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Dear LRA Family and Friends, In the original statement regarding the recent gun violence in our universities and communities, we realized that language was used

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The Literacy Research Association is honored to announce that President David B. Yaden will be delivering his Presidential Address at this years LRA 72nd Annual

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The Road Less Taken ~ The Ph.D. Road A poem by Adeline Mansa Borti, Ph.D., Department of English, Grand Valley State University   The Road

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The 2022 Annual Meeting is fast approaching! Below are some useful tips to help you prepare so you can have the best conference experience possible.

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The Literacy Research Association welcomes Arlette Ingram Willis, the Oscar S. Causey award plenary speaker, who received the award in 2021. The Award, named for

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The Literacy Research Association welcomes Dr. Allison Skerrett as one of its speakers for the 72nd Annual Conference as part of LRA’s Integrative Research Review

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The Literacy Research Association welcomes Mary B. McVee as one of its speakers for the 72nd Annual Conference as part of LRA’s Integrative Research Review

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Dear LRA Family and Friends, Greetings! I hope you are looking forward as much as I am to LRA’s upcoming 72nd Annual Conference in Phoenix,

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President’s Message Dear LRA Family and Friends, Greetings! I hope you are looking forward as much as I am to LRA’s upcoming 72nd Annual Conference

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The Literacy Research Association welcomes Marcus Croom as one of its speakers for the 72nd Annual Conference as part of LRA’s Integrative Research Review Panel. LRA’s

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LRA takes the health and safety of its personnel and all guests at events very seriously. We remain mindful that COVID-19 variants and considerations for

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The Literacy Research Association welcomes Catherine Compton-Lilly as one of its speakers for the 72nd Annual Conference as part of LRA’s Integrative Research Review Panel.

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The Literacy Research Association is thrilled to announce that Dr. Guadalupe Valdés has been selected by the Distinguished Scholar Lifetime Achievement Award Committee as the

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The International ICG  The International ICG is a group of researchers who are interested in international and global research. We engage with participants across different

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Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, Vol. 72 Friendly Review Mentor Call   Scholars who present their work at the 2022 Conference, plan to submit

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Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, Vol. 72 Friendly Review Author Call Scholars who present their work at the 2022 Conference, plan to submit their

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The Literacy Research Association is honored to have revered literacy professionals Dr. Catherine Compton-Lilly, Dr. Marcus Croom, Dr. Allison Skerrett and Dr. Mary McVee participate

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President’s Message Greetings LRA Family and Friends, I hope this summer has provided some respite from various cares and renewed your spirit!   Thanks to

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President’s Message Greetings LRA Family and Friends, I hope this summer has provided some respite from various cares and renewed your spirit! Thanks to LRA’s

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Are you a student already looking forward to this year’s LRA Conference? Have you conceptualized a promising paper based on your research? Would you like

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Dear LRA Family,   We are enthusiastically awaiting the opportunity to gather again in-person for the 72nd Annual Conference in Phoenix from November 29th-Decemember 3rd,

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Whether you are looking for a new position or a new hire, LRA’s job board is the place! Association members from across the world can

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If you are a doctoral student or early-career, untenured faculty submitting a proposal on the topic of adult literacy to the 2022 LRA Conference, please

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Dr. Bryan Brayboy, President’s Professor in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, is scheduled to present a plenary address at the Literacy

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STAR (Scholars of color Transitioning into Academic Research institutions) Mentoring Program In 2008, the Ethnicity, Race, and Multilingualism (ERM) Committee proposed the creation of a

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The Impact of Gunther Kress on Social Semiotics and Education: An AERA Semiotics SIG Panel followed by a Graduate Student Networking Event is 3 weeks

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PURPOSE OF AWARD The purpose of the Edward B. Fry Book Award is to recognize LRA members who author a book on literacy research and

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June 2022 President’s Message   Dear LRA Family and Friends,   Greetings to everyone! I trust this message finds you healthy and thriving!   Welcome

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Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice CALL FOR EDITORS   Letter of Intent Due: July 1, 2022 Application Due: August 15, 2022   The Literacy

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Dr. Angela Valenzuela, a renowned education policy expert, has committed to speak at the Literacy Research Association’s 72nd Annual Meeting to be held at the

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Submit Content for Critical Conversations Critical Conversations (in Literacy Research & Education) is the name of the stream of posts and updates at the front

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Dear LRA Family and Friends, Once again and too soon, we are mourning more senseless and horrific deaths as a result of another mass shooting

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Dear LRA Family and Friends,   Once again, we as a nation are grieving the loss of life in both Buffalo and Orange County.  This

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WE NEED YOUR INPUT. Please nominate LRA members who are willing to serve a 3-year term as an LRA Board Member or make a 5-year

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LRA is seeking nominations for the P. David Pearson Scholarly Influence Award. The purpose of this annual award is to honor, in P. David Pearson’s

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Please take a moment to submit a nomination for an article for the Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy. The deadline is

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The Lead Editors of Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice (LR:TMP), Volumes 70-72, will use this blog to advance publishing transparency and ethics. We will

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We welcome nominations for the LRA Early Career Award!  The Early Career Achievement Award was established in 1999 to recognize the work of one member each

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Please consider nominating yourself or someone else for the Brian Street Memorial Award. Brian Street was a British anthropologist whose scholarship helped establish the social

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Welcome to Critical Conversations. Critical Conversations in Literacy Research & Education is an information source designed to provide researchers, educators, and related stakeholders with tools, resources,

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LAGRANGE, Ga., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Literacy Research Association has released a Literacy Research Report entitled, An Examination of Dyslexia Research and Instruction.

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LAGRANGE, Ga., March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Literacy Research Association (LRA) has released a Literacy Research Report entitled Racial Justice in Literacy Research. “For centuries, literacy has been

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