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CBW At C’s!

Council on Basic Writing (CBW) 2011: We Are Not Alone

Strategic Coalition Building Across (Contested) Spaces Serving Basic Writers

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Atlanta, Georgia

Meeting Place: Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Room:  Room M304, Marquis Level

9:00—Featured Presentations

Setting the Stage: History and Future of Basic Writing

Mary Soliday, San Francisco State University

Rebecca Mlynarczyk, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY

9:45—Panelists and Discussion

Strategic Collaboration Across Disciplinary and Institutional Cultures: Coalition Building, Strategic Instruction, and Grantsmanship, Melissa Ianetta and Joseph Turner, University of Delaware

Building Campus Coalitions: A Case Study, Rachel Rigolino and Penny Freel, SUNY New Paltz

Basic Writing and Community Colleges: Another Open Admissions Context, Wendy Olson, Washington State University


Stating Our Mission

Steve Lamos, University of Colorado‐Boulder

1:00—Panelists and Discussion

Building Coalitions with Student Support Services, Lizbeth A. Bryant and Miranda Morley, Purdue University‐Calumet

Basic Writing among the Natives, or How to Change Survive a Program from the Inside, Michael D. Hill, Henry Ford CC

Empowering Basic Writing Faculty through Strategic Relationship Building, Jessica Schreyer, University of Dubuque

2:00—Featured Presentation

The Local Matters: Defining “Basic” in Local Contexts

Kelly Ritter, University of North Carolina‐Greensboro

3:00‐4:30—Roundtable Discussions

Toward Recommendations for CBW

4:30‐5:00—Group Discussion

Recommendations for CBW

We will be live blogging the sessions here at CBW Blog.

We will also encourage participants to use the hashtag #CBW2011 on Twitter, if you’d like to follow along!

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