Nineteenth Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions (Virtual)

deadline for submissions: 
September 21, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University
contact email: 

THEME: READING AND WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:  

DIGITAL LITERACIES, EQUITY, AND ACCESS

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020                                                                               

Concurrent sessions (webinars on Zoom)

 1 PM EST Keynote address on “College Reading...and What it Means” by Dr. Eric J. Paulson, Associate Dean of The Graduate College & Professor, College of Education, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

  Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020                                                                                  

Concurrent sessions (webinars on Zoom)

11 AM EST Plenary session on E-Learning by Dr. Robbie Melton, Associate Vice President, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

 Panel proposals and paper abstracts are invited on best practices in teaching with a focus on digital literacies, access, and equity. Undergraduate 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:

 Tensions between access and safety in the age of Covid 19

  • The role of language arts in social justice
  • Hybrid teaching, technology, and faculty workload
  • Models for international collaborations between either students or faculty
  • New ways to enhance STEM student literacies
  • All aspects of studying and teaching literature (including World Literature and travel literature)
  • Creative writing/ Creative writing pedagogy
  • Composition pedagogy
  • Teaching foreign languages

 

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.

Send all submissions to: Conference Email: pedagogyconference@claflin.edu    Fax: 803-535-5381

Telephone inquiries: Dr. Mitali Wong 803-535-5221, Dr. Shurli Makmillen 803-535-5111, Dr. Jason Youngkeit (Foreign Languages) 803-535-5281, Dr. Nick Robinson, 803-535-5430.

Receipt deadline: September 21, 2020

The registration fee for the conference is $35 for faculty members. The registration deadline is October 5, 2020. Online registration is required for all presenters. (The fee is waived for undergraduate and graduate students. International participants may apply for up to five free tickets per institution.)