POW 2018 Schedule Summary


Join us next September!


NOTE: This schedule is from 2018, and is provided here as an example of what's possible.
The 2019 will not be exactly the same.

Special thanks to Goddard College for underwriting the 2018 conference!

Thursday, October 11th

Pre-Conference

4 - 6 pm — Arrival and Check-in (for pre-conference events)

6 - 7 — Dinner

7 - 9 — Evening Program (TBD)

Friday, October 12th

7:30 - 8:30 am — Breakfast

9:30 - 11:30 — Morning Keynoter Pre-Conf. Workshops

P1.  Resilience Through the Power of Words: Storytelling for Empowerment, Inclusion, and Identity — Amy Oestreicher

12 - 1 pm — Lunch

1:15 - 3:15 — Afternoon Keynoter Pre-Conf. Workshops

P2. Creative Collaboration: Dissecting #MeWe Mohsin Moh Ud Din

3:30 - 5:30 — Late Afternoon Keynoter Pre-Conf. Workshops

P3. Wound Dwelling: Writing the Survivor Body(ies) — Jennifer Patterson

Conference

4 - 6 — Arrival & Check-in (for conference)

6 - 7 — Dinner

7 - 9:30 — Opening Ceremony & Keynote Presentations

Amy Oestricher — Creative Resilience: Transforming and Sharing Our Stories Through the Arts to Heal from Trauma

Jennifer Patterson — Living in Liminality: Working with the Wounds of Trauma, Altered States & Poison Medicine

9:45 - 11 — Night Owls: Open Mic Reading

Saturday, October 13th

7:30 - 8:30 am — Breakfast

8:30 - 9:15 — Talking Circles

9:30 - 11 — Workshop Series #1

1A. Storytelling: Urdu Poetics and Classical Indian Dance Inspired Expression — Neena Massey

1B. Real Life, Whole Self Facilitation for Liberation and Transformation — Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

1C. How Stories Came to Be: Folktale as Experimental Personal-Narrative Prompt — Lyn Ford

1D. Working with Vets 101 — Valerie Stemac, Lovella Calica

1E. Inside Out: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Dumpster —Barbara Mudd, Anne Parsons Marchant

11:15 - 12 pm — Workshop Series #2

2A. Wound, Shadow, Dreams and NarrativeLise Weil

2B. Heather Forest Storytelling Concert: Wisdom Tales from Around the World — Heather Forest

2C. A Co-Created Landscape — Barbara Bloomfield

2D. Rest x Choice (Rest by Choice) — Beth Turner

2E. Journey Through Teen Hell, 2 Perspectives (Father and Son) — Mike Seliger and Danny Seliger

12 - 1 — Lunch

TLAN Class & Certification Luncheon (for those interested)

1:15 - 2:45 — Workshop Series #3

3A. Discovering and Sharing Your Sacred Story for Social Change — Liz Burke-Cravens

3B. Papa, Come Dance with Me Again! — Joseph Galata

3C. Talking to Crickets — Ronda Miller

3D. Between Genres: Defying Form and Discovering Self — Seema Reza

3E. Interbeing: A Walking Meditation — Mary F. Wright

3 - 4 — Workshop Series #4

4A. The Power of Words/The Power of Silence: Practicing Oral History for Social Change — Liz Medina

4B. Community Storyteller: Entertaining and Empowering the Community through Stories — Karen Pillsworth

4C. Can we Teach Empathy? The Use of Reflective Writing to Bridge the Divide between Healthcare Providers and Patients — Karen Gold

4D. A Time Clock World — Ray Gray

4E. The Dreamer's Art — Gillian Whittle

4 - 6 — Choose your own adventure:

4 - 5 — Returning Home: Goddard Reception

4 - 6 — Healing Body Work available by appointment

4 - 5:15 — TLAN Council Meeting

5:15 - 6 — TLAN Council Interest Meeting

6 - 7 — Dinner

7 - 8:30 — Scholarship Fund Auction & Keynote Presentations

Mohsin Mohi Ud Din — Notes from #MeWe: Storytelling as a Tool for Healing and Community-Building

8:45  - 10:30 — Coffee House of Wonder: Open Mic

8:45 - 10:30 — Bonfire

Sunday, October 14th

7:30 - 8:30 am — Breakfast

8:30 - 9:15 — Talking Circles

9:30 - 11 — Workshop Series #5

5A. Under Our Skin: Telling and Transforming Personal Narratives of the Body — Angie Ebba

5B. Creating the Character Called "I" — Rachel Gabriel

5C. How Stories and Ideas Work Together to Make a Great Talk — Doug Lipman

5D. Let Us Lift the Heart of Your Poem off the Page: A Playback Theatre and Poetry Workshop — Kelly DuMar and Franci DuMar

5E. And I Howl at the Moon: Reflections on Engaged Spirituality — Vanita Leatherwood

11:15 - 12pm — Panel: TLA in Community Organizing for Social Change — Seema Reza, Noradeen Farlekas, Mike Seliger

12:00 - 12:30 — Closing Circle

12:30 - 1 — Lunch

"The Transformative Language Arts Network" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Kansas, P.O. Box 442633, Lawrence, KS 66044

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