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Archives Day

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Archives Day 2020 will be held online.

In observance of National Archives Month, join us on October 9th for the 4th Annual Archives Day 2020. Celebrate with expanded programming including engaging sessions, lightning talks, an “Ask an Archivist” meet and greet, tours, and a panel discussion. Archives Day 2020 is an opportunity to connect with South Florida Archives. Registration will be open in August.

The planning committee invites proposals for presentations under the theme, Open to IDEAs: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in the Archives. Currently accepting submissions.

You are invited to submit materials from your organization for display in a virtual space to connect the community with historical resources in South Florida. Such items may include promotional flyers or videos of your organization, primary source materials, links to research tools and digital repositories, and internships, jobs or volunteer opportunities. Submissions will be accepted in August.



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Athenaeum: Scholarly Works of the FIU Libraries Faculty and Staff (FIU Libraries)

Aims & Scope of Athenaeum

Athenaeum is an open access, peer-reviewed collection of the scholarly works of the faculty and staff of the Florida International University (FIU) Libraries. The objective of this collection is threefold:
  1. To provide a peer-reviewed publishing platform for the FIU Libraries faculty and staff.
  2. To make our works more broadly discoverable for our international, national, and local scholars and students.
  3. To encourage the growth of knowledge and exchange of ideas through contribution to the scholarly body of literature in library and information science.
The collection includes current research as well as retrospective materials, in a variety of formats including articles, book chapters, reports, multimedia, and conference presentations and posters. The works cover a range of library and information science topics relating to the professional responsibilities and scholarship of the FIU Libraries’ faculty and staff.

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Submit your article, *presentation, or *conference poster using the submit link on the left. Sign up to become a peer reviewer by filling out the form found in the link "Become a Peer Reviewer."

*Check the "Document Guidelines" link on the left for additional information regarding the submission of conference posters and presentations.

Submission Criteria

Submissions must be relevant to the scope and aim of Athenaeum. Namely, submissions must contribute to the scholarly body of literature in library and information science.

How to Submit

You will find the submit tab on your left in blue. Be sure you have your ORCiD number ready to input along with your submission. If you do not have an ORCiD number, you may create one in less than a minute at https://orcid.org/ or by using the link on the left.

Be sure your submissions are in PDF format (including presentations and posters). If you need technical help creating or converting documents, or any other technical issues, please contact the Digital Humanities Librarian, Molly Castro at mocastro@fiu.edu. All computers in the Digital Scholars Studio in GL 540 are equipped with the full Adobe suite of applications.

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Bioethics Education Resources (BEdR)

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Class, Race and Corporate Power (College of Arts, Sciences & Education)

Class, Race and Corporate Power is an academic journal examining the politics of corporate power. This includes an analysis of capital, labor, and race relations within nation-states and the global economy. We encourage contributions that explore these issues within holistic frameworks that borrow from a range of scholarly disciplines. .

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Community Literacy Journal

The Community Literacy Journal is an interdisciplinary journal that publishes both scholarly work that contributes to theories, methodologies, and research agendas and work by literacy workers, practitioners, creative writers, and community literacy program staff. We are especially committed to presenting work done in collaboration between academics and community members, organizers, activists, teachers, students, and artists.

We understand “community literacy” as including multiple domains for literacy work extending beyond mainstream educational and work institutions. It can be found in programs devoted to adult education, early childhood education, reading initiatives, or work with marginalized populations, but it can also be found in more informal, ad hoc projects, including creative writing, graffiti art, protest songwriting, and social media campaigns.

For us, literacy is defined as the realm where attention is paid not just to content or to knowledge but to the symbolic means by which it is represented and used. Thus, literacy makes reference not just to letters and to text but to other multimodal, technological, and embodied representations, as well. Community literacy is interdisciplinary and intersectional in nature, drawing from rhetoric and composition, communication, literacy studies, English studies, gender studies, race and ethnic studies, environmental studies, critical theory, linguistics, cultural studies, education, and more.

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Hemisphere (Kimberly Green Latin American and Carribbean Center (LACC) Publications Network)

LACC’s flagship publication, Hemisphere, features articles from academics around the world who study Latin America and the Caribbean. Issues revolve around a central topic of contemporary relevance in the Americas, with an emphasis on the social sciences. Each issue includes feature articles, reports, book reviews, a photo essay and a bibliographic update. Hemisphere is designed to serve as a forum for new scholarship on Latin American and Caribbean issues.

