Conferences & Institutes

The 2016 IWCA Conference in Denver

Download a copy of the Call for Proposals here. Friday, October 14–Sunday, October 16 In 1983, the forerunner to the IWCA, the ...

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 ...

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 ...

2016-2017 Conference Calendar

United States Regional Affiliate Conferences East Central Conference Theme Dates Location Contact Keynote Speaker Website Mid-Atlantic Midwest Northeast Northern California Pacific Northwest Conference Theme Beyond Good Intentions Dates October 21-22, 2016 Location Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Keynote Speaker Tim ...

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

IWCA Seeks Nominations for Board

We have an exciting way for you to become more involved with our growing organization! The IWCA Board is currently seeking nominations for At-Large and Constituency Representatives. SEVEN (7) AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVES: Duties: * Represent broad constituency interest in setting policies and procedures for the general operation of the organization. * Lead committees and fulfill their […]

Conferences & Institutes

The 2016 IWCA Conference in Denver

Download a copy of the Call for Proposals 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 […]

Publications

Praxis 13.2 has launched!

Visit Praxis at http://www.praxisuwc.com/ to read the issue. Contents: From the Editors James Garner and Thomas Spitzer-Hanks The Dangerous Method, or “Can Procrastination Ever Be a Good Thing?” Sunny Hawkins FOCUS ARTICLES Disclosure Concerns: The Stigma of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Writing Centers Savannah Stark and Julie Wilson (Re)Examining the Socratic Method: A Lesson […]

Awards

Call for Nominations: IWCA Outstanding Book/Major Work Award, IWCA Outstanding Article Award, and Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award

Book/Major Work Award Nominations Members of the Writing Center community are invited to nominate works about writing center theory, practice, research, or history for the IWCA Outstanding Book/Major Work Award. Now given once per biennium, the next award will be given at the IWCA Annual Conference held October 14-16, 2016, in Denver, CO. The work […]

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 […]