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Ensuring Student Success:
Humanities Faculty and Writing Center Professionals Conference
June 25, 2010
hosted by
Bates College in
Lewiston, Maine



8:30 AM          Breakfast
                         (Room 221-222 in New Commons Buliding)

9:00 AM          Welcome

9:15 AM          Stereotype Threat: What research can tell us about how identity
                                                          shapes the process of writing"
                         Valerie Purdie-Vaughns,  Assistant  Professor, Psychology, Columbia University 

10:15 AM        Coffee break

10:30 AM        "Varieties of Academic Engagement"
                         Heather Lindkvist
, Lecturer in Anthropology, Bates College 

11:15 AM       "Student Expectations about College Writing"
                          Facilitated by
                          Pat Hager,
Lecturer in Writing, Bates College
Pam Cobrin, Senior Lecturer in English, Barnard College

12:30 PM         Lunch

1:30 PM           "College Writing and Speaking: Where in the World Are We?"
                          Christiane (Tiane) Donahue, Director, Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, 
                          Dartmouth College

2:30 PM           Faculty Research Grant Report
                          Lucas Wilson, 2008 CHAS Faculty Grant Recipient,
                          Associate Professor for African American Studies & Economics and 
                          Director of Academic Development,
                          Mount Holyoke College


"Faculty Expectations: Strategies for Student Success in Writing"
                           Faculty panel facilitated by
                           Hillory Oakes,
Director of Writing & Lecturer in Writing, Bates College

3:30 PM           "The Third Degree"
Time for ideas, inspirations, and  asking questions of each other (and making dinner plans)
                          Facilitated by

                          Lavina Dhingra, English Professor, Bates College

4:30 PM            Wine and Cheese (outside Crumbley Room)

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