INKSHED CONFERENCE XVI
Finding each other in a hall of mirrors:
negotiating goals and values in language.
MAY 6-9 1999
MONT GABRIEL, QUEBEC
THURSDAY MAY 6TH
Bus leaves Montreal approx. 2.45 and Dorval approx. 3.30 for Mont Gabriel
Registration at Mont Gabriel, 5.00-6.30; Dinner, 6.30-8.00
Pedagogy, expectations, and personal values, 8.00-10.00 p.m.
- Stan Straw, Sam Baardman, Laura Atkinson, Pat Sadowy: "Lost in the fun house: Negotiating colliding values
in literary instruction" (Inkshedding included)
- Doug Brent, "Students' expectations of web-text"
FRIDAY MAY 7TH
Exploring values across generations, 9.00-10.25 a.m.
- Betty Holmes and Chris Holmes, "Teaching Past to Teaching Future: A dialogue" (Inkshedding included)
- Anamaria Klein, "Children's vernacular: An invented language"
- Pat Dias, "Children as initiators of language and culture"
- Anne Hunt, Pam Whitty, Pam Nason, Lynda Homer, "The literacy of the home"
Imposing values on oral cultures, 10.40-11.35 a.m.
- Ali Abdi, "Oral societies and colonial experiences: Sub-Saharan Africa and the de facto power of the written
- Anthony Paré and Laura Mastronardi, "Fun house mirrors: Stories of distortion and disruption in
The study of literature: whose values count? 11.45 a.m.-12.30 p.m.
- Martin Behr, "Recurrent patterns in Canadian Inuit testimonio"
- Dorothy Turner, "Negotiating ideas of the Mediterranean"
Language goals in the multicultural classroom, 2.00-3.00 p.m.
- Patrick Allen, "Language and communication in the multicultural classroom"
- Josée Makropoulos, "Finding the balance in Ontario immersion programs: Addressing the needs of
francophone students from multi-bilingual family backgrounds"
- Margaret Procter, "Holding the wire: Working via e-mail with ESL learners"
Workplace values and professional identity, 8.00-9.00 p.m.
- Ralph Harris, "Real and metaphorical bridges for the teaching of engineering communications"
- Janet Blatter, "Only connect: the role of 'off-task' free-writing in teaching engineering technical communication"
- Natasha Artemeva and Janna Fox, "Through the looking glass: indentifying causes of the Alice-syndrome
in undergraduate engineering writers"
SATURDAY MAY 8TH
Business expertise and academic goals, 9.00-10.15 a.m.
- Rick Coe and K.J. Peters, "The pedagogy of writing beyond the classroom"
- Andrea Williams, "Negotiating conflicting definitions of literacy: Business literacy at ATC Corps"
- Jamie MacKinnon, "Expertise, rhetoric and ethics"
Cultural survival and personal narrative, 10.30-11.15 a.m.
- Hourig Attarian, "Voice prints: Oral history in the classroom: a case study with Armenian genocide survivors"
- Samia Costandi, "Cultural bridges and student testimonies"
Silence and the goals of power, 11.25 a.m. -12.35 p.m.
- Lorri Neilsen, "To publish and to perish: Collusions/collisions/coercions" (Inkshedding included)
- Donna Lee Smith, "Mirror, mirror on the wall: Who's the cruellest of them all? The world judges a nation
by how she treats her First Nations people" (Inkshedding included)
Negotiating curriculum goals, 2.00-3.00 p.m.
- Joan Page and Gail Vanstone, "ESL and business: Political and pedagogical goals"
- Sharon Josephson, "A cross-cultural course"
- Winston Emery and Audrey Berner, "Negotiation through talk: Developing a course of study"
Reflections and interpretations, 3.15-4.45 p.m.
- Linda Behan and Marcia Dickson, "The stories students tell us"
- Bill Boswell, "Seniors' stories"
- Jane Milton and Patricia Golubev, "Culture of the deaf; culture of the hearing"
- Jean Mason and Charlotte Hussey, "Through the looking glass: Language meets body-language" (Inkshedding
Talent Night, 8.45 p.m. - whenever ....
SUNDAY MAY 9TH, 10.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m.
Review; Business Meeting; Planning for Inkshed XVII
Bus leaves 1.00 to arrive at Dorval at approximately 2.00 and Montreal at 2.45