Conference circuit 2019

I’m making some detours off my usual routes this spring, and I’m excited to be speaking at…

Graduate Student North America Systemic Functional Linguistics (GradNASFLA) Symposium, Georgetown University (February 21-23):

  • Keynote: What’s language doing here?

St Andrews EAP Conference (March 8-9):

BALEAP, University of Leeds (April 12-14):

  • Interrogating the “A”: What’s academic about academic speaking and writing? (Workshop with Jane Freeman, University of Toronto — very excited about this!)
  • Talking the Talk: Stocking Novice Postgraduate Students’ Linguistic Toolbox (with Kelly Sippell, University of Michigan Press)

Join the Consortium for Graduate Communication for our 2019 Summer Institute, June 13-15, George Mason University, Arlington Campus (Washington, DC)!

Symposium on Second Language Writing, Arizona State University (Nov 13-16)

  • “Developing academic literacy and genre awareness: Getting started with SFL” with Sandra Zappa-Hollman, Silvia Pessoa, and friends
  • “Breaking the chains of the five-paragraph essay: Putting theory into action” with Ann Johns, Dana Ferris, Todd Ruecker, Deborah Crusah, Estele Ene, Ulla Connor, and Chris Feak, all contributors to our new volume Changing Practices in L2 Writing Classrooms: Moving Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay (Michigan, April 2019)
  • The Consortium on Graduate Communication will also host an idea-sharing meeting and an informal meetup.

Author: Nigel Caplan

Nigel Caplan, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the University of Delaware English Language Institution, as well as a textbook author, consultant, and speaker. Nigel holds a PhD from the University of Delaware, a master's in TESOL from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor's degree from Cambridge University. He is currently director of Project DELITE, a federal grant providing ESL certification to Delaware teachers. He also brews beer.

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