2023 ELATE Summer Conference - National Council of Teachers of English

9:00–10:15 a.m. Plenary Session with Tonya B. Perry, vice provost at Miles College in Fairfield, Alabama, and coauthor of Teaching for Racial Equity: Becoming Interrupters (2022)

Conference Details

Join ELATE for the 2023 Summer Conference at Georgia State University, Atlanta, July 6–9.

See the Conference Schedule & Full Conference Program


National Center for Civil and Human Rights

The facilitators of “Beyond a ‘Field Trip’: Exploring the Rhetorical Space of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights” welcome ELATE 2023 attendees to sign up to attend this interactive and engaging, off-site, session at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. The National Center is within walking distance of Georgia State University. The admission cost to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights is $20, which will be precollected. Learn more and sign up today.


Registration is now open for ELATE 2023 with the following rates:

  • ELATE members: $300
  • NCTE members: $375
  • Nonmembers: $400
  • Students: $175

Registration will include access to more than 60 sessions and plenaries as well as four meals in the GSU Piedmont Central Dining Hall and a reception.

Dorm rooms at GSU will be available for purchase during the registration process at a rate of $70 per night. The cut-off date for registering for a dorm room is Tuesday, June 6, 2023. Learn more about dorm housing. Special requests are not accepted for room assignments.

Dorm registration will not be refundable after June 6, 2023. Additionally, any general ELATE Summer Conference registration cancellations after June 6, 2023, will be subject to a $25 processing fee.


Earn Graduate Credit for ELATE 2023 Participation

ELATE Conference attendees can register for graduate level credit through the University of San Diego. To be eligible for credit, you must enroll by July 31, 2023, and pay for 2 units. Learn more on this flyer or by visiting the website.



ELATE Summer Conference Program Archive

2019 – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

2022 – NCTE Homecoming, Louisville, KY

2023 – Georgia State University, Atlanta