Call for Papers – SFAA 2020 Annual Meeting

Call for Papers – SFAA 2020 Annual Meeting                                            We invite paper submissions for our proposed session on Contested Cultural Citizenship and Family Inclusion: Insights from the Field. If interested, please email the session organizers (contact information below) by October 7th with your interest in joining the session and working paper title. All individual paper abstracts must be submitted by the 10/15 SFFA annual meeting deadline alongside conference registration.

Session Organizers                                                                                                    Anne Pfister, PhD, University of North Florida, [email protected]

Courtney L. Everson, PhD, Colorado State University, [email protected]

Session Title                                                                                                                Contested Cultural Citizenship and Family Inclusion: Insights from the Field

Session Abstract                                                                                                        Fluid concepts of family organization, and movement of families within dynamic socio-political structures, are important in envisioning services aimed at children and families (Bomar, 2004; Cowan et al., 2014; Vindrola-Padros et al., 2015). This session brings together applied researchers interested in how families and children negotiate nuanced layers of diversity and contested cultural citizenship that shape their experiences of learning, belongingness, and identity formation. Our discussion focuses on the richness of interdisciplinary frameworks for exploring cross-generational, multi-sited research and facilitating applied impacts aimed at improving a variety of supports for families and children.

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