Overview Schedule

Conference on Community Writing 2019

Overview Schedule

Wednesday, October 16

Happy Hour Meet-and-Greet; Registration (4:30pm-6:30pm)  The Study Hotel Bar

Thursday, October 17

All events before lunch are on Drexel University Campus

Registration (7:00am-12:00pm)
Atrium outside Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone Research Center

Coffee (7:00-8:00am)
Atrium outside Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone Research Center

Chairs’ Welcome (8:00-8:20)
Mitchell Auditorium
Veronica House, Rachel Wenrick, and Valerie Ross

Workshops  (8:30-10:00)
Various Locations on Drexel Campus
6 concurrent sessions

Coffee Break on your own (10:00-10:30)

Workshops  (10:30-12:00)
Various Locations on Drexel Campus
6 concurrent sessions

Lunch on your own & travel to DeepThink Tanks (12:00-1:45)
Drexel’s shuttle to Center City, which would take people right by the Free Library of Philadelphia, Barnes Foundation and Academy of Natural Sciences:
http://drexel.edu/facilities/transportation/busServiceSchedules/DragonRoute/

Deep Think Tanks   (2:00-4:00)

Our Struggle, Our Joy: Immigrant Activism, Storysharing, and Community Building
Free Library of Philadelphia: Lobby

De-Colonial and Anti-Racist Teaching, Research, and Community Work
Barnes Foundation: Garden Pavillion

Building Capacity for Advocacy: Research to Action in Science
Academy of Natural Sciences: Darwin Room

Education as Liberation: Developing Political Literacy Across Educational Spaces
Kelly Writer’s House, UPenn

Gentrification
Community Writers House, Drexel                          

Mural Activation with Michelle Angela Ortiz (5:00-6:00)
Free Library of Philadelphia

Reading with Lilianna Velásquez, Dreams and Nightmares       

Networking Reception, appetizers and cash bar (6:15-7:30)
Academy of Natural Sciences (Dinosaur Hall)
(open to registered conference attendees only)

Friday, October 18

All sessions take place at Dornsife Center Mansion/Carriage House/School, Drexel University

Coffee & Grab-and-Go Breakfast (7:30-8:15)

Session A Concurrent Panels (8:15-9:15)

Session B Concurrent Panels (9:30-10:30)

Coffee Break (10:30)

Session C Concurrent Panels (10:45-11:45)

Catered Lunch (11:45-1:30)

Session D Concurrent Panels (1:30-2:30)

Session E Concurrent Panels (2:45-3:45)

Shuttle to Irvine Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania campus

Networking Reception, appetizers and cash bar  (4:30-5:30)
Irvine Auditorium
(open to registered conference attendees only)

Keynote Address w/ Q&A, Carmen Kynard  (5:30-7:00)
Irvine Auditorium
(open to the public)

Saturday, October 21

All sessions take place at Dornsife Center Mansion/Carriage House/School, Drexel University

Coffee and Schmear It truck (7:45-8:45)

Session F Concurrent Panels  (8:45-9:45)

Session G Concurrent Panels (10:00-11:00)

Session H Concurrent Panels (11:15-12:15)

Travel to Behrakis Grand Hall, Drexel main campus (20 min walk/5 min shuttle)

Catered Awards Lunch and Keynote Address w/ Q&A, Paula Mathieu  (12:30-3:00)                         

  • Award for Outstanding College/Community Project in Community Writing  
  • Award for Outstanding Book in Community Writing  
  • Award for Distinguished Engaged Scholar in Community Writing  

Writers-in-Residence Reading and Performance  (3:00-3:30)     

Full Conference Reflective Writing, Discussion, and Action Steps with Carmen Kynard and Paula Mathieu   (3:30-4:30)