Sunday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Lone Star F, JW Marriott
Influencing Public Policy
Program arranged by the MLA Office of Research. Presiding: Rosemary G. Feal, MLA
Speakers: Rosemary G. Feal; Roland Greene, Stanford Univ.; Douglas Hesse, Univ. of Denver; Emily Kirkpatrick, National Council of Teachers of English
How do the MLA and the NCTE work to influence public policy and public discourse about study, teaching, and scholarship in the humanities across K–12 and higher education? The presidents and executive directors of the MLA and the NCTE discuss advocacy, lobbying, and actions that CCCC, MLA, and NCTE members can take.