Sprinkle, vol 9 call for papers: March 18, 2016 deadline

Sprinkle: An undergraduate journal of feminist and queer studies,  originally conceived in 2007 as a collection of student works from the McGill Introduction Sexual Diversity Studies course, seeks academic submissions for the spring 2016 edition. Papers should be no more than 3000 words in length and show critical engagement with issues of gender and sexuality […]

Sprinkle, Vol 8 launch: May 29, 2015

We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest volume of Sprinkle. It is our largest publication yet with more exciting and innovative ideas from contributors in the US and Canada. We have submissions from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, McGill University, Ohio State, University of Southern California, Colgate University, and the University of West […]

Vol 8 submission deadline: March 13, 2015

Sprinkle: An undergraduate journal of feminist and queer studies,  originally conceived in 2007 as a collection of student works from the McGill Introduction Sexual Diversity Studies course, seeks academic submissions for the spring 2015 edition. Papers should be no more than 3000 words in length and show critical engagement with issues of gender and sexuality […]

Sprinkle: Call for Editors

Sprinkle: An undergraduate journal of feminist and queer studies is recruiting new editors for the 2014-2015 academic year! We are in need of Assistant Editors and Reviewers. Applications are due November 7, 2014. Assistant Editors must be able to participate in regular meetings at Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo. Reviewers have no geographic restriction; […]

Truthout Interviews with Henry Giroux on Neoliberalism

Sprinkle vol. 7 – launch luncheon June 5, 2014

We are proud to announce the upcoming release of Vol. 7 of Sprinkle: An undergraduate journal of feminist and queer studies. We will be hosting a launch luncheon at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo to recognize our editorial board, local contributors, and donors. A small run of hard copies will be available at the event. The […]

An Interview with Henry Giroux on Democracy in Crisis

by C.J. POLYCHRONIOU 1. It is widely believed that the advanced liberal societies are suffering a crisis of democracy, a view you share wholeheartedly, although the empirical research, with its positivists bias, tends to be more cautious. In what ways is there less democracy today in places like the United States than there was, say, […]

Werklund professor’s new book featured at academic conference

Shirley Steinberg’s work puts critical youth studies in the spotlight By Betty Rice April 11, 2014 Shirley Steinberg and chapter contributor sj Miller celebrate the launch of The Critical Youth Studies Reader at the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia last week. Photo courtesy Liz Meyer Each year, the American Educational Research Association(AERA) holds its annual meeting and conference, […]

Hip Hop, Grit, and Academic Success: Bettina Love at TEDxUGA Dr. Bettina Love

This impassioned talk explains how students who identify with Hip Hop culture have been ignored or deemed deficient in schools because of mainstream misconceptions associated with Hip Hop culture. Through Hip Hop, these students embody the characteristics of grit, social and emotional intelligence, and the act improvisation- all of which are proven to be predictors […]

The Role of Technology in 21C Classroom

Integration of technology in classroom is the big push of today, and while it does have its place in schools, technology alone does not hold all the answers. It is a learning tool much like traditional books, pencil and paper that should be used in conjunction with other resources. Consider this question: What happens to […]