Fall Conference 2024

Theme: LEAP into the Future with Languages 

November 7-9

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elmar Hashimov 

Our 2024 Conference Keynote Speaker is Dr. Elmar Hashimov.  He researches and teaches writing, philology, rhetoric, digital literacy, and film. He is a tenured Associate Professor of English at Biola University. Since his graduate studies at Butler University and Ball State University to his current work, Elmar’s scholarship seeks to bridge the classical liberal arts tradition and current empirical research. His focus areas include genre studies, epistemic and ontological rhetoric, activity and network theories, qualitative research methods, European and (post-)Soviet literature and cinema, multilingualism, and artificial intelligence.  Multilingual himself, Dr. Hashimov has helped revitalize an English Language Program and other language offerings at Biola University.  He also directs the Rhetoric & Writing Center and coordinates Writing in the Disciplines at Biola. Elmar’s scholarly and creative work appears in a variety of peer-reviewed and popular publications, such as Technical Communication Quarterly, The Atlantic and 99% Invisible.


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Submissions due June 30.