Conferences & Institutes

The 2016 IWCA Conference in Denver

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

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 […]

2016 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing

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

It’s for Everyone: The Inclusive Writing Center Website: 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? […]

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 5-10, 2016 at the historic La Salle Hotel, within five miles of Texas A&M University and Blinn College, Bryan. Visit the 2016 SI website here for full details. The Summer Institute continues an established tradition the International Writing Center Association began in […]

2016-2017 Conference Calendar

May 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

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 Jensen Website Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference South Central Southeastern Southern California International Affiliate […]

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   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, […]