CALL FOR PAPERS New York College English Association Conference
October 24-25, 2014 Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY
Papers on all aspects of literature, composition & rhetoric, and pedagogy are welcome. Papers on the focus thread of College Core curricula, College Readiness, and New York’s newly instituted and controversial Common Core are especially requested.
General Controversies in Interpretation Changing Theoretical Paradigms Teaching Conflict
Teaching Literature in the College Core Conflict in Literature
Literature of War
Possible Panels: Focus thread
Is NY’s Common Core good for Colleges? The Professionalization of the English major First-year English: What works? Diversity in the College Core
Diversity in the Common Core Papers on texts featured in the NYS
Core Standards: see list below*
The NYCEA conference will be overlapping on Friday 10-24 with the “Connections” conference for area high school faculty. Two roundtables are being planned by NYCEA for Friday on the topics of “College readiness and the First-Year Experience” and “Do Common Core Standards match College Cores?” Saturday’s sessions will be panels comprised of 15-minute presentations.
Send 250-word abstracts (for 15-minute papers on Saturday) or 150-word position statements (for Friday Roundtables) to Deb VanderBilt, NYCEA VP, at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 10, 2014
$200 Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper.
Complete paper must be submitted by October 18, 2014 in order to be eligible for the prize.
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