Call for Papers: “Teaching the Earth”



Guest Editor: Anthony Lioi

The editors of Transformations seek articles (5,000 – 10,000 words) and media reviews (books, film, video, performance, art, music, etc. – 3,000 to 5,000 words) that explore environmental issues in all pedagogical contexts and disciplinary perspective. Essays should raise questions concerning constructive pedagogical responses to local and planetary envronmental issues.

  • Ecological literacy
  • Environmental ethics
  • Natural, cultural, and financial economies
  • Resource depletion
  • Mass extinction
  • Popular culture and the environment
  • Religion and ecology
  • Corporate greenwashing
  • Celebrity environmentalism
  • The Earth and the Internet
  • Resource wars
  • Indigenous nations and environmental sovereignty
  • The queer Earth
  • Nature writing
  • Green cities
  • Food and farming
  • Radical environmentalisms
  • Ecology in the Borderlands
  • Environmental racism
  • The Anti-Toxics and Environmental Justice movements
  • Rural, suburban, and urban geography

Deadline: October 31st, 2009

Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary forum for pedagogical scholarship exploring intersections of identities, power, and social justice. The journal features a range of approaches — from theoretical articles to creative and experimental accounts of pedagogical innovations from teachers and scholars from all areas of education.

Send submissions or inquiries in MLA format (6th ed.) as attachments in MS Word or Rich Text format to: Jacqueline Ellis and Edvige Giunta, Editors, OR send a hard copy to Transformations, New Jersey City University, Hepburn Hall Room 309, 2039 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305. Author(s) name and contact information should be included on a SEPARATE page.  For submission guidelines go to:

Published semi-annually by New Jersey City University


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