[CCCC 2014] Writing War and Beyond–Agenda

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  • 9:00 – 9:15 Welcome and opening remarks

  • 9:15 – 9:45  Research Presentations:

    • Narrativizing Traumatic Fragments: Writing Wartime Experience in the Classroom — Travis Martin

    • Opening Communication About Wartime Narratives: Student Veterans’ Perspectives on Teacher Feedback — Sarah Franco

  • 9:45 – 10:30 Breakout sessions

    • Breakout A: Student Veterans and the Human Condition. –Sandra Jang

    • Breakout B: “Do It Yourself (DIY): An Invitation for Community-Based ‘Writing for Healing’ Workshops for Veterans” — Travis Martin and Mariana Grohowski

    • Breakout C: Commenting on War and Trauma — Sarah Franco

  • 10:30 -10:45 –Break

  • 10:45 – 11:15 – Research Presentations: Accessing Faculty, Accessing Students

    • Open Access Through Pedagogical Hospitality: What Unique Insights Can Student Veterans Offer? — Joanna Want

    • Accessing Communities and Language — Darren Keast

  • 11:15 – 11:45 Breakout Sessions

    • Breakout A: Opening Lines of Communication among Faculty and Student Veterans — Joanna Want and Sandra Jang

    • Breakout B: Accessing Faculty: Educating Our Colleagues about Student Veterans — Alexis Hart and Lydia Wilkes

    • Breakout C: The Veterans’ Perspective: Improving Faculty and Veteran Dialogues in and out of the Classroom — TBA

  • 11:45 – 1:00 — Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:45 — Undergraduate Poster Presentations

    • Accommodating Non-Traditional Students: Pragmatic Strategies for 4-year Universities — Amy Puffenberger
    • Blogging as Catharsis: Establishing a Veteran Community through Open-Access Sources — Matthew Bumbalough
    • Exploring the Academic Success of Student Veterans in Higher Education — Claire Semer
  • 1:45 – 2:15 Student Veteran Panel — Travis Martin, Mathew Bumbalough, Amy Puffenberger, Ryan Koch, Dali Riviera

  • 2:15 – 2:45 Veterans Beyond the Academy

    • Troubling Open Access: Research on Student Veterans’ Technological Literacies Inside and Outside the Academy — Mariana Grohowski

    • Research Writing as Bridge Building: Student Veterans and the Upper Division Writing Course — Marion Wilson

  • 2:45 -3:15 Breakout session

    • Breakout A: Crossing the Technological Border: Transferring Literacies from Military Service to the Classroom — Mariana Grohowski

    • Breakout B: Communities Large and Small: Accessing Writing in Local Communities and Social Media Outlets — Travis Martin

    • Breakout C: The Veterans Perspective: Publicizing Invisible Wounds — TBA

  • 3:15 – 3:30 Break
  • 3:30 -4:45 Workshop discussion “Opening Access: Applying What We Have Learned”

    • This discussion offers participants an opportunity to discuss what they learned during the session and ideas they have for taking this information to their classrooms, campuses, and communities in the form of practical and pedagogical applications.

  • 4:45 – 5:00 Closing remarks