HBU Writers’ Conference 2019
April 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$30.00
An Unexpected Journal will have a table at the HBU Writers’ Conference on April 27th.
We invite you to HBU’s Annual Writers Conference from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday, April 27th in the University Academic Center on the campus of Houston Baptist University. This year’s theme is Creativity in the Classroom. This conference will feature a variety of speakers, workshop sessions, and panel discussions including HBU’s President, Dr. Robert Sloan, HBU Faculty and Students, and Writers in the Schools.
Professor Jayme McGhan, a noted playwright and Dean of the School of Fine Arts at HBU will provide the keynote address: “High Impact Storytelling in the Classroom: (or How to Be More Interesting Than Your Students’ Smartphone).”
Four hours of TEA-recognized Continuing Education Units (CEU) hours are available for educators. This conference is appropriate for educators, seasoned writers or those just starting out and is family friendly. Some of the sessions for this year’s conference include:
* Using Media Well
* Deliberate Practice and Creative Pedagogy
* Narration–Path to Writing Fluency
* Processes for Preparing Students for College-Level Learning
* Memory Blueprint–A WITS Writing Experience
* Teaching the Analytic Essay through Film For more information and to register, please visit: