Conferences & Institutes

CFP: 2016 IWCA Conference

Jan 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

Download a PDF copy of the CFP 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 a […]



CFP: 2016 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing

Jan 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

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 pedagogy, cultural competence, gender and sexuality, multilingualism, universal design, and interdisciplinarity. Questions for consideration may include but are not limited to: What role can writing centers play in recognizing and nurturing—rather than erasing—difference? […]



Registration Open for the 2016 IWCA Summer Institute

Oct 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The 14th annual Summer Institute will take place in Bryan, Texas on June 6-11, 2016 at the historic La Salle Hotel, within five miles of Texas A&M University and Blinn College, Bryan. The Summer Institute continues an established tradition the International Writing Center Association began in 2003. See the history of previous sites. The Summer […]



IWCA @ CCCC Collaborative 2016

Oct 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

April 6, 2016 in Houston Overview of the 2016 Collaborative During last year’s Collaborative,  writing center scholars—from high school writing tutors to seasoned scholars in our field–came together to learn about, teach, design, and even critique RAD research. The results were dynamic, important conversations about current and future landscapes for empirically-based, replicable, aggregable, and data-supported […]



The Eighth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia

Feb 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

Tsuda College, in conjunction with the Writing Centers Association of Japan and the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), is pleased to announce the Eighth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia to be held on March 5th, 2016. The theme this year is Writing Centers Across Languages and Cultures. This symposium provides opportunities for […]



2015-2016 Conference Calendar

Jan 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

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 Union in Alliance, OH Contact Danielle Cordaro Director, Digital, Written, and Oral Communication Studio at University of Mount Union Keynote Speaker David M. Sheridan Website http://www.ecwca16.com/   Mid-Atlantic […]



Getting the Most from Your Conference Experience, compiled by Jasmine Kar Tang and Katie Levin

Jan 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

Attending the IWCA Collaborative, CCCC, or a regional conference in the spring? Read Jasmine Kar Tang’s and Katie Levin’s guide for a successful conference experience. Download the Guide in handout form here. Attending your first academic conference can be an overwhelming experience: there are so many sessions to attend and so many people to meet, […]