Call for Papers Available for Teacher Scholar Symposium!

Posted on 2/21/2011 9:44:19 AM

Attention all undergraduate and graduate students! The IUP English Department and the Frederick Douglass Institute proudly announce the second annual Teacher Scholar Symposium.

This event is designed to stimulate an academic conference atmosphere and to foster collegiality among students and faculty in interdisciplinary approaches to teacher-scholarship work.

Both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as their faculty, are doing work related to critical perspectives on teacher scholarship. You are encouraged to submit proposals in one of the following formats:

  • Single/Co-author Paper Presentation (20 minutes)
  • Panel Presentation (60 minutes)
  • Theory to Practice (Praxis) (Interactive) Workshop (60 minutes)
  • Poster Presentation 

The 2011 Teacher Scholar Symposium will be on Friday, June 17, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Some of the highlights of the Second Teacher Scholar Symposium:

  • Opening Plenary: Katherine Sohn, the author of Whistlin’ and Crowin’ Women of Appalachia: Literacy Practices since College
  • Luncheon Plenary: Veronica Watson, Brian Jones, Crystal Machado, and Mary Lou Metz, board members of the Frederick Douglass Institute

For more information, contact Dr. Gloria Park at or visit the C&T Conferences page.