Claflin University English and Language Arts Pedagogy Conference 2015

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Call For Papers
Fourteenth Claflin University Conference
on English and Language Arts Pedagogy
in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

October 28-29, 2015

Tentative Schedule:
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Ministers Hall,
Claflin University campus
Morning: Concurrent sessions
Afternoon: Keynote address and readings

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Ministers Hall
Claflin University campus
Morning: Concurrent sessions
Workshop on creative writing
Afternoon: Concurrent sessions

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephanie M. Vanderslice, Professor of English, Department of Writing, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas.
Panel proposals and paper abstracts are invited on all aspects of language arts pedagogy that are related to best practices in teaching. Undergraduates and graduate students are encouraged to submit papers. Abstracts are limited to a maximum of 250 words. Brief bios of 175 words are required. Electronic submissions are requested. Presentations should be limited to 15 minutes. Panels are limited to four (4) presenters per panel. Papers and panels are solicited on:
□ Teaching in the digital age in all disciplines
□ All aspects of studying and teaching literature (including World Literature)
□ Creative writing/ Creative writing pedagogy
□ Composition pedagogy
□ Teaching foreign languages
□ Communication with an international focus

Send all submissions to: Conference Email:
Fax: 803-535-5381
Telephone inquiries: Dr. Mitali Wong 803-535-5221, Dr.Donald Pardlow 803-535-5554, Dr. Belinda Wheeler 803-535-5717, Dr. Jason Youngkeit (Foreign Languages) 803-535-5281

Receipt deadline: September 18, 2015
The registration fee for the fiction workshop and conference is $25 for faculty members. The fee is waived for undergraduates and graduate students .
Food: Light refreshments will be served in the mornings. Lunch on the second day will be on your own.
Hotel Information: Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Country Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express.