Michigan State University
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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.

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