Call for papers: Charrette - Journal of the Association of Architectural Educators
Volume 6, issue 1 - Flipping the Script: Foregrounding the Architecture Student
DATE: 27/10/2017
"Charrette is the journal of the Association of Architectural Educators. Volume 6, issue 1 (Spring 2019) will have the theme ´Flipping the Script: Foregrounding the Architecture Student.´ This issue of Charrette seeks to foreground the student experience in architectural education including themes of learning, student agency, and
identity transformation. How can the perspectives of learners help inform and improve our teaching practices? What role do students play in operative, performative, or normative terms in shaping architectural education? How has this changed over the past several decades?"

Based on the theme and the preceding questions, contributions are invited from teachers, mentors, and learners (past and present) that address one or more of the following:

- Becoming and being an Architecture Student
- Becoming and being an Architect: Professionalization as Identity Transformation
- Student Agency, Participation, and Governance in Architectural Education
- Access, Diversity, and Gatekeeping in Architectural Education
- Approaches to Student-centered Teaching and Curricula in Architectural
- Novel Approaches to Research and Teaching Related to Learning and Learners


In their expression of interest, authors should clearly indicate which of the following formats they are submitting under:

- Conventional Essays 5,000-8,000 words (including all references and endnotes). Essays will explore a topic or topics on architectural education and connect to contemporary scholarship. Authors must demonstrate their
intellectual and theoretical context, as well as their methodological approach, and have a clear conclusion.
- Personal Narratives 3,000-5,000 words (including all references and endnotes). Submissions to this section will substitute traditional academic data with descriptive and reflective content related to personal experiences of architectural education. Authors are welcome to submit their narrative work in written and/or graphic form.
Queries regarding the theme of this special issue should be directed to Dr. James Thompson,

500 word expressions of interest should be submitted in the body email, containing author name(s), affiliations and contact details to according to the timeline below. Selected authors will then be invited to submit a full paper for doubleblind peer review and editorial review.

Key Dates

July 2017 - Call for contributions disseminated
27 October 2017 - Expressions of interest due
8 December 2017 - Notification of selected contributions
4 May 2018 - Submission of full articles due
3 August 2018 - Notification of reviewers comments
2 November 2018 - Submission of final revised articles due
Spring 2019 - Publication of Volume 6 Issue 1

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