Calls for Proposals

CFP for a special issue of WLN: Writing Centers and Disability Justice

April 2nd, 2021|

We invite you to submit a proposal to a special issue of WLN on the topic of writing centers and disability justice. This issue will include articles considering the embodied experience of disability in writing center work -- ranging from physical disabilities to invisible disabilities, neurodivergence, and thinking through access needs. Proposals are due by May 31.

MENAWCA 2021 CFP! Imagine and Innovate: Navigating Uncertainty in Writing Centers

March 19th, 2021|

This year’s virtual conference aims to discuss theoretical and practical perspectives related to themes of imagination and innovation, in the context of the disruption and uncertainty brought about by the global pandemic. We invite proposals that reflect the conference theme with specific reference to the Middle East-North Africa context. Submit your proposal by April 15th.

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CFP: NCPTW 2021 Subversion & Subterfuge

February 26th, 2021|

The NCPTW Framing Committee invites you to submit a proposal for the 2021 NCPTW Conference: Subversion and Subterfuge. Proposals are due April 25th. The Conference will be held November 11th -14th in Pittsburgh. Because of the ongoing pandemic, we have provided options for both in-person and remote sessions.

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New Book! English Across the Curriculum: Voices from Around the World

April 14th, 2021|

Inspired by papers presented at the second international English Across the Curriculum (EAC) conference, this book provides a platform for those involved in the EAC movement to exchange insights, explore new strategies and directions, and share experiences. Free access and available in both PDF and ePub formats.

WLN Summer Manuscript Writing Bootcamp

March 28th, 2021|

Sign up for the WLN Manuscript Writing Bootcamp (100% online and free of cost) by May 3. Meeting once a week for 8 weeks through June-July 2021, the bootcamp will give you time and support to get an entire first draft of a manuscript written and submitted to WLN for review. Note: We cannot guarantee that participation in the bootcamp will result in an accepted publication, as all manuscripts go through an external, rigorous peer-review process. We will limit the number of participants if we get a lot of interest.

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WLN’s Newest Digital Edited Collection: Wellness and Care in Writing Center Work

February 8th, 2021|

Wellness and Care in Writing Center Work, an open-access collection edited by Genie Giaimo, offers a wide-ranging set of pedagogical and scholarly chapters on wellness explored through labor studies, social movements, anti-racism, psychology, organizational theory, critical theory, and lived experience. Access the DEC here: https://ship.pressbooks.pub/writingcentersandwellness/

Survey Participants Needed for A Dissertation Study on Writing Center Consolidation and Expansion

February 5th, 2021|

If you are a current or former writing center administrator (director/coordinator and assistant director/coordinator), consider participating in this IRB-approved online survey focused on writing center consolidation and expansion. The survey does not ask for identifying information such as your name or the name of your institution; respondents will be identified only by type of institution, size of student body, and geographical region. The survey will remain open until Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021.

Job Position: Full-time Faculty Lecturer at McGill Writing Centre

January 26th, 2021|

The McGill Writing Centre is seeking a full-time faculty lecturer, with an initial appointment of two (2) years, and with a background in Writing Studies and a specialization in one or both the following areas: Rhetoric and Composition; English for Academic Purposes. Applications received by February 24, 2021 will be given priority consideration.

Upcoming Events – Conferences, Webinars, and More!

Extended Proposals Deadline for MENAWCA 2021 Biennial Conference

April 16th, 2021|

29th April is the new deadline for the MENAWCA 2021 Biennial Conference. This year's theme is "Navigating Uncertainty in Writing Centers." Plenary speakers include Dr. Eliana Schonberg & Dr. Maha Bali. Check out this blog post for registration details or to submit a proposal. 

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May. 7th @ 1 pm PDT/4 pm EDT – WLN Online Webinar – Mentorship & Publication: Mentoring Relationships and Strategies

April 5th, 2021|

This free webinar explores the importance of mentorship in writing center work. We will provide an overview of theories and practices in mentoring, strategies for building intentional and effective mentorship in writing center work, and the role of mentorship in professional development and scholarly publications. Register to attend on Friday, May 7th @ 1:00-2:00 p.m. PST.

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NU Writing Talks, April 2021

April 1st, 2021|

NU Writing Talks is an annual symposium organized by the School of Sciences and Humanities Writing Center Program at Nazarbayev University. It is dedicated to the exploration of the teaching and learning of writing in English for academic and research purposes in an international context. The theme of the inaugural event is Writing to Learn, Engage, and Create. This event will consist of four 90-minute webinars, each held on a Saturday in April.