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Hospitality Review


Hospitality Review

THE JOURNAL IS NOT ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN THE FALL.

The Hospitality Review journal promotes the highest level of scholarship and aims for the highest utility possible to academic and practitioner audiences. Therefore scholars and researchers with an interest in expanding the knowledge base of the hospitality industry are invited to submit manuscripts to the Hospitality Review. In general, full length articles should be 4000 to 6000 words in length. The journal publishes full length empirical and conceptual research articles as well as research notes.

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ICOT 18 - International Conference on Thinking - Cultivating Mindsets for Global Citizens

Call for Full Papers for Proceedings

ICOT 18 Miami invites researchers, scientists, scholars , students , and practitioners to submit proposals advancing the development of thinking strategies in seeking innovative solutions to the problems and challenges of the 21 st Century . With the theme “Cultivating Mindsets for Global Citizens” we aim to create awareness about global issues and the big questions that the next generations will inherit from us. Together we will explore strategies for deeply engaging citizens as young as todd lers up to seniors in understanding world issues from different points of view.

The themes reflect the transdisciplinary nature of the conference, as well as the imperative for creative and collaborative solutions to ensuring a better world in the future. The scientific committee proposes four tracks with guiding questions. We invite our presenters to share their big questions and engage the participants in thought- provoking conversations towards thinking and global-mindedness. Please see the Conference Philosophy http://icot18.com/themes/

*We do not accept proposals from profit-making agencies

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Inspicio (College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts)

Inspicio [pronounced een-spee-cho] is a Latin word meaning inspect, examine, review.

Commentary in the form of reviews, constructive criticism, video interviews, and profiles, is published on the Inspicio website on a continuous basis, as soon as the material is ready for publication. The best material is published seasonally in an e-Magazine, which can be viewed on iPads and iPhones. The inaugural e-Magazine was published in August, 2015. Twelve editions have been published.

The complimentary Inspicio e-Magazine App is available through the Apple APP Store — just search for “inspicio.”

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Interior Design Symposium: Fostering Identity, Diversity, & Connectivity (Department of Interior Architecture)

The goal of this symposium is to explore important facets of the discipline of Interior Design (ID) by bringing together scholars and practitioners to advocate for professional identity, support cultural diversity through design, encourage global connectivity and foster interdisciplinary exchanges.

The symposium investigates a contemporary issue significant to the field of ID. The intention is to explore research and theory that comes other disciplines to help advance the profession of ID. Our goal is to imagine a world with responsible, sustainable and inclusive built environments and take decisive actions to begin creating such a future. Thus, we will aim to:

1) connect researchers across divergent and dispersed fields,

2) provide a platform to collaborate and to define a common set of interests and research questions, and

3) establish a new direction for ID research, scholarship and practice.

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Literacy Practice and Research

Dear Members of the Organization of Teacher Educators in Literacy (OTEL) and Readers of Literacy Practice and Research–On-Line (LPR-Online)

We are delighted to welcome you to LPR-Online, an open access journal. We believe literacy encompasses many dimensions of life and learning, such as print, cultural, content area (e.g. mathematics, science, social studies), and technology literacy. We welcome articles from practitioners, scholars, tutors, and all interested readers.

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McNair Journal

The McNair Journal is the official journal of the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at Florida International University. The McNair Scholars Program provides undergraduates the unique opportunity to gain research experience under the tutelage of Faculty members at some of the top research institution throughout the country. For more information about the McNair Program at FIU visit http://mcnair.fiu.edu/.

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Revista Electrónica Leer, Escribir y Descubrir

La Revista Leer, escribir y descubrir constituye una publicación del Comité Latinoamericano-IDLAC de la International Literacy Association-ILA con la colaboración de la Florida International University (FIU). Es una publicación periódica electrónica, en español de carácter científico, con una periodicidad semestral (abril y octubre).

La Revista no tiene carácter lucrativo, sino que forma parte de la membresía de la afiliación al Comité Latinoamericano-IDLAC y a la International Literacy Association-ILA.

El volumen 1 también está disponible aquí

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Security Research Hub Reports

The Security Research Hub (SRH) was created to facilitate virtual collaboration and information sharing, amongst a variety of partners, to address critical security issues within the Latin American and Caribbean region. The SRH aims to serve as a virtual community that brings together industry experts, stakeholders, and researchers across the hemisphere to create content that will hopefully influence policy making decisions to make the LATAM and Caribbean region more secure.

