Call for Manuscripts

September 2021 Issue

Due Date: August 1, 2021

DISRUPTING TEXTS, DISRUPTING TASKS

What is the place of new literature, young adult books, graphic novels, contemporary fiction and edgy nonfiction in our English curriculum? How do you go about replacing traditionally taught novels? Do new texts require new instructional methods?

November 2021 Issue

Due Date: October 1, 2021

POPULAR CULTURE IN AN ENGLISH CURRICULUM

Is there a place for popular culture in an English curriculum? How can teachers integrate the texts students are consumingĀ  outside of school with those that areĀ  traditionally found within textbooks? Can conversations about popular culture stimulate discussion around critical issues? What challenges do these texts pose for teachers?

Manuscripts are peer reviewed. Please send submissions to California English editor, Carol Jago. Articles should be limited to 2,500 words. Please submit manuscripts via email to jago@gseis.ucla.edu.