Elon University English Language Teaching Symposium

Bridging Divides | Creating Community

Saturday, February 16, 2019



8:30am – 9:00am – Check-in

9:15am – 10:15am – Morning Keynote by Dr. Mandy Stewart, “Leveraging All Students’ Languages in the ELA or ESL Classroom”

10:15-10:45 – Home Table* discussions

11:00 am – 11:45 pm – Concurrent Sessions

12:00pm – 1:30pm – Afternoon Keynote by Dr. Suhanthie Motha, “Race and Empire in English Language Teaching”

1:30pm – 2:30pm – Afternoon Workshops

2:30pm – 4:00pm – Home Table* / Community of Practice Activity

*Home Tables: Symposium participants will be placed into home tables which have a diversity of educational perspectives. Participants will have two discussions at their home tables, including a culminating activity, in order to develop their community of practice.