ACLA 2022: Teaching Fiction and Immigration

deadline for submissions: 
October 31, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Vivian Kao/Lawrence Technological University
contact email: American Comparative Literature Association Conference in Taipei, Taiwan: June 15-18, 2022 Seminar Title: Teaching Fiction and Immigration This seminar invites proposals centered on the practice of teaching fictional texts that focus on immigration and immigrant experiences. Proposals may address the teaching of fictional texts of any time period, genre, medium, or geographic/linguistic origin. Case studies of single texts or whole courses grounded in pedagogical scholarship or literary theory are especially welcome. Of special interest are proposals that address teaching fiction about immigration in non-traditional contexts, spaces, or institutions, such as prisons or correctional facilities, healthcare facilities, dual enrollment or K-12 bridge programs, second-language (L2/ESL) programs, residential learning communities, distance-learning or online programs, technological or polytechnic colleges and universities, or 2-year colleges. Proposals that address teacher-student interaction, or that include data about student responses to the curriculum or teaching methods, are also welcome. Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 October 2021250-word abstracts should be submitted through the ACLA's website: www.acla.orgContact: Vivian Kao, Lawrence Technological University, VKAO@LTU.EDU