Candidate Visits for Assistant Director/Coordinator of Campus Writing Program

The Campus Writing Program is beginning the process of meeting with candidates for the Assistant Director and Coordinator positions that are currently open.  We are pleased to announce the following candidates will be on campus to interview and present their scholarly work.

We invite the MU community to attend any of the events listed below.  This page will update as schedules are arranged.

Christy Goldsmith

Curriculum vitae

Thursday, March 1, 2018

10:00 – 11:30am – Meet and Greet Reception, Conley House 1st Floor Conference Room (602 Sanford St.)

2:00pm – Scholarly/Theoretical talk: “Higher Education in the 21st century: WAC/WID in Times of Transition” (20 minutes with question/answer following), 205 Townsend Hall

2:45pm – Teaching/Professional Development presentation:  “Peer Review in the Undergraduate Classroom:  Scaffolding Academic Writing for Student Success”,  205 Townsend Hall


Nina Furstenau

Curriculum vitae

Monday, March 5, 2018

10:00 – 11:30am – Meet and Greet Reception, Conley House 1st Floor Conference Room (602 Sanford St.)

2:00pm – Scholarly/Theoretical talk: “Mizzou Culture:  A Deep Dive Opportunity for WAC/WID.” (20 minutes with question/answer following), 122 Townsend Hall

2:45pm – Teaching/Professional Development presentation:  “Words That Resonate:  Effective Writing Using the Senses.”  122 Townsend Hall


Mara Grayson

Curriculum vitae

Monday, March 12 – Tuesday, March 13, 2018

 



Cassandra Yacovazzi

Curriculum vitae

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

10:30am – 11:30am – Meet and Greet Reception, Conley House 1st Floor Conference Room (602 Sanford St.)

2:00pm – (305 Hill Hall) Scholarly/theoretical talk: “Maria Monk in the Era of Fake News: How WAC/WID Can Help Students Avoid Fake Stories of Yesterday and Today.” Dr. Yacovazzi will examine the media frenzy that surrounded the false allegations against convent life in the early nineteenth-century US and how a critical approach to print culture can make us less likely to be duped by fear mongering and propaganda.  (20 minutes with question/answer following)

3:00pm (109 Townsend Hall) – Teaching/Professional Development Presentation: “The Stories of Others: How Writing Can Foster Empathy, Knowledge, and Curiosity.” In this talk, Dr. Yacovazzi will discuss how oral history papers assigned in history classes have helped students engage in respectful dialogue with others and be more thoughtful and nuanced in their writing. The session will include a short interactive section.