Fifteenth Claflin University Conference

21.09.2016 | 13:36

Fifteenth Claflin University Conference

on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions

 October 26-27, 2016



 Tentative Schedule

 Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Ministers Hall, Claflin University campus


Morning:  Concurrent sessions


Afternoon: Keynote address and readings

 Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Ministers Hall, Claflin University campus

 Morning:   Concurrent sessions

Workshop on teaching writing

Afternoon: Concurrent sessions

 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christy Friend, Professor, Director of Center for Teaching Excellence, Department of English Language and Literature,University of South Carolina.

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 wordsare required.

Electronic submissions are requested. Presentations should be limited to 15 minutes. Panels are limited to four (4) presenters per panel. Papers andpanels 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 16, 2016 (Extended to September 28, 2016) The registration fee for the fiction workshop andconference is $25. 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.

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