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Call for Papers for “Teaching American Speech”

March 29, 2012

We are now accepting submissions for the SUMMER 2013 section of “Teaching American Speech,” a section of teaching-related articles that is published in each summer issue of the journal American Speech.

Articles published in “Teaching American Speech” relate to the teaching of or about American speech in its many forms and contexts, including course construction, assignments, evaluation, techniques, resources, and more. Teaching articles (of approx. 4,000 words in length), teaching notes (of approx. 2,000 words), and short reviews of textbooks and other student-centered resources (of approx. 2,000 words) are welcome. All articles will be peer reviewed.

Since its inception in 2008, “Teaching American Speech” is already becoming a premier venue for publications on pedagogy and American English. Past “Teaching American Speech” sections can be found online — click HERE, then click on “Browse
the Archive” to locate the summer issue for each year (within each summer issue, the “Teaching American Speech” section is available to download as a PDF).

To be considered for the SUMMER 2013 issue, submissions should be received by or before SEPTEMBER 1, 2012. Submissions should be emailed to editor Charles Carson, at Carson AT duke DOT edu, and copied to Christine Mallinson, associate editor, at mallinson AT umbc DOT edu. Please clearly note in the subject line and body of your email that the article is to be considered for “Teaching American Speech.” Also provide your current contact information, including an email and a mailing address (reviewers’ decisions are sent by US mail).

Please share widely with others who may be interested, and feel free to contact me at any time with any questions.

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