Call For Submissions

Publication Date: 
October 1, 2014
The Editors

Perspectives on Urban Education invites the submission of manuscripts for the upcoming Spring 2018 issue. We encourage authors to refer to earlier issues of Perspectives as they prepare their manuscripts for submission.

We welcome submissions from researchers, graduate students, practitioners, policy makers, and youth to publish studies in progress, as well as findings from completed research and reflections on practice. We also welcome submissions that present content in creative ways through multimedia formats.

Fall 2015 Issue (call closes June 1, 2015): Teacher Education as Possibility and the legacy of Maxine Green

Publication Date: 
October 3, 2014
The Editors

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2015

Of teaching in “dark and constraining times,” Maxine Greene wrote,

“it is a matter of awakening and empowering today’s young people to name, to reflect, to imagine, and to act with more and more concrete responsibility in an increasingly multifarious world…. The light may be uncertain and flickering; but teachers in their lives and works have the remarkable capacity to make it shine in all sorts of corners and, perhaps, to move newcomers to join with others and transform” (2003, pp. 72-73). 

Call for submissions: "The Current and Future State of Education in Philadelphia"

Publication Date: 
September 30, 2014
The Editors

Submission deadline: October 15, 2014

Perspectives on Urban Education, Penn GSE’s online student-run journal, is interested in papers, commentaries, and notes from the field for our Winter 2015 issue. The Winter 2015 issue represents the second installment of our exploration into Philadelphia’s education system following the summer 2013 edition. 

Call for Submissions for Spring 2014 Issue

Publication Date: 
January 27, 2014
Cat McManus & Andy Danilchick, Editors

Submission Deadline: April 1, 2014

Perspectives on Urban Education, Penn GSE’s online student-run journal, is interested in papers, commentaries, and notes from the field for our Spring 2014 issue. The focus of this issue is: multi-modalities within urban education.

The term “multi-modality” refers to how textual, audio, and visual modes in combination with media and materiality create meaning. 

35th Annual Ethnography In Education Research Forum

Publication Date: 
January 26, 2014
Andy Danilchick, Editor of Perspectives

The Ethnographic Imagination: Arts, Multimodality, and Pedagogies of the Possible February 28 - March 1, 2014

This is an exceptional conference for all educators, especially practitioners. Below is a description of Practioner Research Day which occurs on the Saturday of the conference. On Sunday, March 2nd, The Second Annual Screening Scholarship Media Festival follows the Ethnography Forum is also a wonderful experience.

Perspectives Featured in Penn Current

Publication Date: 
October 22, 2013
Andy Danilchick, Editor of Perspectives

The summer special issue is featured in an article in the recent edition of Penn Current. Check it out:

Call for Submissions: Fall Issue with special tribute to Jean Anyon

Publication Date: 
September 12, 2013
Andy Danilchick, Editor of Perspectives

Submission Deadline: October 3, 2013

Perspectives on Urban Education is interested in papers, commentaries, and notes from the field for our fall issue. Submissions must have a direct or indirect connection to urban education.

Special Summer Issue on The Dismantling of Urban Public Education is Live!

Publication Date: 
August 27, 2013
Andy Danilchick, Editor of Perspectives

Our special issue is now live on the website! A broad range of stakeholders have contributed including teachers, students, researchers, and community members.  The issue takes a critical look at our current educational crisis in Philadelphia providing deeper context, descriptions of resistance, and imaginings of what is possible.

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