Literacy Conference

April 13, 2013 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hudson Hall

CELL Conference 2013

20th Annual Conference on Literacy: Embracing Equity Through Multimodal Literacies

Saturday, April 13, 2013 · 8 am – 1 pm · Hudson Hall

This year’s conference will draw attention to the issues and range of possibilities for effectively meeting the literacy needs of all students.

Keynote Presenter: Joseph Bruchac
“SEEING THE CIRCLE: How Storytelling Builds Literacy and Connects Us All”
Joseph Bruchac, an Abenaki author from Greenfield Center, New York, has published more than 120 books for children, young adults, and adults in a range of genres. He is a poet, storyteller, flute-player, environmentalist, and holds a doctorate in comparative literature. His awards are numerous, including the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas, and the Boston Globe Award. Bruchac will emphasize the importance of diversity, enjoyment of reading at all grade levels, and the powerful roles played by storytelling and imagination in literacy development. For more information about Bruchac, please visit his website at www.josephbruchac.com, which includes many resources, videos and audio recordings of his poems.

Learn more and register online at cell.msmc.edu/conference

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