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SERC Research Reports (Southeast Environmental Research Center)

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Shakespeare Across the Divide

Shakespeare Across The Divide

February 15-16, 2016, The Betsy Hotel

Shakespeare Across the Divide is the inaugural early modern studies symposium hosted by the acclaimed Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Florida. This symposium is held in conjunction with the loaning of Shakespeare’s First Folio to FIU by the Folger Library, as part of the Folger’s 2016 national tour of the book. For more about events related to the First Folio at FIU, please see folio.fiu.edu

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We are proud to present two invited special events as part of the symposium: Roland Greene will speak at the opening reception and Ayanna Thompson, Ruben Espinosa, and Carla Della Gatta will offer a special panel on race and Shakespeare on the second day of the symposium.

As a small symposium, the schedule will be arranged to ensure that there are no concurrent events. All participants are encouraged to attend and be involved in all symposium activities.

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South Florida Education Research Conference (College of Arts, Sciences & Education)

The purpose of the Annual South Florida Education Research Conference (SFERC) is to enhance the existing culture of research in colleges and universities in South Florida. The conference provides a meaningful vehicle for the preparation, mentorship, and presentation of scholarly work by students, faculty, and alumni.

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The Annual SAGGSA Graduate Student Conference (Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs)

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The Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies’ Graduate Student Association (SAGGSA) at Florida International University invites you to participate in our 9th Annual Graduate Student Conference.

Migration and (Im)mobilities

March 13, 2020
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Keynote Speaker: Mimi Sheller, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology and founding Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is founding co-editor of the journal Mobilities and past President of the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility. She is author or co-editor of twelve books, including forthcoming Island Futures: Caribbean Survival in the Anthropocene (Duke University Press, 2020); Mobility Justice: The Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes (Verso, 2018); Aluminum Dreams: The Making of Light Modernity (MIT Press, 2014); Citizenship from Below (Duke University Press, 2012); Consuming the Caribbean (Routledge, 2003); and Democracy After Slavery (Macmillan Caribbean, 2000). As co-editor with John Urry of Tourism Mobilities (2004) and Mobile Technologies of the City (2006) and author of numerous highly cited articles, she helped to establish the new interdisciplinary field of mobilities research.

Each year the Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Graduate Student Association (SAGGSA) at Florida International University hosts an interdisciplinary conference around an overarching theme that speaks to current issues and debates in anthropology, geography and sociology. This conference is intended to provide a supportive and collaborative forum for graduate students to present original research and engage with other graduates and faculty researching similar topics from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. As such, we welcome and encourage presentations on research in any stage, formative or finished, and from any social science perspective. This year we invite papers that critically engage with migration and mobilities, broadly defined.

Migration and mobility are constantly shaping the social, political, and ideological fabric of our world, as they have done throughout history. From people and ideas to goods and resources, every movement encounters friction in its path as it comes into contact with existing structures of identity, violence, and economy. This friction produces inconsistencies in the progress of movements, rendering some subjects immobile while others incorporate seamlessly into the structures that resist them. From the immigration system and its impact on the lives of those fleeing violent social and climatic changes to the impact of social and economic systems, which selectively embrace, commodify, and reject people and material culture, the topic of migration and mobility is rife with inequalities. This conference is an invitation to interrogate these inequalities and the structures that create them. Potential topics may include current and historical discussions of: human and non-human migration, human rights, climate change, climate justice, disaster response, diaspora studies, colonization, decolonization, race, gender, intersectionality, spatial inequalities, food access, health care, supply chains, trade, and the complex entanglements of material and non-material elements of society as it is shaped by migration. Potential topics may include, but are not limited to, broad themes such as:


• Climate Change, Disaster Recovery, and Human Rights o Security and environmental change o Environmental activists and social movements o Globalization, Neoliberalism and Resilience • Health and Resource Disparities o Race and structural violence o Access inequalities in healthcare, food, or education o Impact studies • Theories and methodologies for studying migration and mobility o Gendered perspectives o Indigenous knowledge and technologies o Flexible citizenship • Mobility and Immobility: State, structural, or systemic “pathways” o Informal economies o Parallel and alternative systems o Community organization and activism o Trade and international relations

Abstracts should be submitted via the conference website by December 15, 2019. Please limit abstracts to 250 words. Accepted participants will be notified before the start of the Spring 2020 semester. Accepted papers will be organized topically by the conference organizing committee. .

Any questions can be directed to Susannah Barr (sbarr144@fiu.edu).

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