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WPAs Share Responsibility to Advocate for Racial Justice

Current CWPA President Mark Blaauw-Hara shares thoughts on racial justice and the roles WPAs can play. Text is in the video description.

The CWPA Officers and Executive Board wish you the best in these challenging times. Stay safe.

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Antiracist Reading List

We are pleased to announce a reading list for antiracist resources, which can be found here. This list is simply a start and is not intended to be exhaustive. We welcome suggestions for other resources to include in future iterations, and we commit to updating this list annually to include new scholarship and fresh voices and perspectives.


2021 CWPA Graduate Research Award

The Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for its award recognizing outstanding scholarship by graduate students writing on issues in writing program administration.


Symposium on Black Lives Matter and Antiracist Projects in Writing Program Administration

Sheila Carter-Tod and Jennifer Sano-Franchini, Virginia Tech

We are seeking submissions for a WPA Journal symposium on race and the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement or other antiracist projects on writing program administration, including first-year composition, professional and technical communication, writing centers, and undergraduate or graduate writing programs. More specifically, we are seeking proposals for: *1000 word short essays speaking to the effects of Black Lives Matter and other antiracist efforts on writing program administration, or *500 word narrative vignettes from the perspective of writing program administrators or teachers and/or students working within writing programs and responding to the administration of such programs with Black Lives Matter and antiracism in mind.


Dr. Susan Thomas Elected CWPA V-P

As of July 1, Dr. Susan Thomas of the University of Sydney, Australia, has been elected Vice-President of CWPA!