53rd Annual TYCA-NE Conference in New York City

English at the Crossroads: Power and Possibilities

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - Saturday, October 13, 2018

Hosted by LaGuardia Community College, Queensborough Community College, and Borough of Manhattan Community College

Join us in New York City as we celebrate our 53rd year by renewing our commitment to our students, pedagogy, and scholarship as English educators at two-year colleges.

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Call for Proposals

We invite proposals that consider how the two-year college English educator can take advantage of the changing landscape of education. For more information, view our call for proposals page.

Vendor Information

Interesting in advertising in our program or setting up a display table at TYCA-NE's conference? Find opportunities to increase the exposure of your organization by downloading our vendor form. Advertisement size information can be found by downloading our advertisement size template.


Sponsorship is a excellent way to get your name out there to the nearly 200 college faculty and administrators who attend our conference each year. TYCA-NE represents 11 states in the northeastern United States, Washington, D.C., and 6 provinces in eastern Canada. More information can be found by downloading our sponsorship form.

Keynote Speaker

Cathy N. Davidson, an educational innovator and a distinguished scholar of the history of technology, is an avid proponent of active ways of learning that help students to understand and navigate the radically changed global world in which we now all live, work, and learn. Davidson is Distinguished Professor of English and Founding Director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and the R. F. DeVarney Professor Emerita of Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke University where she served as Duke’s (and the nation’s) first Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies.

In her new book, The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World In Flux, Davidson argues that we desperately need a revolution in higher learning if we want students to succeed in our current age of precarious work and technological disruption.



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