Conferences & Institutes

Proposals Invited for National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing’s Conference (2016 & 2017)

The NCPTW invites proposals for hosts of its annual conference for 2016 and 2017. Those interested can contact Ben Rafoth ...

IWCA-NCPTW 2014 Joint Conference, October 30-November 1, 2014

The 2014 joint conference of the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing and the International Writing Center Association will ...

Registration for the 2014 IWCA Summer Institute Now Open

Visit to register. The International Writing Centers Association (an NCTE Assembly) annual Summer Institute is ideal for all current and ...

2013-2014 Conference Calendar

IWCA Regional Organization Conferences East Central Conference Theme Fostering a New History: The Next Generation of Writing Centers Date March 28-29, 2014 Location Howe Writing Center, Miami ...

2014 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference

“Shifting Currents / Making Waves” 12th IWAC Conference: June 12-14, 2014 Call for Proposals Submission begins: August 1, 2013 Submission deadline: November 4, 2013 Conference ...

News and Announcements

Call for Nominations: IWCA Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award

Named after its first recipient and given at every other 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 Leigh Ryan, chair of the IWCA Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award Committee, at   […]


Call for Proposals: Fall 2014 Special Issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal

Theme: Course-Embedded Writing Support Programs in Writing Centers Guest Edited by: Russell Carpenter, Scott Whiddon, and Kevin Dvorak Course-embedded writing support programs have existed since the development of the Brown University model in the 1980s. While scholars such as Carol Severino, Brad Hughes, Jill Gladstein, and others have charted the development of embedded tutoring pedagogy, […]


Christine Cozzens Research Grant and Initiative Program (for SWCA Members) Deadline is July 1, 2014

July 1st is the next application deadline for the Christine Cozzens Research Grant and Initiative Program. Apply now! The CCRGIP is designed to encourage collaboration among new and established centers, support professional development for writing center administrators and staff, and further writing center research and scholarship throughout the SWCA region. This award is named after […]


IWCA Research Grants: Deadlines January 1 and July 1 of each year

The biannual deadline to propose an IWCA Research Grant or Graduate Research Grant is midnight, January 1, 2014 and midnight, July 1. The IWCA offers these grants to encourage scholars to create new knowledge for the writing center community by applying and advancing existing theories and methods. Two separate grant awards are available: 1. The […]

Letters from the President

2012 IWCA Best Article Award Winners and Nominees

Congratulations to Dana Driscoll and Sherry Wynn Perdue whose article “Theory, Lore, and More: An Analysis of RAD Research in The Writing Center Journal, 1980-2009” appearing in the December 2012 issue of The Writing Center Journal, won the 2012 IWCA Best Article award.  This award honors a writer or writers whose publication: addresses issues of […]