Coming Soon! New Issue of WLN on Neurodivergence in the Writing Center
For anyone interested in applying for a position as a WLN co-editor, please watch for our call to appear soon!
Last Call for Conference Calendar: Upcoming Issue of WLN on Neurodivergence in the Writing Center
We’re preparing to print a WLN special issue on neurodivergence in the writing center. So, this is a last call for any writing center conferences not yet listed on our Conference Calendar. Currently on the Calendar: Canadian WCA, European WCA, IWCA, NCPTW. Any others? If you currently are not a subscriber to WLN and want to receive the next issue (on neurodivergence in the writing center) as your first issue, please do so through the WLN website: https://wlnjournal.org/.
Submit Your Proposal by May 9: CCCC 2024
Submissions are now being accepted for CCCC 2024 with the theme Writing Abundance: Celebrating 75 Years of Conversations about Rhetoric, Composition, Technical Communication, and Literacy.
Applications due by May 25: 2023 IWCA Future Leaders Scholarship Award
To apply, you must be an IWCA member in good standing and submit a written statement of 500–700 words discussing your interest in writing centers and your short-and long-term goals as a future leader in the writing center field. The winner will be announced at the 2023 IWCA Conference in Baltimore.
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Explore the Blog of South African Association for Academic Literacy Practitioners
For those who're interested in scholarship in the South African context, we invite you to take a look at the blog of South African Association for Academic Literacy Practitioners: https://www.saaalp.com/blog-1
Watch This: Building Visibility as a Writing Center Professional and as a Writing Center Field: Trends and Observations
On March 24th, we co-presented a webinar with Muriel "Mickey" Harris and Karen Gabrielle Johnson on trends and observations we've seen on the WLN journal and the CWCAB blog, hosted by MENAWCA. You can now watch the recording in this post.
New Edited Collection! Emerging Writing Research from the Russian Federation
This book explores the rationale for importing and adapting international models of academic writing and rhetoric and composition, the role of the English and Russian languages in the development of this field, and the specific needs of faculty and student writers in Russia. This is an open-access publication available in PDF and ePub formats. It appears in the International Exchanges on the Study of Writing book series, edited by Joan Mullin, Magnus Gustafsson, Terry Myers Zawacki, and Federico Navarro.
A Summary of the IWCA 2021 Conference: Highlights from the Leadership Team
The International Writing Center Association 2021 conference has been a success! In this post, you'll find links to the featured presentations, outstanding article and book, and future leaders.
New Book by Asao Inoue: Above the Well: An Antiracist Argument From a Boy of Color
In Above The Well, Asao Inoue explores race, language, and literacy education through a combination of scholarship, personal history, and even a bit of fiction. It is available at https://wac.colostate.edu/books/perspectives/above. All proceeds generated by the Clearinghouse and all author royalties from sales of this book will be donated to an endowed fund supporting antiracist teaching and social justice in secondary and postsecondary education established by the author and his wife with the Oregon State University Foundation.
Upcoming Events – Conferences, Webinars, and More!
Preview: Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute May 22-27, 2023
RSA Summer Institute 2023 May 22-27 Pennsylvania State University, University Park https://sites.psu.edu/rsainstitute2023/seminars-workshops/ Seminars, May 22-25 Decolonizing Comparative Global Rhetorics (LuMing Mao, Romeo García, and Hua Zhu) Revisiting Cold War Rhetorics (David Zarefsky and Allison Prasch) Rhetorical