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Harvey Graff Presented Legacies of Literacy Studies

Harvey Graff, Ohio Eminent Scholar in Literacy Studies and professor of English and history, presented The Legacies of Literacy Studies at the annual meeting of the Conference on CollegeComposition and Communication. He was also invited to participate in the workshop on Writing Democracy 2012: Envisioning a Federal Writers' Project for the 21stCentury.

Graff is noted internationally for his research and teaching on the history of literacy; the history of children, adolescents, and youth; and urban history and studies.

He is currently researching and writing the social history of interdisciplinarity. He has also written on family history, criminality; social structure and population; education; and methodology and theory in history, social science, and humanities.

Graff joined Ohio State in 2004 and directs the LiteracyStudies@OSU, university-wide model for interdisciplinary studies, teaching, research, and collaboration.

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