Writing Across Communities presents a 2013 Writing the World Symposium, "Cultivating Connections: Writing Across Communities as an Act of Social Wellness," on Friday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Student Union Building rooms Lobo A&B.; The event is free and open to the public.
9 - 9:50 a.m. Opening Remarks with Juan Guerra: History and Future of Writing Across Communities at UNM
10 - 10:50 a.m. Workshop with Gene Grant and Alicia Maldonado: The Local Dramatist and Social Wellness; Is There Still a Role?
11 - 11:50 a.m. John Crawford and Levi Romero present, "Community Literacies and their Impact on Teaching Writing at UNM
Noon - 12:50 p.m. Keynote Address with Martha Townsend, "A Literacy Spectrum: Football, UNM, and WAC"
1 - 1:50 p.m.Christine Garcia moderates UNM Undergraduate Literacy Narratives
2 - 2:50 p.m. Don McIver moderates The Local Work of Writing Centers and Writing Tutors
3 - 3:50 p.m. Brandon Stam moderates Food Sustainability and Community Writing
This event is sponsored by Chicana Studies, CAPS, College of Arts & Sciences and Student Affairs.
Media Contact: Carolyn Gonzales (505) 277-5920; email: firstname.lastname@example.org