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Professor Receives 2018 English Journal Edwin M. Hopkins Award

Linton Hall

MSU English Professor Lamar Johnson chosen to receive the 2018 English Journal Edwin M. Hopkins Award for “Loving Blackness to Death”: (Re)Imagining ELA Classrooms in a Time of Racial Chaos.Lamar Johnson

The award recognizes outstanding articles published in English Journal during the previous volume year by someone who is not a classroom teacher. The award is given in the name of Edwin M. Hopkins, author of the lead article in the first issue of the English Journal, a former professor of rhetoric and English language at the University of Kansas, member of the first Board of Directors of NCTE, and co-author of the first NCTE constitution.

The award presentation took place during the NCTE Annual Convention in Houston, Texas, at the Secondary Luncheon on Saturday, November 17, from 12:30–2:30 p.m.

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