Urbana, IL – Dec. 4, 2019
– Jessie Male
, Ohio State University, Columbus, has won a 2020 CCCC Disability in College Composition Travel Award. The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is a constituent organization within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Male is one of six recipients of this award.
CCCC sponsors these awards designed to support scholarship dedicated to improving knowledge about the intersections of disability with composition and rhetoric, the value of disability as a source of diversity, inclusive practices and the promotion of access, and the value of disability as a critical lens. The purpose of the Award, consisting of $750 and a one-year complimentary membership in NCTE/CCCC, is to provide funding for the winners to travel to the CCCC Annual Convention and share their work. The awards will go to the eligible scholars whose convention program proposals are determined to have the greatest potential to further the goals laid out in the CCCC Policy on Disability.
Male will be announced as a recipient of the CCCC Disability in College Composition Travel Award on Friday, March 27, during the 2020 CCCC Annual Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Conference on College Composition and Communication, with more than 5,000 members and subscribers, supports and promotes the teaching and study of composition, rhetoric, and communication skills at the college level, both in undergraduate and graduate programs. College Composition and Communication is the group’s journal. For more information, visit the CCCC website.
The National Council of Teachers of English, with 25,000 individual and institutional members worldwide, is dedicated to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. For more information, visit the National Council of Teachers of English website.
Press release from the National Council of Teachers of English.