Inkshedding in the Twenty-First Century:
Transformation and Transfiguration

The Program

Thursday afternoon: Registration, greetings, settling in

Thursday evening:  6:30 - 10:30

Welcome, cash bar and fruit, veggies & cheese
Opening meeting; orientation to the conference, introductions 8:30
Friday morning: 7:30 - 9:00 Breakfast

Friday morning: 9:00 - 10:15 Session 1

1a. Nancy Johnston, "Reflecting on the Reflection Paper" [Additional reading]
1b. Patricia Patchet-Golubev, "Why do we want our students to write, anyway?" [Advance Readings]
[Additional reading suggested by Theresa Moritz: Kathryn Alexander "Liminal Identities and Institutional Positioning: On becoming a “Writing lady” in the Academy." Inkshed Newsletter 22.3 (Fall 2005).
Friday morning: 10:45 - 12:00 Session 2
2a. Theresa Moritz and Rachel Hazlett, "Modeling the Writing Instructor/ Writing Student Relationship" [Advance reading]
Friday noon: 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

Friday afternoon: 1:00 - 2:30 Session 3: Reading time

Friday afternoon: 2:30 - 5:00 Session 4

2b. Melanie Stevenson, "Rethinking 'Norms': How will we teach academic writing in the globalized twenty-first century academy?" [Advance reading]
4b. Geoff Cragg, "Millenials in the Classroom (or not):  Digital Romanticism or Tyrannical Consumerism?" [Advance readings]
4c. Brock MacDonald, "Attack of the Transformers: Writing Initiatives and Curriculum Renewal"
Friday evening: 7:00 - Dinner at Brewbaker's Restaurant (shuttle transport and walking directions provided)

Saturday morning: dawn - noon

Breakfast at the legendary Fredericton Farmer's Market (shuttle transport and walking directions provided)
Reading time
Saturday noon: 12:00 -1:30 Lunch

Saturday afternoon: 1:30 - 3:00 Session 5

5a. Sean Zwagerman, "Burke's 'perspective by incongruity' as a prewriting heuristic" [Advance readings]
5b. George Ross, "Genre-specific reading practices"
Saturday afternoon: 3:30-5:00 Session 6
6a. Amanda Goldrick-Jones, "Wikishedding 1.0" [The wikishedding space]
Saturday evening: 6:30 - 10:30 Bus to Keswick Ridge for salmon and (maybe) fiddleheads (and talent night)

Sunday morning: 8:00 - 9:30 Breakfast

Sunday morning: 9:30 - 12:30 Session 7

7a. Everyone, "Inkshedding about Inkshedding"
Sunday noon: Soup & sandwich buffet, goodbyes