Call for Proposals: Teaching Economic Inequality and Social Class

CFP Deadline Extended to Thursday, May 5, 2022!

The American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Teaching and Learning program is pleased to announce a call for proposals for 15 political scientists to participate in a three-day teaching and learning symposium June 16 – June 18, 2022 at APSA’s headquarters in Washington, DC. APSA’s teaching symposia provide a workshop environment where people with similar goals can come together to share their own practices and research related to teaching and create new teaching resources for their courses. Led by Laura Bucci (Saint Joseph’s University) and Ian  G. Anson (University of Maryland- Baltimore County), the theme of this symposium is Teaching Economic Inequality and Social Class. Application Deadline: May, 1, 2022. Deadline Extended. New Deadline: Thursday, May 5, 2022.

Read the Full Call for Proposals

Symposium Goals:

  1. To provide an inclusive space where participants can build supportive relationships with other teacher-scholars who teach courses on economic inequality, social class, and its consequences for democratic engagement within the context of the United States or abroad.
  2. To present on developing areas of teaching and research related to economic inequality or social class.
  3. To develop new teaching resources on economic inequality, social class, and democratic engagement.

Application Deadline Extended: May, 5, 2022

Proposals should be submitted online here and include:

  • Recent CV, including detailed information on teaching experience
  • An indication of whether you prefer to present on a specific teaching resource or an emerging or updated issue related to economic inequality, social class, or democratic engagement (or some combination thereof).
  • 250-word abstract summarizing the resource or topic you plan to present at the symposium
  • 250-word description of your motivation and goals for participating in the symposium
  • Brief description of your institution and how economic inequality and social class fits into your department’s curriculum.

Successful applicants will be notified in early May. The course will be held in person; all participants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and masks will be required for all indoor activities. Course registration fees ($85) may be paid online in advance of the workshop. Need-based travel grants are available.

For more information about our symposia, APSA’s Teaching & Learning Symposia page.

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1 year ago

As a two-time alum, glad to see the symposium series continuing!

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