WMWP Spring Symposium

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm

Westfield State University

The theme for this year's symposium is Instruments in a Common Band: Voice, Identity, and Respectful Dialogue.

Registration fee (including afternoon snacks and light supper: $30. Full-time undergraduate students: $20. Save the date!

4:00  Registration and refreshments
4:30  Session 1
5:45  Dinner and discussion
6:30  Session 2
7:45  Dessert and closing keynote with Dr. Sophia Sarigianides

Sophia Sarigianides is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Secondary English at Westfield State University. She studies the effects of constructs of adolescence in teacher thinking and in representations of "young adults" in young adult literature, as well as the role of race in English teaching. Recent research includes an ongoing examination of white teachers' efforts at anti-racist pedagogy in middle and high school teaching. Before coming to Westfield State University, Dr. Sarigianides taught graduate English Education courses at Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to her work in New York City, she taught secondary English at the middle and high school levels for ten years.

Details about the workshops coming soon!