Program

All events are located at the Jackson Avenue Center of the University of Mississippi.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

 
1:30-6:00

Atrium

Registration Opens
2:00-4:00

Auditorium B

Writing Teachers Writing Workshop: Writing online for personal growth and professional development with Bud Hunt, Colorado State University

4:00-5:00

Atrium

Opening Reception for Networking and Conversations
5:15-6:30

Auditorium A

Welcome from Tony Ammeter, Associate Provost, University of Mississippi
"Raising Questions about Composing in the 21st Century: The Role(s) of Language, Materials, Practices, Knowledge, and Reflection" with Kathy Yancey, Florida State University

     

Friday, October 20, 2017

 
8:00-11:00

Atrium

Registration Opens
8:00-9:20

Auditorium A

Welcome from Don Dyer, Unversity of Mississippi, Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

"Writing Across the Curriculum Breakfast" with various UM departments explaining writing in their discipline.
9:30-10:20

Auditorium B

Auditorium C

Classroom A005

Classroom B001

"Using Choice, Pop Culture, and Service Learning to Enhance Engagement" with Dr. Nancy Kerns, Dr. Elizabeth Crews, and Dr. Mikki Galliher

"METP Voices" with Dr. Rosemary Oliphant-Ingham

"Moving Beyond the 'Grammar Grind' to 'Grammar in Style'" with Dena Holley and Alice Myatt

"Student Perspectives on Transitioning to College Writing" with Arna Shines, Tougaloo College

Auditorium C

"HBCU Symposium: Sharing Our Pasts and Visions for Our Future" with Kathy Griffin, Jackson State University

10:30-12:00

Auditorium A

"Bridging the Gap with Reflective Writing" with Kathy Yancy, Florida State University

12:00-1:15

Auditorium A

Lunch is available to pick up in the Atrium "First-Year Writing and Beyond" with a panel of DWR faculty discussing curiculum and assignments in core writing courses at UM.
1:30-2:20

Auditorium B

Auditorium C

"Transitioning Writers: A Community College Perspective" with Renee Moore, Mississippi Delta Community College

"Forget Peer Review, Let's Try Peer Tutoring: A Practical Model for Integrating Writing Center Pedagogy Into a Secondard Language Arts Classroom" with Daniel White, Mississippi College

2:30-3:20

Auditorium B

Auditorium C

Classroom A005

Classroom B001

"Back to Basics: Using Critical Reading to Explore Research Writing" with Sarah Wilson and "Borderlands: Teaching College Writing" with Erin Boade

"Writing to Ignite Science Standard Immersion" with Leigh Anne Eaton

Facilitating Empathy in the Composition Classroom" with Amber Nichols-Buckley, Jenny Bucksbarg, Jenny Jackson, Colleen Thorndike, and Alison Hitch

Making It Real: Students Using a Local Archive to Write on Issues that Matter" with Tatiana Gluschko, Kathi Griffin, and Shanna Smith