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Special Saturday Events at #4C19

The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Annual Convention features more than 750 sessions and events that highlight the most current thinking in the field. While most presenters come from the higher education space, many of the topics explored are relevant to secondary educators. Our common commitment to the success of the students we teach makes this Convention a great opportunity to exchange ideas and learn from one another.

Join us Saturday, March 16 at #4C19 for a day of invigorating learning! One-day registration is just $80 and includes access to the sessions highlighted below as well as many others.

 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. 

“Power to the People, No Delay.” The Transformative Force of Hip-Hop as Social Justice Catalyst

This workshop explores hip-hop’s roots in social justice and how this artistic, social, and cultural movement has opened and continues to open up spaces for oppressed peoples’ voices, experiences, and resistance. Participants will apply an organic intellectual approach from hip-hop to generate ways to make communities and/or schools inclusive and welcoming to all, as well as interact with a live performance and Q&A session with hip-hop artists K.Freshh and Dr. Hollyhood.

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12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

Choose from 41 concurrent sessions on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Transforming Everyday Digital Literacies
  • Writing and Teaching in STEM Collaborations
  • Cultivating Students’ Identities as Researcher-Writers
  • Contact Improv as Antiracist Composition
  • Revising Ideas of Genre in Writing of Academia, Fiction, and Comics
  • Teaching and Arguing in the Age of Outrage
Antonia Ruppert, Antonia Ruppert Fine Art: http//

2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Choose from 7 different workshops, including:

Theater as Antiracist Pedagogy: Audience, Empathy, and Privilege
Participants will experience theatrical exercises to foster empathy, examine privilege and place, and train students to engage in audience awareness, textual conversation, and form.

Revision as REmix: Hip-Hop Instructional Practice & the Art of Revision
By exploring the core elements of hip-hop, participants will learn to guide a hip-hop-infused lesson on revision for their students.

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