Expanded Description

This is not your aver­age con­fer­ence, and the theme,
Build­ing Engaged Infra­struc­ture, isn’t just a con­cept
—it’s a chal­lenge, a call to action.



This con­fer­ence will bring together schol­ars, teach­ers, and com­mu­nity lead­ers to build part­ner­ships and col­lab­o­ra­tions to inves­ti­gate, cre­ate, and imple­ment strate­gies for engagement.

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Speakers Update!


We are happy to announce our keynote speak­ers:
Eli Gold­blatt and Paul Feigenbaum!


We are also pleased to offer an Edi­tors Round­table fea­tur­ing Kath­leen Blake Yancey (out-going Edi­tor of CCC), Cristina Kirk­lighter (Reflec­tions: Pub­lic Rhetoric, Civic Writ­ing, and Ser­vice Learn­ing), Michael Moore (Com­mu­nity Lit­er­acy Jour­nal), Jonathan Alexan­der (in-coming Edi­tor of CCC), Tara Lock­hart (Lit­er­acy in Com­po­si­tion Stud­ies), and Juli Par­rish (Lit­er­acy in Com­po­si­tion Stud­ies).


And our excit­ing list of facil­i­ta­tors for Deep­Think­Tanks con­tin­ues developing…

Deep­Think Tanks are action-​​oriented work­ing ses­sions, in which par­tic­i­pants col­lab­o­ra­tively gen­er­ate the­o­ries and action plans for uni­ver­sity and com­mu­nity trans­for­ma­tion — facil­i­tated by com­mu­nity lead­ers and promi­nent scholars.