Lifespan Publications and Presentations

Publications

Book: Talk, Tools, and Texts: A Logic-in-Use for Studying Lifespan Literate Action DevelopmentPractices and Possibilities Series.  WAC Clearinghouse / University Press of Colorado2019.

Edited Collection: Approaches to Lifespan Writing Research: Generating Murmurations Toward an Actionable Coherence.  (co-edited with Talinn Phillips).  Perspectives on Writing Series.  WAC Clearinghouse / University Press of Colorado.  In Press.

Articles and Chapters:

Faith, Squirrels, and Artwork: The Expansive Agency of Textual CoordinationLiteracy in Composition Studies 6(2): 76-93.

Always Already Relocalized: The Protean Nature of Context in Lifespan Writing (with Anna Smith). In T. Phillips and R. Dippre (Eds.) Approaches to Lifespan Writing Research: Steps Toward an Actionable Coherence.  In Press.

Haikus, Lists, Submarine Maintenance, and Star Trek: Tracing the Rambling Paths of Writing Development.  In C. Anson, C. Bazerman, D. Brandt, M. Brinkschulte, B. Dilger, C. Donahue, D. Dryer, & J. Wolfe (Eds.) The Expanding Universe of Writing Studies: Higher Education Writing Research.  Peter Lang.  In Press.

Stabilizing the Unstable: Exploring the Histories, Practices, and Literate Actions of Writers at the Aging Stage of Life.  Writing and Pedagogy.  Accepted.

Radically Longitudinal, Radically Contextual: The Lifespan as a Focus for Longitudinal Writing Research (with Talinn Phillips)  In J. Fishman and A. Kimme Hea (Eds.)  Telling Stories: Perspectives on Longitudinal Writing Research.  Chapter Under Review.

Reports:

Inaugural lifespan writing research conference report (2018)

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Dippre, R. (2018, May).  Operationalizing a Lifespan Orientation: Charting Paths Forward in Theory and Methods.  Plenary Presentation at the Inaugural Writing through the Lifespan Conference.  Athens, Ohio.

Dippre, R. (2018, April).  Moments, Patterns, and Practices: Constructing a Foundational Infrastructure for Studying Writing through the Lifespan.  Keynote address at the Red de Lectura y Escritura en Educación Superior Conference in Feria del Libro de Bogota.  Bogota, Colombia.

Conference Presentations

Smith, A., & Dippre, R. (2020, July). Addressing the Protean Nature of Context in Lifespan Writing Research. Presentation at the Lifespan Writing Online Conference.

Phillips, T., & Dippre, R. (2020, July).  Radically Contextual, Radically Longitudinal: Growing Lifespan Writing Research.  Presentation at the Lifespan Writing Online Conference.

Dippre, R. (2019, March).  Framing the Individuated Actor Sociologically: The Ghastly Blending of Grounded Theory and Ethnomethodology.  Presentation at the Conference on College Composition and Communication.  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dippre, R. (2018, June).  Writing and Agency in Old Age: Methodologies to Challenge a Curriculum of Aging.  Presentation at the Inaugural Writing through the Lifespan Conference.  Athens, Ohio.

Dippre, R. & Smith, A. (2018, June).  Tracing Contexts’ Development in Longitudinal Studies of Writing.  Presentation at the Inaugural Writing through the Lifespan Conference.  Athens, Ohio.

Dippre, R. & Smith, A. (2018, April).  Tracing Contexts’ Development Across Time.  Presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Convention.  New York, New York.

Dippre, R. (2018, March).  Faith, Comics, and History: The Stabilizing Force of Textual Coordination.  Presentation at the Conference on College Composition and Communication.  Kansas City, Missouri.

Dippre, R. (2017, March).  Ongoing Renovation: Exploring the Development of Literate Action through an Ethnomethodological Lens.  Presentation at the Conference on College Composition and Communication.  Portland, Oregon.

Dippre, R. (2016, August).  “I’m not the same person”: Tracing laminated literate practices through times, places, and selves.  Presentation at the 50th Anniversary Dartmouth Conference.  Hanover, New Hampshire.

Dippre, R. (2017, May).  Exploring Writing at the Aging Stage of Life.  Presentation at the Regional Conference on College Composition and Communication.  Boston, Massachusetts.

Dippre, R. (2016, March).  Talk, Tools, and Text: Exploring the Totality of the Literate Experience.  Presentation for the UMaine Department of English Faculty Speaker Series.  Orono, Maine.