New York College, Athens hosts and co-organises the Image Conference, 6-7th October 2018

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 17:58

An exciting and innovative event for ELT professionals

We are delighted to announce that the seventh edition of the Image Conference, the annual conference of the Visual Arts Circle, will be held on 6th and 7th October at New York College, in Athens, Greece. The Department of English Language and Language Teaching of New York College, Athens is proud to be hosting and co-organising this international conference, offering educators in Greece a unique opportunity for focused, high-quality professional development.

The two key aims of the conference are to put media and images at the centre of the language learning agenda, and to offer guidance on using media and images critically and creatively in language teaching in the age of the Internet. 

Held in a different city every year, the Image Conference is the only conference in the world exclusively on the use of images in English Language Teaching.

The Call for Papers is now open and the deadline for submitting proposals is Friday 8th June 2018.

Please go to the conference website to find the Call for Papers and for more information on past conferences. If you want to find out more about the projects, publications and activities of the members of the Visual Arts Circle please visit

We look forward to welcoming you at New York College Athens in October!


Dr. Sylvia Karastathi (Lecturer in TESOL, New York College)

Co-organiser for the Image Conference (Athens 2018)