The local colleges and universities are busy with upcoming special events, activities, executive appointments and achievements. Here is a listing of what’s on the agenda for the region’s higher learning institutions.
The Bard College Institute for Writing and Thinking’s (IWT) upcoming conference “Crafting, Composing, Conversing: The Writer’s Voice Reconsidered” will focus on the teaching practices that help students to develop their writerly voices.
This conference will welcome educators of all disciplines to Bard College’s Annandale campus on April 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Speaker Peter Elbow, the author of the bestselling books “Writing without Teachers and Writing with Power” and Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will deliver the keynote address.
The conference focuses on IWT writing-based teaching practices rooted in the interplay of written and spoken voices to explore voice as concept, craft, and conversation.