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RCWS Literacy Studies Sessions at MLA 2016

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    Suzanne Blum Malley

    Hi everyone,

    We are very pleased to announce the two panels that the RCWS Literacy Studies Forum is sponsoring at MLA 2016. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible there:
    Thursday, 7 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m.
    Transnational and Historical Perspectives: Literacy Studies’ Inaugural Forum Session

    Presiding: Suzanne Blum Malley, Columbia College Chicago, IL

    1. “The Fetish of Style: The Elements of Style and Publishing’s Marketing of Language,” Laura Lisabeth, Saint John’s Univ., NY
    2. “Putting English(es) into Critical Translation in Academic Literacy Instruction,” Nancy Bou Ayash, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
    3. “Following the Beacon: Exploring Early-Twentieth-Century Women’s ESL Literacy Programs,” Gracemarie Mike, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
    4. “Digital Literacy and Transnational Migration: How Emigration Promotes Literacy Learning in Migrants’ Homelands,” Kate Vieira, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

    Friday, 8 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m.
    341. Literacy Practices from Schools to the Streets

    Presiding: Suzanne Blum Malley, Columbia College Chicago, IL
    “Developmental Reading Pedagogy: Origins in Work Methods and Scientific Management Theory,” Gillan Markey (White), Saginaw Valley State Univ.
    2. “Digital Literacy Instruction for Digital Natives: Bridging Extracurricular and Academic Technology Expertise,” Merideth Garcia, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    3. “Composing Ruins: Exploring Graffiti as a Civic Discourse in Post-Katrina New Orleans,” Doreen M. Piano, Univ. of New Orleans

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