Conference Schedule

Program for 2017 SUNY C0W Conference

Friday, September 8

Registration and Cocktail Hour

  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Whitney Atrium

Dinner and Dessert

  • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Whitney Atrium

Welcome to SUNY OCC – President Casey Crabill

  • 6:30 – 6:45 p.m. – Whitney Atrium

Welcome to the Conference – Mike Murphy

  • 6:45 – 7:00 p.m. – Whitney Atrium

Friday Keynote Address – Four Plays – Peter Moller, Len Fonte, Kathy Kramer, and Donna Stuccio

  • 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. – Whitney Atrium

Q & A to Playwrights

  • 8:15 – 8:40 p.m. – Whitney Atrium

 

Saturday, September 9

 Open Microphone – Mark Muhammad

  • 7:45 – 8:30 – Whitney Atrium (sign in begins at 7:20)

Welcome – Dean Katharine Rumrill-Teece

  • 8:00 – 8:05 – Whitney Atrium

 

SUNY CoW Board Meeting

  • 10:30-11:15 – Whitney 243

 

A Sessions

  • 8:30-9:45

 

Diversity

Location: Whitney 116   Session Chair: Theresa Mohamed

  • Sarah Stanford, “Emergent Identities of Diverse Students: An Exploration of Sociocultural Awareness and Voice in Bhutanese-Nepali Students”
  • Carolyn Keller, “Starting the Conversation: Personal Narrative as Pedagogical Practice”
  • Shyam Sharma, “Engagement as Internalization: Strategies for the Writing Classroom”
  • Soni Adhikari, “Engaging Diverse Writers in College Classrooms”

 

Creative Writing

Location: Whitney 124   Session Chair: Mike O’Connor

  • Annet O’Mara, “Bless Me: Confessional Writing for Academic Audiences”
  • Meaghan Bodemer, “The Importance of Keeping a Journal”
  • Joseph Maria, “Integrating Non-fiction Creative Writing Principles and Assignments into Composition to Increase First Year Composition Student Engagement and Writing Skills”

 

Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 122    Session Chair: Mike Murphy

  • Vittoria Rubino, “Towards a Design-Oriented Pedagogy in First-Year Writing”
  • Dashielle Horn, “The Role of Empathy in Teaching and Tutoring LD Students”
  • Kali A. Mobley Finn, “Lifting the Veil: Introducing First-Year Writers to Transfer, Both in Theory and in Student Research”

 

Panel Discussion

Location: Whitney 216   Session Chair: Michelle Malinovsky

  • Missy Watson, Sofia Binioris, Brittany Zayas, “The Pains and Promises of Confronting Standard Language Ideology”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 101   Session Chair: Christian Heisler

  • Whitney Gregg-Harrison, Stella Wang, Suzanne Woodring, “Reflective Pedagogy in College Composition: Creating Spaces for Risk-Taking, Experimentation, and Productive Failure”

 

Technology

Location: Whitney 222   Session Chair: Tom Friedrich

  • Douglas Powell, “To Kill or Not to Kill a Hinox: Using Multi-Modal Literacies to Encourage Learning Transfer in the FYC Classroom”

 

B Sessions

  • 10:00-11:15

 

Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 116   Session Chair: Justin Pritchard

  • Eonjoo Park, “Cultural Analysis as a Path for Successful Research Paper Writing”
  • Erin Gonzalez, “Emphasis in Student Focused Material Leading to Cohesiveness in the Classroom”
  • Gerardo T. Cummings, “Crafting a Fair and Equitable Spanish Composition Topic: What the AP Spanish Literature and Culture Reading Has Taught Me”
  • Jacob Richter, “Cognitive Seeds: The Role of Creative Thinking in First-Year Writing”

 

Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 222   Session Chair: Christian Heisler

  • Christian Sisack, “You Will Not Fail This Class”
  • Lisa Neville, “The Practice of Inquiry: Awareness-based Approach to Teaching Writing and Critical Thinking”
  • Helaine Lubar, “Non-Cognitive Issues: An Expanded Perspective”

 

Creative Writing Workshop

Location: Whitney 216   Session Chair: Steve Pierson

  • Angela Braselmann, “The Multi-Genre Paper: Creative Writing as a Way of Knowing”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 101   Session Chair: Denise Valdes

  • Matthew Herzog, Laura McGough, Daniel Schweitzer, “Composing in a General Education Capstone: Interrogating Successful Practices for an Integrative Learning Curriculum”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 220    Session Chair: Mike Podolny

  • Craig Hancock, Alifair Skebe, Debbie Morrison, “Knowledge about language in a writing curriculum”

