CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ECWCA OUTSTANDING TUTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD ECWCA TUTOR LEADERSHIP AWARD Deadline: March 18, 2013 Each year the East Central Writing Center Association (ECWCA) acknowledges the outstanding service provided by tutor/consultants throughout the region. Designed to celebrate the contributions of undergraduate-student, graduate-student, and staff writing center tutors, these awards serve not only […]
The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) is pleased to announce the Fifth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia to be held on April 20, 2013. Background: In February 2009, the University of Tokyo held the first Symposium on Writing Centers in Japan. Since then, the writing centers symposium has become an annual event, […]
Canadian Writing Centres Association Theme Writing @ the Centre Date May 31, 2013 Location University of Victoria Conference Chair Brian Hotson Keynote Speakers Therese Thonus and Rebecca Day Babcock Website http://cwcaaccr.wordpress.com/conference2013/ Chicagoland Organization of Writing, Literacy, and Learning Centers (COWLLC) COWLLC is hosting the NCPTW conference this year. More about the NCPTW 2012 Conference at […]
The registration link for the Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2013 conference (to be held on April 5th, at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa) is now active: www.uiu.edu/IWCC Links on the left-hand side of the page include directions to Upper Iowa University, accommodations and amenities available in Fayette, as well as a registration link.
National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing http://brandtom.wix.com/ncptw-2013 November 1-3, 2013 Tampa, Florida Submission deadline: April 15, 2013. The theme of this year’s conference is The Year of The Writer, and attendees are invited to submit proposals based on tutee identity, reflecting on their own experiences as tutees and their encounters with other tutees. Attendees […]
International Writing Centers Association Collaborative @ CCCC Preliminary Program Now Available Writing Center Work–All of It March 13, 2013 – University of Nevada, Las Vegas In anticipation of common questions about the Collaborative, we’ve provided some helpful information. What is the IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC? The Collaborative @ CCCC is an independent, annual IWCA event […]
If you are planning to attend the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Conference and/or recently received an acceptance to present, please read on… Because of the success of past conferences and because of the generosity of Twenty Six LLC (the publisher of WCOnline) MAWCA is able to offer 1) scholarships for travel (all who wish to […]
The SWCA Christine Cozzens Research Grant and Initiative Committee would like to announce the co-winners of the spring 2013 CCRGI Award: Gwendolyn N. Hale, Ph.D. and Mr. Ethan Bottone, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, for their project, “Virginia is for Writers,” which is designed to begin multiple high school-university writing center collaborations throughout the […]
By January 25, please nominate articles for the 2013 IWCA Outstanding Article Award. The award will be given at the IWCA Collaborative @ Cs in Las Vegas, on March 13, 2013. Please note the policies, criteria, and nominating process below. The following policies should be noted: *Nominated publications must be dated within the calendar year […]
Please save the date for SWCA’s 33rd annual conference at East Carolina University—in Greenville, NC— from February 6-8 2014. The CFP is coming soon, and more details will be available on the IWCA Conference Calendar and the SWCA’s website this summer.
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Registration is now closed. The International Writing Centers Association (an NCTE Assembly) annual Summer Institute is ideal for current or would-be writing center directors and assistants, writing program administrators, tutors, writing teachers, curriculum developers, graduate students, new PhD’s, and academic leaders – both in the U.S. and abroad. Institute leaders offer presentations and roundtable discussions […]
The biannual deadline to propose an IWCA Research Grant or Graduate Research Grant is January 1st. The IWCA offers these grants to encourage scholars to apply and advance existing theories and methods or create new knowledge. The Research Grant supports quantitative, qualitative, theoretical, and applied projects associated with writing center research and application. The […]
If you’re making plans to attend the the 2013 Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL this February 21-23, consider applying for one of the following competitive scholarships for individuals within the SWCA region. GARY A. OLSON Scholarship (for professionals) Awards: Two $500 scholarships – one with special consideration given for first-time […]
The IWCA is accepting proposals to host the 2014 IWCA Conference. If you are interested in chairing the conference, please email a brief letter of interest to Kevin Dvorak firstname.lastname@example.org , IWCA Vice President and Chair of the IWCA Conferences and Institutes Committee.
SWCA is now accepting proposals to host the 2014 conference. If you’ve attended SWCA conferences in the past, you know how valuable these experiences are to all involved in our writing center community. Hosting a conference is also wonderful visibility for your campus and provides opportunities for your faculty, staff, and students to get involved. […]
March 13, 2013 – University of Nevada, Las Vegas Writing Center Work—All of It Conversations in the writing center—during peer tutoring sessions, staff meetings, informal occasions, WCenter threads—present open, dialogic opportunities for what participants can accomplish together, how they exercise their identities, and where they choose to engage in risky thinking and risky speech. Likewise, […]
If you are interested in hosting the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing in 2013, please contact Harvey Kail Harvey_Kail@umit.maine.edu, preferably by Nov. 1, 2012. The NCPTW board will meet in Chicago Nov. 2-4, 2012, at the “Understanding Tutor Identity” conference to discuss plans for next year. Update: Proposals are still being accepted for […]
IWCA Outstanding Book Award for 2011: Karen Rowan and Laura Greenfield’s Writing Centers and the New RacismOct 31st, 2012 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: Archives
The International Writing Centers Association is proud to announce the recipients of the Outstanding Book Award for 2011: Karen Rowan (Cal State San Bernidino) and Laura Greenfield (Women’s Voices Worldwide, Inc) for their edited collection, Writing Centers and the New Racism: A Call for Sustainable Dialogue and Change. (2011). Logan, UT: Utah State University Press. […]
On Friday, May 25, 2012, writing center professionals from a dozen universities in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts converged at Providence College for their biannual meeting. While this group has been meeting regularly over the years, this gathering was distinct from previous assemblies: Dr. Neal Lerner of Northeastern University was invited to speak with the […]