First Annual Conference
Writing for Social Change
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Keynote Address:

Chip Ward, "Change the Story from Wealth to Health."
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012, 10:00-11:15am, LI 120.

Conference Schedule, Tuesday, November 13th

8:30-9:45 - Writing workshop with Chip Ward and students (Writing Center, LI 208).

9:00-9:45 - Registration/Breakfast (Lakeview Room LI 425)

10:00-11:15 - Keynote Address by Chip Ward (LI 120)

11:30-1:00 - Luncheon / Book Signing (Lakeview Room LI 425)

1:00: 2:15 - Panel Session I

Women in Media - Chair: Justin Larsen (LA 116)

  • Melissa Cadet - "The Real You vs. The Media"
  • Saundra Hall - "Romance and Women: A Lethal Combination"
  • Alejandra Ramos-Escobar - "If It's Not Broken, Fix It Anyways"

Spaces of (M)othering - Chair: Wioleta Fedeczko (LA 027)

  • Tierra Healy - "Diapers and Diplomas"
  • Angela Aagard - "Religious Tolerance"
  • Joyce Mitchell - "Caring For Our Dead, Our Final Act of Love"

Environment, Peoplemand Animals - Chair: Catherine Ashton (LI 208)

  • Daniel Oler - "Put a Stamp on Wetland Conservation"
  • Branden Rosenlof - "Nutrition Ecology: Eating for a Better Earth"
  • Diana Webber - "Bitches and Bulls: Examining Social Connections between Animal Rights and Gender Equality"

Poetry for Social Change - Chair: Laura Hamblin (LI 120)

  • Rob Carney - "By Aiming at Your Guts and Heart, I'm Trying to Change Your Mind"

2:30-3:45 - Panel Session II

Minorities in Culture - Chair: Nathan Gorelick (LA 007)

  • William Ng - "The Correlate Relationship between Education and Poverty"
  • Brittany Erin Bailey - "International Oversights in Feminism"
  • Kimberlee Rodeback - "The Rhetoric of Native American Discrimination"

Child Advocacy - Chair: Rick McDonald (LA 208)

  • Ammon Medina - "Assembly of a Father"
  • Shirley Page - "Relational Bullying: What Is It? What is Being Done About It?"
  • Krystal Yorgason - "If We Won't Who Will? Taking Care of Our Children in the Court System"

College Writing for Social Change - Chair: Deborah Marrott (LA 209)

  • Jacqueline Preston & Faculty Panel - "Writing for Social Change: Project-Based Approaches to Research, Writing, and Rhetoric"

4:00-5:15 - Panel Session III

Revisionist Histories - Chair: Mary Allen (LA 007)

  • Roger Blonquist and Student Panel - "Documenting the Mountain Meadows Massacre and Camp Floyd"

Victims' Rights & Victimology - Chair: Julie Nichols (LI 208)

  • Harmony Jovet - "Protecting the Rights of Victims of Violent Crime"
  • Sharon Dauwalder - "Unity with Philanthropy"
  • Jordan McAllister - "Integrity in Democratic Journalism: A Critical Review of Kony 2012"

Immigrants and Refugees - Chair: Mark Pepper (LA 102)

  • Laura Hamblin - "Voices of Iraqi Refugees"
  • Hilda Aders - "What Are the Odds?: Do Not Be a Bad Immigrant Statistic"
  • Curtis Greenwood - "Humanizing Illegal Immigrants"