 

Service Learning

Location: Whitney 124   Session Chair: Michelle Malinovsky

  • Malkiel Choseed, Donna Stuccio, “The Play’s The Thing: Finding your inner playwright through Shakespeare – Drama and Creative Writing Behind Bars”

 

C Sessions

  • 11:30-12:45

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 101   Session Chair: Shyam Sharma

  • Amanda Giracca, Sarah Giragosian, Bethany Aery Clerico, Marcie Newton, “The Value of Student Writing: Re-Conceiving the Writing Contest as Collaborative Inquiry Among Faculty and Students in a First Year Writing Program”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 122   Session Chair: Theresa Mohamed

  • Jessica Slentz, Eric Machan Howd, Jim Stafford, “Adjusting to Audiences: Emotionally, Cognitively, Culturally”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 216   Session Chair: Christian Heisler

  • Laura J. Davies, Kevin Rutherford, Heather Bartlett, Tim Emerson, Mario Hernandez, Jeff Jackson “Making Changes: Revising a First-Year Writing Curriculum within a Teaching Community”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 222   Session Chair: Mike Podolny

  • Maureen Kravec, Heidi Nightengale, Yvonne Murphy, Kathy Hairston, “Rebuild or Reinvention: Writing and Relevance for Adult Students”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 124   Session Chair: Steve Pierson

  • Kellie Deys, James Deys, Brianna Doherty, “Defamiliarizing the Familiar: Challenging Culture and Revaluing Student Experience”

 

Lunch and Saturday Keynote Address: Dr. Brian Fallon

  • 1:00-2:15

 

D Sessions

  • 2:30-3:45

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 220   Session Chair: Shyam Sharma

  • Jessica Femiani, Wendy Stewart, “Initiating the Novice Scholar: Beyond the ‘A’”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 116   Session Chair: Christian Heisler

  • Alex Hanson, Andre Habet, Noah Wilson, “What Counts as Success in Teaching College Composition? Rethinking Pedagogy”

 

Panel Discussion – Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 124   Session Chair: Denise Valdes

  • Christine Kitano, Thomas Girshin, Tyrell Stewart-Harris, “Assessing Success in the Writing Classroom”

 

Panel Discussion – Diversity

Location: Whitney 101   Session Chair: Christine Braunberger

  • Vani Kannan, Coreen Mason, Nuhami Mandefro, “Multi-Genre Composition and Social Justice: Contesting Colorism in an Era of Colorblind Racism”

 

Panel Discussion – Diversity

Location: Whitney 122   Session Chair: Christian Sisack

  • Tom Friedrich, Rachel Day, Kaitlyn Mulhollem, “The Role of DSP in Building a Democratic Writing Assessment Ecology”

 

E Sessions

  • 4:00-5:15

 

Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 216   Session Chair: Denise Valdes

  • Josh Keiner, “Using Student-Generated Assignments to Bolster Engagement”
  • Donald Jones, “Our Teaching, Our Discipline: Expressivism in the 21st Century”
  • Noel Holton Brathwaite, “Reflexive Reading in the Writing Classroom”

 

Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 220    Session Chair: Theresa Mohamed

  • Harry Tuttle, “One essay with nine structured peer reviews, starting with the Pre-Writing Stage”
  • Michael Avery, “Reading, Creative Journaling, and Composition Teaching”
  • Sarah Blazer, Katelyn Burton Prager, “Point-of-Interest & Point-of-Need Faculty Development: Raising the Bar and Meeting Diverse Needs”
  • Nina Batt, “Reteaching the ABC’s: Propaganda Analysis as a Solution to Political Polarization in the College Classroom”

 

Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 222   Session Chair: Laine Lubar

  • Mary Jo Morgan, “Authentic Audiences in the First-Year Composition Classroom”
  • Karleanne Matthews, “Creating a Writing-Center Dynamic in the Composition Classroom”
  • Sarah V. Seeley, ““I’m not grading for you. I’m grading for the system”: Iconized grading rubrics and the sociolinguistics of collaborative assessment. “
  • Laura Jones, “Exploring professional identity and communication skills in the writing classroom”

 

Pedagogy

Location: Whitney 116   Session Chair: Gerardo Cummings

  • Aviva Taubenfeld, Shinelle Espaillat, “Skills, Confidence, and Community: College Writing Co-requisites for EOP Students”

 

Roundtable Discussion

Location: Whitney 214   Session Chair: Annet O’Mara

Maria I. Ciprani, “College Composition as an Interdisciplinary Endeavor:Literacy, Numeracy and Critical Thinking”

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