History & Legacy

First Annual Working with Writers Symposium:

Recognizing Diverse Discourses

Date: Match 23-24, 2011

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Event Description:
In this discussion-based symposium, Teaching Assistants and faculty will share classroom strategies that engage, nurture, and inspire multilingual and multicultural students. Instructors of all subjects are invited to come together to discuss how we use writing to work with our students' and our own diverse experiences, knowledge, cultures, and linguistic backgrounds. In addition, round-table discussions and workshops will explore writing communities at the university and beyond.

Key Note speaker:
Tiffany Rousculp is the founder of the Salt Lake City Community College (SLCC) Community Writing Center,and is a member of the English Department Faculty at Salt Lake Community College. She will speak on the issue of the "expert-nonexpert" binary as it applies to writing instruction and writing tutoring in university, community, and writing center settings.

Contact Information and Steering Committee:
Please contactBrittany Kelley, Working with Writers Program Co-Chair, at WorkingwithWriters2011@gmail.com with inquiries.

Special thanks to our Steering Committee Members:
Chairs: Brittany Kelley and Lindsey Ives
Planning Committee Members: Beth Leahy, Brian Hendrickson, Cathy Arellano, Evan Ashworth, Olubunmi Oguntolu, Valerie Sartor
Thanks also to Ms. Oguntolu's 219 class for help with promotional materials. Faculty Advisor: Michelle Hall Kells