Date: 5 March 2010
Amy Burgess recently presented a paper entitled 'The Discoursal Construction of Writer Identity Across Timescales in an Adult Literacy Class' at the annual meeting of the National Reading Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The paper was part of a symposium involving literacy researchers from two US universities. The symposium was one of 10 selected to receive an Area Chair's Award at the conference, selected from over 700 submissions. Anita Wilson from the LRC was the discussant for the symposium.
News website: http://literacy.lancs.ac.uk
Associated staff: Amy Burgess, Anita Wilson
Associated departments and research centres: Lancaster Literacy Research Centre, Linguistics and English Language