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 email@example.com , 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 […]
The Southeastern Writing Center Association is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the following annual awards. Awards will be presented at the 2013 SWCA conference to be held at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL, February 21-23. For more information, please visit the conference site: http://www.iwca-swca.org/Conferences.html. SWCA Achievement Award The SWCA […]
The International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) invites applications for editorial leadership (i.e., co-editors, editorial teams, single editors) of The Writing Center Journal (WCJ). Candidates will be screened according to the following criteria: Broad understanding of writing center scholarship and of rhetoric and composition studies; Experience with writing center administration and board service with regional writing […]
In honor of our 20-year anniversary, the Undergraduate Writing Center at The University of Texas at Austin will host a celebration and symposium on the future of writing centers. We invite your proposals for papers or panels that reflect creatively on the challenges writing centers face, the questions writing center professionals should be asking, and […]
In the beautiful autumn of New Hampshire, at Dartmouth College Free and open to the public; designed for faculty and students The Summit, in honor of the 45th anniversary of the original 1966 Dartmouth Seminar, will focus on writing’s power and importance in the world today. It will feature four keynote speakers known for their […]
The Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) is seeking applications for an editor or editorial team for Southern Discourse, the only regional writing center publication. The term is a five-year appointment, beginning February 2013 with the first independent issue to be published fall 2014. The selected editor or editorial team will continue the tradition of Southern […]