Call for Submission
Creative Arts in Education and Therapy: Eastern, Western and Global Perspectives
International open access journal of IACAET (International Association of Creative Arts in Education and Therapy)
Following the special edition on art-based research in education and therapy, we are calling for contributions to the 2023 summer issue with focii on the following topics:
● Resilience through the Arts: Empathy, Listening, Stabilizing and Breakthrough. Articles demonstrating the uses of the arts as a mechanism to generate and re-generate creativity and coping approaches to stress and burnout.
● Crossing Borders and Liminal Spaces: Inviting, Opening, and Shaping Connections and Dialogues in the Arts. Examples of cross disciplinary approaches to arts projects and articles, that aim to bridge and soften the social and political polarized edges.
● The Social Net and Collective Memory: Constructing and Expanding Cultural Thinking. Articles that expand current theory and philosophy of participatory and action – based practices in arts education, community, health and therapy.
● Art, Education, Community Work, Health and Therapy: Connection and Differentiation. Papers and cross-disciplinary works that provoke thinking about the relationship between these approaches.
We cordially invite authors to contribute papers to CAET in order to share your perspectives among colleagues in the East, West, and the rest of the world. Artistic formats are supported together with scholarly writing. Submitted manuscripts should contain 4,000-6,000 words and make a direct effort to include China/Asia in their content. We also encourage submissions of artworks related to our topics and fields. The guidelines of full submission can be found at the CAET website http://caet.inspirees.com/for-authors/. Inquiries regarding journal policy, manuscript preparation, and other such general topics should be sent to the CAET editorial office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 1, 2023
We look forward to your contribution. Many thanks in advance for your willingness to write for CAET.
Executive Editorial Committee, CAET
CAET is the premier source in the world intended for artists, educators, and therapists who use and integrate creative and expressive arts in their work. The journal’s focus is the discussion of perspectives, theory-based applications, and practical results on issues concerning West and East—particularly China and its neighboring cultures. The journal fosters dialogue between East and West, and world cultures and supports cross-disciplinary cooperation and research between creative arts (creative writing, dance/movement, drama, film, music, and visual arts) and education, therapy, psychology, medicine, and other related fields. CAET was founded in 2015 by Dr. Tony Zhou and was led by two editors-in-chief, Shaun McNiff, University Professor at Lesley University, and Dr. Debra Kalmanowitz of the Academic College for the Arts and Society until 2021. In 2023 new CAET co-editors will be Vivien Marcow-Speiser, Clive Holmwood, Rebecca Zarate, Michal Lev and Ma Liwen
CAET has an editorial board consisting of 50 leading international expressive arts experts. In the Fall of 2018, CAET became an Open Access (OA) Journal, the first of its kind in the various communities that it serves. Online publication significantly expands accessibility and incorporates color, imagery, and video to more effectively present the artistic expressions which inform every aspect of the publication. The inaugural OA issue (4.1) features Outsider Art in China in dialogue with the West. CAET subscriptions are also available in hard copy. In 2021, CAET became the official publication of IACAET (The International Association of Creative Arts in Education and Therapy), making it far and broad-reaching for a global community. Find more information about IACAET on https://www.iacaet.org/
CAET invites research articles, case reports, program descriptions, position papers, interviews, artwork, and conference reports relevant to the field. We also welcome books for review consideration. Manuscripts are subject to a peer-review process before being accepted and published. Contributions are to be in English and will be published with bilingual abstracts in English and Chinese. CAET publishes two issues per year in both print and online versions and is distributed worldwide and collected by the National Library of China, Royal Dutch National Library, and major universities in China.
The Journal’s East-West perspective is dedicated to exploring, presenting, and understanding the necessary interdependence of all world communities — current, past, and future — as originally envisioned by the SìXiàng(四象), the four creatures who stand at the cardinal directions of the universe and affirm China’s historic emphasis on living in attunement with nature. Contributions regarding how artistic expressions, in their infinite uniqueness, relate to this shared humanity are welcomed from all regions of the world.
The Journal encourages scholarly, engaging, and art-based submissions in varied media (visual art, film and video, dance, drama, poetry and literature, music, integrated arts, and all possible modes of artistic expression) presented in ways that are accessible to the public. Read more.
创造性艺术教育和治疗(CAET) — 东西方视角
CAET的东西方视角致力于探索、展示和理解世界各个专业社区相互依存的必要性 - 当前，过去和未来 - 正如中国古代四象符号所设想的那样，这四大神兽位于宇宙的主要方向，表明了中国历史中强调的与自然调协相处。我们欢迎来自世界各地关于艺术表达以其无限的独特性来连接共同人性的文章。
CAET is an online open access journal based in Beijing, China, but reaching out and connecting to the world. It is the premier global source for artists, educators and therapists who use the creative arts as an integral part of their work. CAET has over 50 leading experts on its editorial board.
The deadline for submission is March 1, 2023 (Summer Issue 2023).
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CAET authors and editors on spotlights
The authors who publish with CAET have a profile hosted on the CAET website. This contains a brief bio, photo, and publication links. CAET provides a great opportunity for you to get your work known by other like-minded professionals around the world.
Benefits of publishing with CAET
• Gold open access and free without APC
• An innovative and robust publishing format including text, audio and video
• Immediate free-access to online content
• Support from a wide range of reviewers and an international editorial board
• Global marketing and distribution
• English and Chinese abstracts available
• Active involvement and networking via publications, webinars and conferences
The International Association for Creative Arts in Education and Therapy (IACAET) is a professional association with a global orientation and scope. IACAET promotes discourse and the development of creative arts in a wide range of fields including education, therapy, healthcare and wellness, performing arts, and other allied professions. IACAET supports the continuing professional development of educators and practitioners by developing and safe-guarding training standards and practice and facilitating cross-regional and cross-disciplinary collaboration. IACAET encourages equality and humanity in dialogues and exchanges across cultures worldwide, in both developed and developing countries and regions.