Calls And Responses: Teaching, Writing, and Community Schedule

Teaching, Writing and Community

All Friday and Saturday sessions are in the
Vandeberg Auditorium at the Pyle Center.

Thursday, April 25

9:30-10:45 am —Afro-American Studies 156: A  Retrospective

NOTE: session in 145 Birge Hall
Craig Werner, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alexander Shashko, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, Streaming Media Magazine

Friday, April 26

1-3 pm —Afro-American Studies and the Legacy of Nellie McKay

John  Gruesser (moderator), Sam Houston State University
with Malin Pereira, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Eli Goldblatt, Temple University
Jane Splawn, Livingston College (in absentia)
Tessa Lowinske Desmond, Princeton University
Keisha Watson, Community College of Philadelphia
Shanna Benjamin, Grinnell College
Howard Moore, University of Wisconsin-Madison

3-5 pm —Communities:  A Keynote Conversation

Steve Kantrowitz (moderator), UW-Madison
Tim Tyson, Duke University
David Ikard, Vanderbilt University
Leah Mirakhor, Yale University

5 – 7 pm – Dinner on your own

7 pm —Blues, Gospel, Jazz: Music and/as Community

C.J. Janovy (moderator), Kansas City Public Radio
Dave Marsh, Sirius Radio
Lauren Onkey, Music Director, National Public Radio
Charles Hughes, Rhodes College
Yorel Lashley, Drum Power
Dave Gilbert, Mars Hill College

Saturday, April 27

8:30-10:15 am —We Gotta Get Out of This Place: Veteran Voices

Heather Stur (moderator), University of Southern Mississippi
Tom Deits, Vietnam veteran
Anthony Black, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Doug Bradley, Vietnam veteran
William Schuth, Iraq veteran

10:30—12:15 pm —Beyond the Classroom

Kevin Mullen (moderator), UW-Madison Odyssey Project
Sagashus Levingston, Infamous Mothers Project
Craig McConnell, California State-Fullerton
Kim Miller, Wheaton College
Bianca Martin, Producer 1-A

12:15 – 1:45 pm —Lunch on your own

1:45Calls, Responses, Reflections
Remarks by Craig Werner, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2-3:30 pm —Writing and/as Collaboration

Danielle McGuire (moderator), Wayne State University
Eric Pritchard, SUNY-Buffalo
Chris Teuton, University of Washington

3:30- 4 pm – Refreshments

4 pm —Calls and Responses: A Closing Conversation

Alexander Shashko (moderator), UW-Madison
Roberto Rivera, Chief Empowerment Officer, 7 Mindsets
Ed Pavlic, University of Georgia
Rhea Lathan, Florida State University

All events are free and open to the public.