The Bonner Center for Service Learning & Civic Engagement at Carson-Newman University is excited to host the 2nd annual Appalachian Summit on Service-Learning Pedagogy & Practice on February 7, 2015. The Bonner Center is currently accepting workshop proposals (please email Anya Piotrowski for additional information re: requirements). Anyone interested in submitting a workshop proposal should complete the proposal form by Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Everyone who submits a proposal will be notified by Wednesday, January 14th as to whether or not their proposal was selected. All chosen to present will have their registration fee waived. Please direct questions to Anya Piotrowski (email@example.com or 865-471-4830). Deadline for Proposals: January 7, 2015.
The Public Science Project is accepting applications for enrollment in their annual summer institutes on critical participatory action research. The week-long program is designed to introduce the theory, methods, and ethics of critical participatory action research (PAR) to graduate students, faculty, and members of community based organizations. Through seminars, roundtables, and hands-on workshops with experienced researchers, participants gain the necessary skills and knowledge to integrate a critical PAR approach into their scholarship, research, and/or organizing. Sessions are June 1-5 and 8-12. Sessions will be held at the CUNY Graduate Center, NYC and cost to attend is $1,500 with limited scholarships. Deadline to apply is January 16, 2015.
The American Public Health Association will hold their 143rd annual meeting on community-based public health caucus in Chicago. APHA is accepting abstracts of around 250 words that explore community-academic partnering in multi-disciplinary collaboration and a diversity of community-based public health activities, including basic and applied research projects, interventions, teaching and service-learning projects. APHA believes that community lies at the heart of public health, and that research protocols and interventions work best when they are rooted in the values, knowledge, expertise, and interests of the community. Abstracts are due February 11, 2015.
The University of North Georgia is issuing a Call for Papers for an open access community engagement compendium. This compendium will undergo rigorous blind peer review to ensure the quality of the scholarship. The focus of this compendium is the linkage between local, regional, national, and international engagement. How does local engagement impact national engagement? How can lessons learned from international engagement activities cross over to local engagement projects?
The editors encourage submissions related to the following:
- Outcomes of regional engagement initiatives
• International impact of local and regional engagement projects
• Mandatory vs. Volunteer Engagement
• How to measure scholarly engagement
• Community Engagement and P&T
Please submit all papers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: March 1st, 2015
Do you or your colleagues or students have an early-stage idea, program, or organization? The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale, to be held March 28 and 29, 2015, offers a unique opportunity for faculty, students, and health professionals and other change makers to present early-stage programs to an audience and to receive guidance, advice, and mentoring from an expert panel. The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and the world’s largest social entrepreneurship conference. Abstracts are currently being accepted on a rolling application basis, and the available presentation slots are expected to become filled soon. All persons submitting an abstract must register and submit payment to attend the conference at the time that they submit the abstract. Proposals now being reviewed on rolling basis – submit ASAP.