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"Advancing Social Justice on Campus and Beyond" 

Spring 2017 issue has arrived! Click here! 


What are the ways in which you are advancing social justice with your students, with your colleagues, and with the greater community? What issues get raised in class and how do you handle them? Did you take part in any Social Justice Week events with your students and have any anecdotes? With what organizations and agencies in the community have you and your students partnered? We want to know! 

Send us short reports between 500-1000 words or send us longer articles with practical ideas on ways to engage social justice issues in the classroom, on campus, and in the greater community. We're also open to book and website reviews (500-1000 words) with a focus on the next issue's theme. 

Southern Dialogue is the official newsletter of Faculty Development at Southern. The publication aims to energize faculty and inspire dialogue about issues in teaching and learning. We hope to cultivate and maintain a stronger sense of community among colleagues.

To that end, we solicit:

  • Short reports from different disciplines on college classroom practices (500-1000 words).
  • Articles that focus on practical ideas related to teaching and learning in higher education and explorations of issues and challenges facing university faculty today (1500-2000 words).
  • Announcements of work-in-progress and requests for collaborators (150-200 words).
  • Announcements of conference presentations, publications, community outreach and creative projects (50-100 words).
  • Book and website reviews (500-1000 words).
  • Photo essays—e.g., highlights from study abroad programs, artwork, research abroad, etc. (Be creative!) All photos should be in JPEG format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. 

Electronic submissions are preferred as a Word document attachment. If you are interested in writing for Southern Dialogue, please contact the Editor at


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