International Scholar's Forum: Revolution in Reading: Legacy of Ken Goodman

The International Scholars Forum features renowned scholars in the field of literacy. This special forum brings together a community of scholars to honor Ken Goodman’s life work and influence on literacy education.


Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening)

Metaphors, Discourse, and Classroom Practice presented by Dr. Brian Cambourne, Associate Professor, is a Principal Fellow at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia 


Additional speakers include:

Bess Altwerger

Keri Croce

Caryl Crowell  

Carole Edelsky

Carol Gilles

Bobbie Kabuto

Koomi Kim

Maria Perpetua Liwanag

Kelly Murphy

Rick Meyer  

Ryan Nelson         

Anna Osborn       

Chris Sclafani

Steven Strauss

Denny Taylor

Presented by the School of Education Department of Specialized Programs in Education

Dates/Times: Friday, April 9, 2021 from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, April 10, 2021 from  12-5 p.m.

Virtual meeting via ZOOM. Registration is required. Register for either Friday and/or Saturday:  International Scholar’s Forum: Revolution in Reading: Legacy of Ken Goodman April 9-10

Please include Registrants name, email and affiliation (in the top address field)

This event is both a Hofstra course and a conference open to the public. 

Registration information and a detailed program will be available prior to the conference.

Additional information: or 


For graduate course credit:

LYST 351- International Scholars Forum  1 s.h.              Course Code (CRN): 23963

Literacy Studies Graduate Program Director: Theresa McGinnis -

Saturday, April 10, 2021



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