Global Conversations in Literacy Research (GCLR) is proud to announce its 2012-2013 web seminar speakers who will address an exciting range of literacy topics including discourse analysis, critical literacy, academic English for English learners, digital literacies and young children, literacy and identity, family literacy, and public pedagogies. Please join a global audience in engaging literacy conversations! As an Internet-based project, GCLR is grounded in critical literacy, and sees as its mission to provide no-cost, accessible professional development that connects leading literacy scholars with global populations, and to make research available to globally diverse groups of people interested in literacy. Please share this information with global others interested in literacy, and access our website for on-going, detailed, and updated information: http://globalconversationsinliteracy.wordpress.com/).For questions, please contact Dr. Peggy Albers (email@example.com), Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA.
September 9, 2012 Dr. James Paul Gee, Arizona State University, USA; 7:00 p.m. EST/USA
October 7, 2012 Dr. Allan Luke, Queensland University of Technology, Australia; 7:00 p.m. EST/USA
November 4, 2012 Dr. Yvonne Freeman & Dr. David Freeman, University of Texas, Brownsville, USA; 7:00 p.m. EST/USA
January 20, 2013 Dr. Julia Davies, University of Sheffield, England; 3:00 p.m. EST/USA
February 17, 2013 Dr. Patricia Edwards, Michigan State University, USA & Dr. SusanPiazza, Western Michigan University, USA; 7:00 p.m. EST/USA
March 17, 2013 Dr. Bonny Norton, University of British Columbia, Canada;7:00 p.m. EST/USA
April 14, 2013 Dr. Patrick Shannon, Pennsylvania State University, USA;7:00 p.m. EST/USA