Call for Proposals! Closed for the 2020 conference.

Possible topics related to the conference theme include:

  • Visualizing the Movement: Teaching the Murals of Migration
  • Campaign 2020: Critiquing and Countering Anti-Immigration Political Rhetoric
  • Who’s in the Room? Teaching Strategies for the New American Classroom
  • Any approach placing the present immigration paradigm in literary or historical context
  • Consider presenting best practices — proven and adaptable classroom lessons and projects on the topics above

The following are session the organizer are already planning to arrange:

  • Niles North ELL students share their narratives of the American journey
  • Librarian and reading specialists share book lists of new literature of migration
  • Frontline workers providing social services during the present refugee crisis
  • Gallery walk/talk from the Chicago History Museum in their new exhibit “American Medina”

Note that you may submit your own 50-minute session or team up with up to two other teachers producing lessons and/or projects on similar topics.

Proposals can be made on any topic related to an American Studies classroom, even if it is not directly related to the conference theme.

Please use the form below to submit your proposal for CASE , or email proposals (including similar info) directly to Ann Goethals (anngoe [AT] or Sarah Stucky (sarstu [AT]