Writing and Literacies SIG 137

This is a reminder that the AERA proposal system is now open and closes on July 23, 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Please see the AERA Call for Proposals for more details

We are interested in submissions that reflect the conference theme focused on collaboration with a variety of educational organizations: The Power and Possibilities for the Public Good When Researchers and Organizational Stakeholders Collaborate.

You can read more about the conference theme here

Other Writing and Literacies SIG themes to consider that have been explored in the past include, but are not limited to:

  • Critical media literacies
  • Youth literacies, voice, and activism
  • Global and international literacies research
  • Multiplayer online gaming, video games, and literacy learning
  • Hip Hop and Spoken Word 
  • Content-area and disciplinary literacies
  • Sensory literacies and embodiment
  • Rural and urban literacies
  • Religious, faith-based, or spiritual literacies
  • Media and materials of literacy practices - old and new
  • Ecological literacies
  • Spatiality, networks or rhizomes in literacy practices
  • Digital composition
  • Pedagogies for teaching grammar for different social purposes
  • Multilingual literacies across contexts
  • Social media and literacy practices
  • Intersectionality of race, gender, and other identities in literacy practices 
  • Social and economic marginalization and literacy practice
  • Early childhood, primary, adolescent, and adult literacy practices
  • Literacy practices in homes and communities
  • Play, toys and early literacies
  • Literacy pedagogy, curriculum and assessment
  • Power, policy and literacy
  • Pre-service teachers, teachers and literacy pedagogies
  • Higher education, digital technologies and discourses
  • Writing development (early childhood, childhood, adolescent, adult)
  • Methodologies for studying multi-sited literacies phenomena
  • Translanguaging

Due to the allocated number of time slots, individual papers will be grouped with similar research. Also consider submitting a poster
presentation. Please remove any author identification material from the document when submitting your proposal for peer review.

You can find the details about session types and formats of submissions on the official AERA website.