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2017-2018 Regional Affiliate Conferences

Canadian Writing Centres Association

Conference Theme: Politics and the Writing Centre: Inquiry, Knowledge, Dialogue & Action
Dates: May 24-25, 2018
Proposal Deadline: Monday, January 8, 2018
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Contact: Sarah King, sking@utsc.utoronto.ca
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sheelah McLean, Co-Founder, Idle No More
Websitehttps://cwcaaccr.com/2018-cwca-accr-conference/

Colorado-Wyoming Writing Tutors Conference

Conference Theme: Reimagining and Negotiating Student Success
Dates: April 13–14, 2018
Proposal Deadline: January 8, 2018
Location: Regis University, Denver, CO
Contact: Michael Ennis, Conference Chair, mennis@regis.edu.
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Website: http://www.cwwtc.org/2017-conference

East Central

Conference Theme: Occupational Hazards: Writing Center Labor, Self-Care, and Reflection
Dates: March 23-25, 2018
Proposal Deadline: Nov. 17, 2017
Location: The Ohio State University
Contact: Genie Giaiamo (giaiamo.13@osu.edu)
Keynote Speaker: Dana Driscoll
Website: http://ecwca.org/conference/current-cfp/

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European Writing Centers Association

Conference Theme: TBA
Dates: TBA
Proposal Deadline: TBA
Location: TBA
Contact: TBA
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Website: TBA

La Red Latinoamericana de Centros y Programas de Escritura

Conference Theme: Reading, Writing and Orality in Writing Centers and Writing Programs
Dates: October 23-25, 2019
Proposal Deadline: 
Location: ITESO University, Guadalajara, Mexico
Contact: Minerva Ochoa euridice@iteso.mx
Keynote Speaker: 
Website:https://sites.google.com/site/redlacpe/home

Mid-Atlantic

Conference Theme: Writing Centers and Activism: Uncovering Embedded Narratives
Dates: March 23-24, 2018
Proposal Deadline: January 20, 2018
Location: Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
Contact: Celeste Del Russo, Conference Chair, at delrusso@rowan.edu
Keynote Speaker: Vershawn Young and Frankie Condon, University of Waterloo, Ontario.
Website: http://www.mawca.org/

Middle East-North Africa Writing Centers Alliance

Conference Theme: TBA
Dates: TBA
Proposal Deadline: TBA
Location: TBA
Contact: TBA
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Website: TBA

Midwest

Conference Theme: Social Justice in the Writing Center: Opening the Center for All
Dates: March 1-3, 2018
Proposal Deadline: October 27, 2017
Location: Ramada Plaza Omaha Hotel and Convention Center, Omaha, NE
Keynote Speaker:Shirin Vossoughi, Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences, Northwestern University
Contact: Dr. Rachel Azima, Director, UNL Writing Center, razima2@unl.edu
Website: http://www.midwestwritingcenters.org/conference/2018/

Northeast

Conference Theme: Closing the Circle: Theorizing Practice, Practicing Assessment, and Assessing Theory
Dates: March 24-25, 2018
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2017
Location: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Contact: Rob Mundy, rmundy@pace.edu
Keynote Speaker: Harry Denny
Website: https://newcaconference.org/

Northern California

Conference Theme: Curiosity, Collaboration, Connections
Dates: April 7, 2018
Proposal Deadline: February 9, 2018
Location: Santa Clara University
Contact: Denise Krane, dkrane@scu.edu
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Website: https://norcalwca.org/events/conference-2018/

Pacific Northwest (Joint TYCA-PNW and PNWCA Conference)

Conference Theme: Resist/Persist
Dates: October 13-14, 2017
Location: Tacoma, WA, University of Washington-Tacoma
Contact: Rebecca Disrud, UW Tacoma rdisrud@uw.edu
Keynote Speaker: Christie Toth
Website: http://pnwca.org/2017-CFP

Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference

Conference Theme: Stop, Collaborate, and Listen
Date: March 30, 2018
Proposal Deadline: Dec 15th
Location: University of Utah
Contact: Anne McMurtrey (anne.mcmurtrey@utah.edu)
Website: https://akernest.wixsite.com/rmwca

South Central

Conference Theme: Mindfulness at the Center
Dates: February 22-24, 2018
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2017
Location: University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Contact: cwc@uca.edu
Keynote Speaker: Jared Featherstone
Website: http://scwca18.weebly.com/

Southeastern

Conference Theme: TBA
Dates: TBA
Proposal Deadline: TBA
Location: TBA
Contact: TBA
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Website: TBA

Southern California

Conference Theme: Connecting with Purpose
Dates: Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
Proposal Deadline: November 1, 2017
Location: California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Contact: Percival Guevarra, percival.gv@uci.edu
Website: sandbox.socalwritingcenters.org/2018-tutor-conference/

 

Other Conferences

National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing

Conference Theme: Reaching Out: Revising Writing Center Spaces and Identities
Dates: October 12-15, 2017
Location: Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Proposal Deadline: April 15, 2017
Keynote Speakers: Melissa Ianetta and Lauren Fitzgerald
Contact: Andrea Efthymiou at andrea.r.efthymiou@hofstra.edu
Website: hofstra.edu/ncptw2017
Call for Proposals: Download CFP here.

RMWCA Mini-Regional Conference

Theme: Stop, Collaborate, and Listen
Date: March 30, 2018
Location: University of Utah
Website: https://akernest.wixsite.com/rmwca
Contact: Anne McMurtrey
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2017

 

 

Writing Centers Association of China

Date: June 1-3, 2018
Location: Zhejiang University in Haining, Zhejiang, China
Contact: zjuewritingcenter@163.com
Proposal Deadline: February 24, 2018
Download CFP here.

Mississippi Writing Centers Association

Date: March 23-24, 2018
Theme: Team Work Makes the Dream Work: Collaboration and Inclusion in the Writing Center
Location: Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia, MS
Contact: Jason Jones, wjjones@northwestms.edu
Proposal Deadline: February 2, 2018
Download CFP here.
Submit proposals at http://bit.ly/2AsAOIU