Writing Contexts: Exploring the Continuum of Writing for Life
Lamar Hall - Thursday, Oct. 20
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1:00 PM - 8:00 PMLamar Hall, 3rd Floor LobbyWriting Center
Registration OpensSend a Written Postcard!: National Day on Writing Celebration
2:00 PM - 4:00 PMLamar Hall 323
"Writing Teachers Writing: A UMWP Pre-Symposium Workshop"
Chris Goering, U of Arkansas and NW Arkansas Writing Project, and Renee Moore, MS Delta CC. Registration Required; $10.00 workshop fee for materials and seat.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PMLamar Hall 327
Symposium Opening Remarks: Alice Johnston Myatt, Writing and Rhetoric, & Ellen Shelton, UM Writing Project;
Welcome Address: Tony Ammeter, Division of Outreach
5:00 PM - 6:00 PMLamar Hall 327
Keynote Address: "COIK Goes to College: Writing In and Around the Academic Experience"
Beth Boquet, Fairfield University
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLamar Hall, 3rd Floor Lobby
Opening Reception: Heavy hors d'oeuvres provided
6:30 PM - 7:30 PMLamar Hall 327
"Bridging the Transition to College Writing"
Open discussion forum hosted by Brad Campbell, UM Writing Center Director, with a panel of writing teachers from middle school, high school, 2- and 4-year colleges (Sydney McGaha, Dena Holley, Amber Nichols-Buckley, Brittany Moore, Karen Forgette, and Ellen Shelton) that includes group talk time for discussing the themes that emerge from the panel discussion.
7:30 PM - 7:45 PMLamar Hall 327
Closing Remarks: Preview of Friday's program - Alice Myatt
Writing Contexts: Exploring the Continuum of Writing for Life
Friday, Oct. 21 - Student Union, 4th floor
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7:30 AM - 8:00 AMStudent Union Ballroom
Doors Open for Registration and Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:50 AMStudent Union Ballroom
METP Breakfast & Welcome by Bob Cummings, Writing & Rhetoric
Panel of University of Mississippi Professors from History, Journalism, Chemistry, Engineering, & Legal Studies
9:00 AM - 9:50 AMUnion 404Union 405
Plenary Workshop: "It's Time to Recontextualize the Use of Music in Writing Instruction"
Chris Goering, U of Arkansas
Plenary Speaker: "Students Involved in Sustaining Their Arkansas (SISTA): A "Real-World" Literacy Project Fostering High School-to-College Transition"
David Jolliffe, U of Arkansas; Julia Paganelli-Marin, U of Arkansas; & Drew McFall, Buffalo Island Central High School
10:00 AM - 10:50 AMUnion 404Union 405Union BallroomUnion 412
"Group Work: Preparing Students to Be Part of a Team"
Shirley Gray & George Atkins
"Synthesizing Media, Digital, and Information Literacy"
Jane Meek & Gretchen Bunde with Amy Qualls & Nathan Henton
“Leaving a Legacy: Using Podcasts and StoryCorps to Reimagine Student Writers as Cultural Archivists”
Brooskie Lane Kluge, Amy Miller, & Judith Coleman
"Developing a Professional Development Plan for Writing Centers"
Beth Boquet
11:00 AM - 11:50 AMUnion 404Union 405Union 412Union Ballroom
"Creating Conversations and Understanding Multiple Perspectives"
Brad Campbell, Chip Dunkin, & Jennifer Wilhite
"Ladies, Get in Formation! Empowering Our Female Students"
Sarah Wilson, Jenny Jackson, & Amber Nichols-Buckley
"Ask the Students! What Student Surveys Tell Us about Their Experiences with College Writing"
Rossitza Ivanova & Trudi Witonsky
"Mississippi Excellence in Teaching and the Contexts of Writing Instruction"
Rosemary Oliphant-Ingham & METP scholars
Noon - 1:15 PMStudent Union Ballroom
Lunch Panel: "First-year Writing and Beyond"
Instructors from the Department of Writing & Rhetoric: Guy Krueger (WRIT 101), Karen Forgette (WRIT 100), Wendy Goldberg (WRIT 102), Angela Greene (LIBA 102), and Karla Lyles (WRIT 250)
1:30 PM - 2:20 PMUnion 404Union 405Union BallroomUnion 412
"Reflection across the Curriculum: How Reflective Writing Transforms Learning to Write"
Dinorah Sapp & Karen Forgette
"The Double Bind of Feedback in Writing Instruction"
Kathi Griffin, Tatiana Glushko, & Nathan Henton
"How and Why to Write Songs in English Class"
Adedoyin Ogunfeyimi, Chris Goering, & Anna Britt-Begnoud
"Developing a Sustainable High School Writing Center"
Jason Jones, Alice Myatt & Jeanine Rauch
2:30 PM - 3:00 PMUnion Ballroom
Wrap Up Session, Introduce Next Year's Theme & Call
Alice Myatt & Ellen Shelton