IWCA Research Grant The July 2015 IWCA Research Grant has been awarded to Dawn Fels, Clint Gardner, Maggie Herb, and Lila Naydan for their research on the working conditions of non-tenure line, contingent writing center workers. IWCA Ben Rafoth Graduate Research Grant The July 2015 IWCA Ben Rafoth Graduate Research Grant has been awarded to […]
News and Announcements
The IWCA is currently holding an election for three open positions: Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. These terms begin at NCTE in Fall 2015 and are two-year terms. The VP is a six-year commitment: VP becomes president in Fall 2017 and then past president in Fall 2019. Duties of each office are described in both […]
The Denny Fund will be funding one peer writing tutor to attend the IWCA 2015 conference in Pittsburgh*. From The Denny Fund’s website: “The Denny Fund is like a contest. Each applicant will submit a statement (see guidelines) that will be read by Denny and his very small committee of volunteer readers. Denny and the committee […]
IWCA Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for three positions: Vice President Secretary Treasurer These terms start at NCTE in Fall of 2015 and are two year terms. The VP is a six year commitment; VP becomes president in Fall of 2017 and then past president in Fall of 2019. Duties of each office are described […]
Applicants must have had a book published by a traditional publisher within the last three years and have another work under contract or in progress. The books can be fiction or creative nonfiction, including memoir. Applicants must submit two copies of BOTH their finished work and three chapters of a work in progress, not to […]
The winners of this year’s #IWCWeek drawing have been revealed! Congratulations to Karen Hunter of the Apex School of Theology in Durham, NC, who became an IWCA member during #IWCWeek. Karen wins a copy of Ben Rafoth’s new book Multilingual Writers and Writing Centers! And congratulations to Student Manager Sam Papa and the staff of […]
Wake Forest University celebrated IWCW by spreading the Writing Center love! We sold handmade valentines to support adult literacy in Forsyth County.
After two years of discussion and planning, and thanks to the evolution of a WCRP Collective which has overhauled and revised the old WCRP Survey format, I am pleased to invite you to participate in a new Writing Centers Research Project survey. The survey is a long-overdue continuation of a WCRP goal when it was […]
The IWCA Rapid Research Survey question for October 2014 was “How do your UNDERGRADUATE peer tutors disseminate their research findings?” Forty-four respondents reported that tutor researchers in their centers primarily disseminated their research findings through conferences, in particular through local presentations and regional writing center association conferences.
At Excelsior, the OWL is hosting some activities for our first-ever NDoW celebration, and we super excited to have Doug Downs from Montana State University as our guest speaker. His presentation entitled “What We Tell Ourselves about Writing: Cultural Stories of Writing and Their Effects” will be available for everyone on Monday, October 20, from […]
International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference (2014) Archive Available at the WAC ClearinghouseSep 10th, 2014 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: News and Announcements
Mike Palmquist has made the materials from the IWAC 2014 conference available at the WAC Clearinghouse: http://wac.colostate.edu/proceedings/iwac2014/
Following the elections held at the conference in Frankfurt/Oder in June, the new EWCA board has assigned the positions specified by the EWCA constitution to the current board members: Łukasz Salski – the EWCA chair for the term 2014-2016, Ann Mott – deputy chair, Doris Pany – membership secretary, Vassiliki Kourbani, Elif Demirel, and Łukasz […]
The IWCA board is now accepting nominations for the following board member positions for 2014-2016. These are board positions with voting privileges; two-year terms will begin in November 2014 following the NCTE Conference. Positions include: * Seven (7) at-large representatives * One (1) graduate student representative * One (1) community college representative * One (1) […]
Check out the 2014 IWCA SI on Storify. Thanks to Ben Erwin, Syracuse University, for creating this excellent visual narrative! https://storify.com/syracusewc/iwca-summer-institute-2014-lexington-ky
IWCA members can now apply for research grants up to $1,000, and graduate students can now apply for up to $750 through newly named IWCA Ben Rafoth Graduate Research Grant. The upcoming deadline is July 1. For more info, please visit the IWCA Research and Graduate Research Grants page.
Named after its first recipient and given at every other IWCA conference, the Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award recognizes outstanding service that has benefited the international writing center community in significant and broad-based ways. All nominations should be submitted electronically to Leigh Ryan, chair of the IWCA Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award Committee, at LR@umd.edu […]
We’re excited to announce that the latest issue of The Writing Center Journal (33.2), our first as editors, is in the mail! We’re proud to feature in this issue: — Lauren Fitzgerald’s 2012 IWCA keynote, “Undergraduate Writing Tutors as Researchers: Redrawing Boundaries” — Isabelle Thompson & Jo Mackiewicz’s “Questioning in Writing Center Conferences” — Sue […]
All discussions will be held on the PeerCentered TinyChat discussion space at http://www.peercentered.org/p/peercentered-chat-room.html . Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 3 pm Eastern Time Tiffany Rousculp: Rhetoric of Respect: Recognizing Change at a Community Writing Center For our first Meet the Author discussion of 2014, we’ll be chatting with Tiffany Rousculp author of Rhetoric of Respect: […]
The Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) is accepting host proposals for its 2016 conference. We will offer an open forum for potential hosts at the SWCA conference next week in Greenville on Friday from 2:30 – 3:30pm in room 1426. The SWCA conference draws 250 – 300 participants annually from throughout the region and often […]
This faculty member will coordinate the work of the university’s Mary G. Walsh Writing Center and teach courses in the English department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Job Requirements Responsibilities include the following: overseeing operations of the writing center; developing plans for expanding Writing Center programs and services; tutoring students across the disciplines; working with the […]