CFP-Incorporating Civic Education into the Classroom and Beyond Roundtable, NEMLA Convention (April 7-10, 2011)

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Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
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Incorporating Civic Education into the Classroom and Beyond Roundtable invites you to submit an abstract. This roundtable is a part of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, Aprtil 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

This roundtable will explore how scholars can foster students' civic education and build students' engagement with social concerns through various interdisciplinary methods. The aim is to uncover ways scholars can encourage students to become involved in their communities and create empowerment. We welcome discussion about teaching experiences and suggestions. Please send a 1-2 page abstract and a brief biographical statement as Word or PDF attachments to Dorsía Smith Silva at with NEMLA in the subject line by September 30, 2010. Please also indicate any requested AV equipment ($10 charge if needed) and see for more details.