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Celebration of Writing

Celebration of Writing

Join the Spalding Library + Academic Commons and the QEP in celebrating student writing. There will be 5 panels of student and faculty readings between 11 and 1 on Thursday, April 19th on the second floor of the library. Free lunch will be provided. 


Dedication of Academic Commons

10:45 a.m. President Tori Murden McClure

Interdisciplinary Panels

11:00-11:45 a.m. Embodying America: Cultural Reflections and Critiques

  • Savasia Thompson, “I Am” and “My America"
  • Angel Gutierrez, “The American Dream”
  • Roxanne Franco, “Prevalence of Childhood and Adult Obesity as Stated by the Healthy People 2020 Initiatives”
  • Brittany Gray, “Interdisciplinary Approach to Celebration of Life Ritual”

11:45 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Damsels, Safety, & Forbidden Planets: Gender in Popular Culture

  • Alexa Moncibaez, “Damsel-in-Distress & The Sweet Escape”
  • Paige McWilliams, “Stay Safe” and “If You Gather a Group of Women”
  • Sally Rother, “Forbidden Planet: The Future-Movie of the Past”

12:20-1:00 p.m. Discovering the Self through Writing

  • Lisa Kiper, “Writing Inc.”
  • Terry Wilkerson, Jr., Volcano Boy
  • Jessica Nelson, “The Slap Sentence”
  • Jonathan Siason, “By the Sea, Sun-kissed Children”

Business and Social Work Panels

11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Analysis and Strategy in the Corporate World

  • Jordan Emily, “Strategic Evaluation: Love the Hungry”
  • Bryce Spalding, “Marketing Audit: Cincinnati Reds”
  • April Troutman, “Problems in Paradise”
  • Matthew Harper, “Marketing Audit: MVMT Men’s Watches”

12:15-1:00 p.m. Writing for Good: How Collaborative Revision Serves the Community

  • Cynthia Conley, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor
  • Laneshia Conner, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor
  • Stacy Deck, PhD, MSSW, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Education

Closing Remarks

1:00 p.m. Dr. Mistalene Calleroz-White, Undergraduate Dean

Related LibGuide: QEP Writing Through Revision by Sydney Black

Thursday, April 19, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm
Academic Commons (2nd Floor)
Spalding University
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Event Organizer

Jeff Shenton