Schedule, Registration, Accomodations

Register for the conference HERE!


Date: Friday, March 23, 2018, 8:00am – 6:00 pm

Location: Eck Visitors Center, University of Notre Dame

Overnight Accommodations: For overnight guests, including students, very reasonable campus accommodations are available at the Sacred Heart Parish Center.

Conference Schedule

8:00-9:00am Registration/Informal Breakfast/Meet and Greet

9:00-9:15am Welcome: Dr. Maria McKenna

9:15-10:00am Keynote: Dr. Julie Turner, “Twenty Five years of Lessons Learned from Studying Motivation in our Classrooms”

10:00-11:00am Activist Session: “Write Now! A Greene-inspired Approach to Staking Your Claim in Public Debates”, led by Dr. April Lidinsky

11:00-11:15am Break

11:15-12:00pm Youth-Led Workshop: Developing Voices with/in Young People

12:00-1:15pm Lunch/Break (Provided for all participants)DSC00227

1:15-2:00pm Spotlight Lecture: Dr. Kevin Burke,  “Youth Participatory Action Research and Universities: Citizenship in the Making”

2:00-2:45pm Activist Session: “Conversations in Community”, this session takes participants into Stuart’s core questions of argumentation–“So what?” and “Who cares?”, led by Dr. Connie Snyder Mick

2:45-3:00pm Break

3:00-3:45pm “TED-ish” Talks: Lightning Fast Reflections of students and colleagues, “Five lessons I learned from Dr. Stuart Greene, literacy expert and community lover, that the world could benefit from learning too…”

3:45-4:00pm Conference Reflection and Keynote Introduction: Dr. Dianne Pinderhughes

4:00-4:45pm Keynote: Dr. Ernest Morrell, “Literacy, Equity, and Democracy”

4:45-5:00pm Closing Remarks

5:00-6:30pm Retirement Reception honoring Dr. Stuart Greene for campus community and conference participants.

Note: Conference will run without competing sessions to maximize participant interaction and learning across disciplines, ages, and “status.”  All sessions are open to the public, faculty, staff, and students. We would love to have you come for the day, but events can stand alone as opportunities to participate.  For those of you needing professional development credit, conference organizers can provide a certificate of attendance for 8 hours.


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