Megan Carlson, University of Michigan, as winner of a 2018 CCCC Disability in College Composition Travel Award*

Urbana, IL – 1/2/2018 – Megan Carlson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, has won a 2018 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). Carlson is one of 6 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.

Carlson will be announced as a recipient of the CCCC Disability in College Composition Travel Award on Friday, March 16, during the 2018 CCCC Annual Convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

For more information about the CCCC Disability in College Composition Travel Award, including past winners, see http://www.ncte.org/cccc/awards/disability.