripts, excluding all references, charts, figures, and tables, generally should be 4000 - 5000 words.

Preparation for Review: All submissions must be prepared using a computer word processing program. Manuscripts must adhere strictly to guidelines set in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, 2009. Double-space all text, including quotations and references, and provide 1.5-inch margins all around. References must be complete and placed at the end of the manuscript. Please place tables, charts, figures, or illustrations after the references on separate pages.
Authors should not cite or reference their own name but instead use the word author, followed by the publication date. Alphabetize references to author under A and not under the letter of the author's last name. Do not include titles or the names of coauthors in the "author" citations or references.

Submission: Submissions should be sent to Marcia L. Rosal at Florida State University, Department of Art Education, PO Box 3061232, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1232.
Submissions must include the following:
• Cover page: Include the information listed below on a separate sheet.
• Title of the manuscript
• Date of submission
• Author's name, institutional affiliation, complete mailing address, business and home phone numbers, fax number, and e-mail address
• Biographical information about each author, which may not exceed 30 words per author

Abstract: On a separate sheet of paper at the beginning of the manuscript, describe the essence of the manuscript in 150-200 words. Do not include your name or any other identifying information in the abstract or the manuscript.

Manuscript: Authors should submit electronic copies. On a CD, provide two electronic copies one with author information, abstract, and cover page, and one prepared for review with author information removed from the cover page. Provide author name, manuscript title, and word processing program on the disk label.

The Canadian Review of Art Education (CRAE) is a refereed journal published by the Canadian Society for Education through Art. We invite theoretical and research-based submissions that address issues relating to art education. We welcome submissions from all disciplines and fields of study. CRAE defines art education broadly given that it takes place in many different contexts informed by a range of perspectives in addition to K-12, higher education and community education. We encourage submissions from researchers, scholars, policymakers, educators, and students.

Manuscripts must be prepared using Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx format), Times Roman 12 point font, be double-spaced and have one inch margins on all sides. Manuscripts must include an abstract of no more than 100 words and should be a maximum of 6000 words long, including references. Manuscripts must include a separate title page, a running head, and a list of three to five keywords. The title page will also include the full name(s), the institutional affiliations of author(s), and the contact information, including email(s) and mailing address(es). All submissions must be masked for the review process. Successive pages should include page numbers and the running head but should not include authors’ names, affiliations, and identification notes. Authors must use endnotes, not footnotes. Black & white photographs (300 dpi required, JPEG or TIFF), drawings, and diagrams must be clear, fully labelled, with appropriate credits for copyright clearance, and appear at the end of the manuscript. Authors should prepare manuscripts using only the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 5th edition (2001). Authors may submit papers, book reviews, and commentaries written in English or French.

Submission Please submit by email with attachment (s) to the editor Anita Sinner, Concordia University, Art Education, Faculty of Fine Arts: For more information visit

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - Power and Education
Power and Education is an international peer-reviewed journal promoting critical studies of contemporary educational practice and challenging the complicit routines of mainstream educational research.

Articles for consideration should be sent by email attachment to Dr. Michael F. Watts ( after a careful reading of the requirements shown below.

Articles accepted for publication become the copyright of the journal unless otherwise specifically agreed. All contributions should be original and should not be under consideration elsewhere. Authors should be aware that they are writing for an international audience and should use non-discriminatory language.

All submissions to the journal are peer-refereed so they are published in accordance with international academic standards for research publication.

The journal seeks to receive:
• academic articles (about 7,000 words)
• interchanges and responses to articles (up to 2,000 words)
• thematic reviews (no word limit)
• book reviews (up to 1,000 words)

Visit the journal’s website at for information on the journal and how to contribute high-quality manuscript submissions. Articles for consideration should be sent by e-mail attachment to the journal’s Editorial Office (

CALL FOR ARTS BASED SUBMISSIONS - Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy
The Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy is positioned at the intersection of curriculum theory, teaching studies, and arts-based research. Each issue of the journal features an abbreviated essay on arts based educational research (ABER). These short “essays” might include, but are not limited to visual artworks, documentations of performance artwork, ethno-drama, musical performances, poetry, narratives, or stills from videos complemented by a brief text that theorizes the art from the perspective of curriculum and pedagogy. The ABER section of the journal is separate from the published articles in each issue. Authors wishing to submit full-length manuscripts that are arts-based in nature should do so through the general call for manuscripts (please see above website). The submission process is comprised of three strands:

1) Arts based research accompanied by image(s). Please submit a short critical essay (up to 12 pages including references) that illuminates the intersection between the image(s) and curriculum and pedagogy or arts- based research. This essay should not be a mere description of the work, but rather it should engage a critical analysis among the arts, teaching and learning, and research methodologies.
2) Text based forms of arts-based research. Authors who work in literary arts or text-based forms of arts-based research may submit their work in this strand. Such work might include poetry, play scripts or fiction as such works pertain to themes within the ABER strand.
4) Student artwork (K through 12). Arts educators may submit images of work created by their students, or as documentation of performances of their students, for consideration. These images need not be accompanied by an essay but should include a brief 250-word “critical description” of the work and a 50-word biographical sketch of the student artist.

Authors who submit work for each of the three above mentioned submission strands must consider the following:
• 1-2 images (jpegs; minimum 300dpi for a 4”x6” image) with a signed release form or statement from the artist. (If the artist is a minor, the release form/statement must be signed by a parent or guardian. Contact the ABER editor for a release form.)
• a short 50 word biographical sketch (MSWord.doc or RichTextFormat.rtf) of the artist/researcher
• all text-based submissions must be a MSWord.doc or RichTextFormat.rtf, double-spaced, 10 or 12pt font.

ABER submissions should be submitted as follows: Please see the general submission guideline. Please mark your file ABER essay. For questions please contact the ABER Assistant Editor Morna McDermott at

CALL FOR ARTICLES - International Journal of Education Through Art
The International Journal of Education through Art is seeking submissions. The journal is interdisciplinary in its reflection of teaching and learning contexts and also in its representation of artistic approaches and practices. It provides a platform for those who wish to question and evaluate the ways in which art education is practiced, disseminated and interpreted across a diverse range of educational contexts. Each issue consists of peer-reviewed articles and image-text features.

Particular emphasis is placed on articles that:
• Critically reflect on the relationship between education and art
• Propose original ways of rethinking the status of education and art education
• Address the role of teaching and learning in either formal or informal educational contexts and along side issues of age, gender and social background
• Adopt an open and inventive interpretation of research-based analysis
• Promote and experiment with visual/textual forms of representing art education activities, issues and research

Potential topics include:
• Art, craft and design education
• Formal and informal education contexts
• Meaning making, image and identity in art education
• Public, community and environmental art
• Pedagogy and emerging technologies
Policy and practice
Trans-cultural issues
• Visual communication and culture

Submissions can be made at any time online by registering at:

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