call for papers: "defining moments: a retrospective on tipping points in the aapi community"

The Harvard Kennedy School of Government's Asian American Policy Review journal is putting out a Call for Papers. The journal's 20th Anniversary Edition, to be published in Spring 2010, will highlight key moments and "tipping points" in the AAPI community. Maybe you've got something significant to share. Read on:
Defining Moments: A Retrospective on Tipping Points in the AAPI Community

Call for Papers
Deadline: December 10, 2009

The Asian American Policy Review (AAPR) at the Harvard Kennedy School is accepting submissions for its 20th Anniversary Edition, to be published in Spring 2010. Founded in 1989, AAPR is the first non-partisan academic journal in the country dedicated to analyzing public policy issues facing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. This year we are looking for submissions under the theme of "Defining Moments: A Retrospective on Tipping Points in the AAPI Community."

Selection Criteria
AAPR is looking for original academic research, commentaries, feature pieces, and artistic submissions examining past moments, tipping points, and policies that have defined and shaped the AAPI community. We are interested in pieces with relevance and significance to today and the future of the community in the following areas:
- Community Trends (changing demographics)
- Leadership (individual/organizational, mentorship, glass ceilings)
- Identity (intersections of race, gender, socioeconomic status, adoption)
- Civic and Political Engagement (political participation, representation)
- Transnational Migration & Foreign Policy (diasporas, refugees)
- Social Environment & Innovations (civil rights, criminal justice, economics, education, health care, housing policy)

Submissions Guidelines
- All submissions must be based on original work and unpublished
- All submissions must come with a short bio (maximum 300 words) about the author
- Please limit academic articles to less than 7,000 words and policy analyses or commentaries to less than 3,000 words
- All submissions must be formatted according to The Chicago Manual of Style (http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html)
- Any visuals or graphs must be presented in a way that is easily understandable to the average reader

Submission Directions
We highly prefer online submissions. Please email your submission(s), with the author bio, as an attachment to Clarence Tong, Editor-in-Chief, at aaprjournal@gmail.com
I know there are a lot of Asian American academics out there who probably have something significant to contribute to this particular issue. Don't you want to be published? Yes you do. To learn more about the call for papers, go to the Asian American Policy Review website here.

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