Embodied Acts of Reflection and Renewal

By Joelle Mann Last week we came together for a webinar of reflective and responsive practice organized by SUNY Council on Writing Board Members Amy Beth Wright (Purchase College), Katelynn DeLuca (SUNY Farmingdale), Tom Friedrich (SUNY Plattsburgh), along with Mitch Morris, Director of College Writing at Purchase College. Maintaining a commitment to creative, relational expression,Continue reading “Embodied Acts of Reflection and Renewal”

Reimagining Possibilities For Student Support

Following the March shutdown, SUNY Jefferson devised new strategies for offering holistic and transformative support to students. By Amy Beth Wright Our August 13 webinar convened administrators and educators from Jefferson Community College (SUNY Jefferson)—the composition of the panel was representative of the panel’s message: With focused and intentional collaboration between faculty and administration, theContinue reading “Reimagining Possibilities For Student Support”

Fall Conference Update and Upcoming Summer Webinars

The SUNY Council on Writing regrets that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 fall conference will be postponed. This year’s conference would have been held at SUNY Oswego in late October in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Council’s inception.  We look forward to meeting again in person in 2021, when we canContinue reading “Fall Conference Update and Upcoming Summer Webinars”

Sound Writing and Literary Affordances

This post was originally published on September 23, 2019 by pedagogyandamericanliterarystudies. Sonic Pasts and Literary Affordances When I teach Jennifer Egan’s A Visit From the Goon Squad (2010), I am visited by the resounding goons of our literary past. Aside from being a satire that explores the shift from digital to analog music in the late-twentieth century, Egan’s polyphonicContinue reading “Sound Writing and Literary Affordances”