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Banned Books Week
September 22-28, 2013

NCTE is a co-sponsor of Banned Books Week and invites its members to

  • Protect the Students' Right to Read.
  • Talk to students about how the First Amendment of the U. S. Constitution protects everyone's right to read and how censorship denies that right.
  • Celebrate their favorite banned books (and encourage their students to do so as well) by joining the Virtual Read-Out!
  • Create videos that will be featured on a dedicated YouTube channel. Follow this criteria and use this form to submit your videos.
  • Take part in the Banned Books Week Twitter chat (#nctechat), September 22, 2013, 8 pm ET


NCTE's National Day on Writing
October 20, 2013
To draw attention to the remarkable variety of writing we engage in and help make writers from all walks of life aware of their craft, NCTE is celebrating October 20, 2013, as the National Day on Writing. To celebrate composition in all its forms, we encourage diverse participants--students, teachers, parents, grandparents, service and industrial workers, managers, business owners, legislators, retirees, and many more--to celebrate writing in all its forms.

National Day on Writing Twitter chat (#nctechat), October 20, 2013, 8 pm ET  

National Day on Writing Tweet Out (#write2connect), October 21, 2013


NCTE Annual Convention
November 20-24, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts
The theme of the 2013 Annual Convention, chosen by Program Chair and NCTE President-Elect Ernest Morrell, is “(Re)Inventing the Future of English” 


CCCCConference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention
March 19-22, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana
"Open | Source(s), Access, Futures" is the theme for the 65th Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) of NCTE.


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