Jun 23, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016
2016 Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (AEPL) Conference on "Deep Reading: Reinventing Identity through Imagination."
Thursday, June 23
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Dr. Robert Waxler: "Deep Reading and Changing Lives through Literature"
Dr. Vajra Watson: "Our Write to Heal: The Art, Science, and Soul of Transformative Classrooms"
Food: Buffet dinner (no charge for UMD Graduate Students)
Friday, June 24; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location 1: Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth Campus
Dr. Jane Tompkins: "Reading as a Medium for Discovery"
Dr. Ricardo Rosa: "Literacy and High-Stakes' Testing Disaster Education: The Detaining of Minds and the Arresting of Minds"
Dr. Maureen Hall: "Deep Reading and Democracy"
Food: Breakfast and Lunch (No charge for UMD Graduate Students)
Location 2: Ayur-Shri Indian Restaurant, 387 State Road, Dartmouth, MA
Time: 6:00- 8:00 p.m.
(Graduate Students: $25 charge)
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Gooseberry Island, Westport, MA
Event Sunrise Ceremony Facilitated by Libby Jones and Maureen Hall
Time: Sunrise (more information to follow)
Location 2: Friends Academy School, 1088 Tucker Road, Dartmouth, MA
Time: 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
Food: Breakfast from New York Bagel (Graduate students: $10)
Event: Concurrent Sessions
New York Bagel Boxed Lunches (Graduate students: $10)
Location 3: New Bedford Art Museum, 608 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Event: Workshop by UMD Art Educators Kristi Oliver and Allison Cywin
"Deep Seeing: Using Visual Thinking Strategies to Inspire Narratives"
Location 4: Colo Colo Gallery, 101 W Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA
Time: 4-6 p.m.
Event: Art Opening: UMD's Meaghan Gates (Ceramic Artist)
Wine and Cheese (No charge for UMD Graduate Students)
Location 5: Bayside Restaurant, 1253 Horseneck Road, Westport, MA
Time: 6:30- 8:30 p.m.
(Graduate Students: $25)