Faculty invited to Writing at Miami Symposium

Faculty are invited to the Writing at Miami Symposium Monday, Oct. 20, offered by the Roger and Joyce L. Howe Center for Writing Excellence.

The Howe Center faculty grant recipients and students will present to attendees how colleagues are using writing to enhance student learning.

The symposium coincides with Oct. 20 being The National Day on Writing. It will feature five lectures from professionals in the fields of English, psychology, anthropology and women, gender and sexuality studies.

The symposium will take place noon–5 p.m. Oct. 20 in Dolibois Rooms A and B in Shriver Center. The schedule is as follows:

  • Noon - Lunch and Welcome (Kate Ronald, director, Howe Center for Writing Excellence and Carolyn Haynes, associate provost)
  • 12:30 p.m. - Katie Johnson, English, and Caroline Hill, former student, “From Stage to Page: Writing Theatre Reviews”
  • 1:15 p.m. - Amy Summerville, psychology, “Professional Writing in Consumer Psychology: Creating Real Connections and Applications”
  • 1:45 p.m. - Amity Noltemeyer, educational psychology, “Graduate Student Thesis Writing Workshop and Support”
  • 2:15 p.m. - Break
  • 2:30 p.m. - Madelyn Detloff, women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, and Nora McVey, student, “Writing with a Purpose: Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Communication in WGS/AAA/AMS/BWS/LAS 211”
  • 3:15 p.m. - Mark Allen Peterson, anthropology, Julia Guichard, theatre, and Jaden Peterson, “Writing Tips on Video Clips”
  • 4 p.m. - Reception

To RSVP for the lunch/reception, contact Loretta Parker (