Call for papers

The Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: An International Journal invites contributions for an upcoming guest edited volume on Migration, Religion, and Education.

This special issue invites papers from a diversity of international perspectives and country contexts, and from a variety of education disciplines, to address the theme of migration, religion, and education. Education should be considered broadly to include all stages / levels of formal education, as well as non-formal and informal education.

Possible topics include but are not limited to:
* religion and identity among migrant students
* the “problematization” of religious minority students in host society schools
* representation of migrant’s religions in school curricula
* religious literacy among education policy makers
* religious awareness among teachers and administrators
* religion as a form of cultural capital among migrant students
* religion and migrant teachers
* court decisions bearing on the religious identities and practices of migrant students

Please send abstracts to Bruce Collet colleba@bgsu.edu by February 15, 2012. Responses to submitted abstracts will be sent by April 2012. Full article submissions from invited papers will be due July 1, 2012. Papers invited for the special issue will undergo blind review procedures.

Reviews of relevant books are also encouraged.

ABTRACTS should be submitted according to the following format:

(TITLE)

(AUTHOR/S FULL NAME)

(AUTHOR/S AFFILIATION AND FULL ADDRESS INCLUDING E-MAIL)

(ABSTRACT UP TO 600 WORDS NOT INCLUDING REFERENCES- TIME NEW ROMAN 12 POINTS)

(REFERENCES)

Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education: An International Journal (DIME) is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal focused on critical discourse and research in diaspora, indigenous, and minority education. The journal is dedicated to researching cultural sustainability in a world increasingly consolidating under national, transnational, and global organizations. It aims to draw attention to, and learn from, the many initiatives being conducted around the globe in support of diaspora, indigenous, and minority education, which might otherwise go unnoticed.

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