October 2-3, 2012: a Writing Summit (Dartmouth College)

Sep 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Archives

In the beautiful autumn of New Hampshire, at Dartmouth College

Free and open to the public; designed for faculty and students

The Summit, in honor of the 45th anniversary of the original 1966 Dartmouth Seminar, will focus on writing’s power and importance in the world today.
It will feature four keynote speakers known for their public writing in different fields and four national respondents from composition studies, along with four Dartmouth respondents from the speakers’ fields.

The discussions will be moderated by Joseph Harris, Duke University, who will also offer the opening talk.

Keynotes:
Katherine Bergeron (music), David McCullough (history), Hortense Spillers (cultural studies), Steve Strogatz (mathematics).

Composition studies respondents:
Patricia Bizzell (College of the Holy Cross), Keith Gilyard (Penn State University), Kathi Yancey (Florida State University), Maria Jerskey (LaGuardia Community College/CUNY).

(Registration website information will be noted on the final announcement. Blocks of hotel rooms are available, at rates from $110 to $132 a night, October 1st and/or 2nd, at three hotels in neighboring White River Junction, Vermont).

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