Conference Information


“Other Voices: Redefining the Humanities”

42nd Annual NJCEA Conference March 30th, 2019 Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

To be eligible to present at the 42nd Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference, you need to be a member of the NJCEA.  

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Patricia A. Matthew, associate professor of English at Montclair State University, is the editor of Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure (University of North Carolina Press, 2016). She has given lectures on Written/Unwritten at various colleges and universities including University of California-Merced, Barnard, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and the University of Virginia, and CUNY Queens and CUNY Hunter. She has published essays and books reviews on diversity in higher education in PMLA, The ADE Bulletin, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, The New Inquiry and The Atlantic. Her work on faculty diversity has been featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, and The Los Angeles Review of Books

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Getting To Seton Hall University 

Seton Hall's 58-acre campus is located in South Orange, New Jersey, only 14 miles from Manhattan. Use the address Seton Drive, South Orange, NJ 07079 for GPS and map programs. 

The guard at the front gate will issue you a pass for parking in the deck.   

You can find additional directions for transportation by bus and train and locate Jubilee Hall on the printable University campus map and directions by clicking here:  Visiting Seton Hall University


Les Saisons Inn 

Les Saisons is a historic bed and breakfast located in Maplewood, NJ

304 Elmwood Ave., Maplewood, New Jersey 07040

Reservations: (973) 762-3416 or Cell (973) 699-8276



Steven J. Rosen Mentor Award 

This honor is a unique opportunity to recognize a member of our organization who has served as a mentor to faculty members who are beginning their careers.

Graduate Student Awards in Literature (literary analysis), Pedagogy (teaching methodologies and reflections) and Writing (fiction, non-fiction, and poetry) 

Each year, graduate students are cordially invited to submit papers and creative pieces for the NJCEA Annual Graduate Student Awards. Winners receive a Barnes & Noble gift card and are published in The Watchung Review, the official publication of the NJCEA.


The Graduate Student Awards are sponsored by W. W. Norton & Company.