Conferences & Institutes

CFP: 2016 IWCA Conference

Download a PDF copy of the CFP here. Friday, October 14–Sunday, October 16 In 1983, the forerunner to the IWCA, the National ...

CFP: 2016 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing

It’s for Everyone: The Inclusive Writing Center Website: http://pugetsound.edu/ncptw2016 We especially welcome presentations that consider linkages between the writing center and critical ...

Registration Open for the 2016 IWCA Summer Institute

The 14th annual Summer Institute will take place in Bryan, Texas on June 5-10, 2016 at the historic La Salle ...

IWCA @ CCCC Collaborative 2016

April 6, 2016 in Houston Overview of the 2016 Collaborative During last year’s Collaborative,  writing center scholars—from high school writing tutors to ...

The Eighth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia

Tsuda College, in conjunction with the Writing Centers Association of Japan and the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), ...

2015-2016 Conference Calendar

United States Regional Affiliate Conferences East Central Conference Theme Multiple Modes, Multiple Mediums, Multiple Literacies: Writing Center Work Today Dates March 4-6, 2016 Location University of Mount ...

Getting the Most from Your Conference Experience, compiled by Jasmine Kar Tang and Katie Levin

Attending the IWCA Collaborative, CCCC, or a regional conference in the spring? Read Jasmine Kar Tang's and Katie Levin's guide ...

News and Announcements

International Writing Centers Week Events and Activities

Twitter chat during IWCW: Tuesday, February 16, at 9pm ET/6pm PT using the hashtag #writingcenter. Our theme is “Advice for New Tutors.” The chat will be moderated by Kay Halasek (@KHalasek) and her Issues and Methods in Tutoring Writing class from Ohio State University, as well as Margaret Lundberg (@UWTTLC) from University of Washington – […]

Conferences & Institutes

CFP: 2016 IWCA Conference

Download a PDF copy of the CFP here. Friday, October 14–Sunday, October 16 In 1983, the forerunner to the IWCA, the National Writing Centers Association, held its first meeting in Denver, Colorado. At the time, before email and the web, and just at the inception of the personal computer, writing centers were something of a […]

Publications

Special Issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal–Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support

co-editors: Shannon Madden, Ph.D. (University of Rhode Island) & Michele Eodice, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma) Call for Submissions For this special issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, we call for submissions that address “Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support.” For graduate students, the successful writing of a dissertation or thesis is crucial to […]

Awards

Nominations for Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award (Deadline: June 30, 2016)

Named after its first recipient and given at every other International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) conference, the Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award recognizes outstanding service that has benefited the international writing center community in significant and broad-based ways. All nominations should be submitted electronically to Clint Gardner, chair of the IWCA Muriel Harris Outstanding Service […]

Research

Invitation for Contingent Writing Center Workers to Participate in Research Project

Dawn Fels, Liliana Naydan, Maggie Herb, and Clint Gardner invite participation in a study on the working conditions of non-tenure line, contingent writing center workers in the United States. This study is partially funded by a generous research grant by the International Writing Centers Association. Criteria for participation are as follows: You hold or have […]