Claflin University English and Language Arts Pedagogy Conference 2015

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Call for Papers
October 28, 2015 to October 29, 2015
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Composition & Rhetoric, Humanities, Languages, Linguistics, Literature

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.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Mitali Wong

Department of English

Claflin University

Orangeburg, SC 29115


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