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III Seminar Developing New Literacies In Cross-Cultural Contexts USP Sep 21-23


September 21-23, 2011 University of São Paulo (USP)

The event comprises ROUND TABLES, workshops, symposiums, and debates as well as theoretical studies and discussions of issues related to the English National
Project. This year the format of the event will be different. Each nucleus participant will present in one of the round tables. There will not be Coordinated paper sessions.

The official languages for the event are Portuguese and English. Information on accommodation, transportation and event program will be available soon in the Second Announcement.

We count on your participation! For further information: Local organizing committee


Round tables (for each nucleus) Each nucleus will be invited to present their research and data in round tables (with two more nuclei) assembled by the professors Menezes de Souza and Monte Mór and by the organizing committee.


There will be two debates with professors Menezes de Souza and Monte Mór regarding the National Project.


2 symposiums – The symposiums consist of presentations, of 1,5 hour or 2 hours, on themes related to the ‘new literacies’. The presentations will be  followed by a 30-minute session for questions and general discussion.

Workshops (for Canadian Guest Scholars – to be comfirmed)

The 2 workshops – each one conducted by one of the Canadian guest scholars (to be confirmed) –consists of a theoretical presentation, related to the teaching of English language and/or literature from the perspective of the new literacies and  multiliteracies studies and their relation to recent globalizing processes, followed by a ‘hands on’ session where the participants will be asked to think of ways to put into practice the theory presented.

Deadline for registration: August 15th, 2010

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