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2019
Saturday, April 6th
9:00 AM

State Meeting: Indiana

ECWCA Administrators

Executive Dining Room

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

State Meeting: Michigan

ECWCA Administrators

Alumni Center North (Star Trek Room)

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

State Meeting: Neighbors and Friends

ECWCA Administrators

Alumni Boardroom

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

State Meeting: Ohio

ECWCA Administrators

Auditorium

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

10:00 AM

Beyond English: Steps Toward Multilingual, Culturally-Sustaining Writing Centers

Keira Hambrick, The Ohio State University

Alumni Boardroom

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Considering Stakeholder (Mis)Perceptions of Writing Center Work

Libby Anthony, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College
Dan Lawson, Central Michigan University

M2300

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Creative writing as a tool for identity expression and exploration

Brandilyn Worrell

M2320

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Evolving with Access: An Analysis of Accessibility in the Writing Center Community

Jenelle Dembsey

Deeds Boardroom

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Fighting Racism and Navigating Burnout: Supporting Marginalized Consultants Doing Social Justice Work in Writing Centers

Varshini Balaji, IUPUI
Bella Ramirez, IUPUI

M2225

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Preparing to Fly: Adaptation & Diversity in Writing Centers

Destiney Phillips
Kristen Fallon

Deeds Boardroom

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Progressing into the Future with Unity: A Mentor/Mentee Program for Writing Center Consultants

Abigail Woodward, Indiana University Southeast
Rebecca Von Allmen, Indiana University Southeast

M2320

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Shifting Our Perspective: Disrupting Institutional Expectations Around Writing

Ayla Hull

Auditorium

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stranger Than Fiction: The Training Program Couldn’t Prepare Me for This!

Olivia Miller, University of Michigan Flint
Sarah Kenny, University of Michigan Flint

M2265

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tailoring Tutoring to Clients’ Native Languages and the Benefits of Code-Switching in the Writing Lab

Gentry Lee

Alumni Boardroom

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Perspective of Multilingual Consultants: A Study of the Writing Center's Most Underrepresented Group

Evelynne La

Alumni Boardroom

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Uncertain Horizons: Improving Accessibility in Writing Centers for Writers with Mental Disabilities

Andrew Appleton Pine

Deeds Boardroom

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

When Imagination and Metaphor Soar: Poets as Writing Center Directors

Julie Moore
Shanna Powlus Wheeler, Lycoming College

M2320

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

11:15 AM

A Usage Study of the Write Place at the University of Dayton

Emily Stainbrook

Alumni Boardroom

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Compulsory Friendliness: When Writing Centers Enforce Customer Service Emotional Labor

Amory Orchard, Indiana University - East

Deeds Boardroom

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Declassifying Writing Center Practices and Pedagogies

Rachel Carroll
Alyssa Chartrand, Marian University - Indianapolis
Ragan Williams, Marian University - Indianapolis
Therese Miller, Marian University - Indianapolis

Alumni Boardroom

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Dropping Preconceived Ideas in Order to Help Writers Soar: Using Improv Techniques in Tutor Training

Dawn Hershberger

Deeds Boardroom

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Flying by the Seat of Our Pants: Conversations of Comfort, Motivation, and Building Safe Spaces at an All-Male Campus

Zachery Koppelmann, Wabash
Caleb Dickey, Wabash College
Jacob Riley, Wabash College
Dei'Marlon Scisney, Wabash
Austin Hood, Wabash College
Joel Gunderman, Wabash College
Matthew Mosak, Wabash College

M2300

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Influence of warm and positive interactions on students’ sense of belonging and overall experience in the writing center

Marie Freibergs, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

M2225

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Plagiarism Grounds Our Writers; Let’s Provide Clearance and Ground Control to Keep Them Aflight!

Patti Tylka

Auditorium

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

(Re)inventing Social Empowerment: A Writing Center Workshop Model to Promote Community Engagement

Josh Cianek, Saginaw Valley State University

M2320

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Slippage Across Narratives, Story as Theory, and Multiple Perspectives in our Peer Writing Tutor/Consultant Research Project

Grace Rosenbarger, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Marilee Brooks Gillies, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

M2265

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

“’The Knack of Flying’: One Tutor’s Story of Coordinating Two Community Writing Centers”

Emma Kirsch, Saginaw Valley State University

M2320

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

To Better Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk: The Evolution of a Peer Consultant Training Program

Claire Crane, Marietta College

Deeds Boardroom

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

“Wright-ing / Writing / Righting the Way: A Tutor’s Reflective Journals on Her Work in a Regional Prison”

Samantha Geffert, Saginaw Valley State University

M2320

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

12:30 PM

Closing Luncheon

ECWCA Administrators

Riverview Cafe (Cafeteria Dining Room)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM