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2014 Annual Convention

College Annual Convention Events

R Joseph RodriguezWe welcome you to our Annual Convention in Washington, DC, November 20-23, 2014. The convention theme, "Story as the Landscape of Knowing," is a reminder that the distance between us is just a story waiting to be told about our interconnected lives. Our College Section will feature teaching, learning, and research led by community college and university professors, as well as their students, to advance English studies and higher learning.

We welcome you to join us as we learn from our stories and share our expertise among colleagues. We look forward to seeing you soon!

R. Joseph Rodríguez
College Section Chair 

Use the online searchable program to plan your convention experience!

Tweet your 2014 Convention participation at #NCTE14.

Thursday, 11/20

Opening Reception: 6:00-6:30 p.m.

Thursday General Session: 6:30-8:00 p.m. 


Friday, 11/21

Friday General Session:  8:00-9:15 a.m.

Matt de la PenaConference on English Education Luncheon: 12:30-2:15 p.m.

Sponsored by the Conference on English Education (CEE), this luncheon features author Matt de la Peña.

Doug HesseCollege Forum Celebration and Reception: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Featuring speaker and NCTE Vice President Doug Hesse, who will be speaking on "Writing as Exploration and Seduction, Even in Stolidly Practical Times," and the Richard Ohmann Award presentation.


Saturday, 11/22

Flying Words ProjectCollege/CCCC Luncheon: 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Come see and hear Peter Cook, Kenny Learner, and Flying Words Project.


Sunday, 11/23

Affiliate Roundtable Breakfast: 7:00-9:00 a.m.
Featuring speaker Doug Hesse, NCTE Vice President.

Ernest MorrellSunday General Session: 9:00-10:15 a.m.
Come listen to NCTE President Ernest Morrell as he gives his presidential address, and join us in celebrating the winners of these NCTE Awards:

Naomi Shihab Nye
Conference on English Leadership Luncheon: 12:00-2:00 p.m. (tickets required)
Sponsored by the Conference on English Leadership (CEL), this luncheon features Naomi Shihab Nye.


Conference on English LeadershipConference on English Leadership Convention: Workshop W.12 (registration required)
Sponsored by the Conference on English Leadership (CEL), this workshop begins on Sunday afternoon, November 23 and runs through Tuesday, November 25. The theme this year is "Leading in a Collaborative World."



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