Twenty-second Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions (In-person on the campus of Claflin University)

About the Conference

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2023, Concurrent sessions
  • Thursday, November 2, 2023, Concurrent sessions
  • Participants not residing in the United States may request a virtual option

The 2023 Conference will be held in person at Claflin University, Participants not residing in the United States may request virtual access. Please contact Dr. Mitali P. Wong at for more information.   

11 AM EST Plenary session speaker: Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy, Louisiana Poet Laureate 2021-23, Conrad N. Hilton Endowed Professor of English, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA

Panel proposals and paper abstracts are invited on best practices in teaching with a focus on reading, writing, digital literacies, access, and equity. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit papers. Abstracts are limited to a maximum of 350 words. Brief bios of 175 words are required. Electronic submissions are requested. Presentations should be limited to 15 minutes. Panels are limited to four (4) presenters per panel.

Papers and panels are solicited on:

  • ▪ Ethics and AI
  • ▪ AI in K-12 classrooms
  • ▪ AI for reading enhancement
  • ▪ Creative writing/ Creative writing pedagogy and AI
  • ▪ Composition pedagogy and AI
  • ▪ Teaching foreign languages and AI

Submit Your Abstract Here

Receipt deadline: September 20, 2023

The registration fee for the conference is $35 for faculty members, and $15 for graduate students. The registration deadline is October 5, 2023. Online registration is required for all presenters. There are plans to publish a collection with full papers that are presented at this year’s conference. (The fee is waived for undergraduate students. International participants residing outside the US who are accepted to present virtually may request fee waivers.)

Registration fee (nonrefundable): $35 for faculty members and $15 for graduate students to be paid online at

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