Just to throw something into the mix. Here's a link to a website announcing the fifth annual Scholarly Writing Retreat in Portland, Oregon.
I've seen announcements for the earlier sessions in previous years, and I've also found the concept intriguing. Now the Scholarly Writing Retreat is five days long, which is obviously way too long to work as a model for an Inkshed conference, but there may be some ideas that are useful for us. I for one would be quite keen to spend a whole day, indeed several days even, collaborating with other researcher-writers in moving papers-in-progress towards publication. That could turn out to be quite productive and fun.
For me, and again perhaps I'm being too frank, but anyway--after spending three intensive days at CASDW, an extra day or two for an Inkshed conference would have to be very, very different from CASDW to be of interest. What I mean is, it couldn't just be warmed-over CASDW conversations or mopping-up-after-CASDW activities. For me that wouldn't be something I would want to do, given the inevitable post-conference fatigue after three stimulating days of CASDW.
So, some more grist for the mill.
----- Original Message -----
From: Roger Graves <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2009 5:17 pm
Subject: Re: Inkshed 2010
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> Thanks, Shurli, for this--an excellent summary of the
> various people made.
> I think it is important to underscore that several of these
> could be operating at the same time or sequentially throughout
> day--a workshop on WAC consulting could be scheduled alongside
> publication workshop group in the morning, with two other
> sessions in
> the afternoon, for example.
> Since interest in Inkshed is to some extent dependent on the
> of events, the list of four topics below gives us a good
> point. Are there other ideas for the program beyond these four
> or can
> others see ways to refine these--under 2., for example,
> theoretical framework is of interest to our group?
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