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Episode 4 – Elizabeth Kleinfeld on Emotional Labor in the Writing Center

By |June 29th, 2021|Podcast|

Our dialog with Dr. Elizabeth Kleinfeld focuses on her recent publication, From Great to Good Enough: Recalibrating expectations as WPA in the edited book titled The Things We carry: Strategies for Recognizing and Negotiating Emotional Labor in Writing Program Administration published by the University Press of Colorado in 2020. Thanks to this conversation for introducing us to Micciche's article and inspiring the title of our podcast.

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The Write Space at ADA University, Baku, Azerbaijan

By |May 21st, 2021|Global Writing Center Spotlight|

ADA University is Azerbaijan’s first English-medium public university, which grew from Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, a training school for diplomats. Founded in 2012, the mission of the Write Space is to foster a strong university-wide English writing community by providing individual support and organizing workshops and other writing-related events.

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A Conversation with Genie Giaimo: On Wellness and Care in the Writing Center

By |May 3rd, 2021|Podcast|

For the third episode of Slow Agency, we talked with Dr. Genie Giamo, Assistant Professor and the Director of the Writing Center at Middlebury College in Vermont and current co-chair of the IWCA Collaborative. Our conversation centers on Genie's editorial work on the most recent WLN Digital Edited Collection titled Wellness and Care in the Writing Center Work. We hope you'll check it out!

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A Conversation with Asao Inoue Part 1: Labor-based Contract Grading and the Writing Classroom

By |March 30th, 2021|Podcast|

For the second installment of Slow Agency, we spoke with Dr. Asao Inoue, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State University, author of Antiracist writing assessment ecologies: Teaching and assessing for a socially just future (2015) and Labor-based grading contracts: Building equity and inclusion in the compassionate writing classroom (2017). The first half of our conversation centered on his work on labor-based contract grading and the writing classroom.

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It’s been a learning experience. The writing center community remains tight knit in the online space. We hold hands and provide each other emotional support. Writing camps have gone virtual for now. Let’s keep reflecting upon our collective experiences.

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