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Postdoctoral Fellow in Scientific Communication, Dartmouth

Postdoctoral Fellow in Scientific Communication, Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
The Institute for Writing and Rhetoric at Dartmouth College is seeking a two-year postdoctoral fellow in Scientific Communication, starting September 1st, 2019.

Submit a Proposal for CWPA 2019!

Dear CWPA colleagues:   I wanted to distribute this reminder of our summer conference, which will be held in Baltimore and promises to be amazing. I'd like to encourage you to submit a proposal! Our website has been experiencing some issues--not our fault, but the hosting service's--and so I'm axing the "early deadline" and committing to responding to your proposals quickly and on a rolling basis, with the final deadline being March 1.   Submit your proposal here:  http://www.wpacouncil.org/cwpa-2019-proposal-instructions

Teacher2Teacher at the Cs

Want to go to the Cs, but need a speaking role to get funding? We know that the end of the semester coupled with the stress of the holiday is a bad time for important deadlines, so we are extending our Call for Proposals to Friday, January 4, 2019.

Remember, presenting at T2T is a speaking role at the Cs and your name will appear on the program. Share your best teaching ideas and learn from others who care about the teaching of writing!

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Call for Proposals "Tell Them We Are Rising: Emerging Eminence In HBCU Research"

Edward Waters College is excited to announce a Call for Papers for our inaugural conference "Tell Them We Are Rising: Emerging Eminence In HBCU Research."  The abstracts deadline will be December 15, 2018.  The Conference itself will be held Friday, April 5, 2019, on the campus of Edward Waters College.  We look forward to an exciting interchange of research as we share our research and scholarship with each other.  If you are interested in submitting an abstract please e-mail Dr. Monique L. Akassi at m.akassi@ewc.edu or Dr. Stephine G.

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2019 Conference Call for Proposals

VISIT THE FULL CONFERENCE WEBSITE AT https://www.cwpa2019.com

 

More Seats at the Table: Radical Inclusion in Writing Programs
Baltimore, Maryland @ The Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Workshop: July 21-24, 2019
Institutes: July 25, 2019
Conference: July 25-28, 2019

Writing happens all around us—frequently in traditional college settings, but equally frequently in places (and with people) we might not ordinarily think about. If we turned our collective gaze to those non-traditional sites, students, faculty, and methods, what might we see? What writing programs currently exist that are understudied or marginalized in some way—for example, community-college programs, prison writing programs, community and adult-education writing programs, immigrant-focused and second-language programs, basic-writing programs? Within our college settings, how are writing programs serving populations that might otherwise be marginalized or overlooked? How can we pull up a chair for those students, sites, teachers, and ideas that have been underrepresented at our CWPA table?

FULL CALL ALSO ATTACHED AS PDF

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Teacher 2 Teacher at CCCC

We invite colleagues to participate in the 2019 Teacher to Teacher (T2T), a Saturday CCCC forum on teaching practices. T2T provides anyone invested in writing pedagogy (full-time, post-doc, part-time, graduate, undergraduate, and aspiring educators) a dedicated space as part of the Convention to discuss teaching, exchange and brainstorm ideas for classroom practice, and receive mentoring from colleagues.

 T2T Goals:

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Call for Nominations and Self-Nominations: CWPA Secretary and Treasurer

Call for Nominations and Self-Nominations: CWPA Secretary and Treasurer

The Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) invites nominations from its members for individuals wishing to serve as the organization’s Secretary, Treasurer, or Secretary/Treasurer. This is an opportunity for individuals to contribute their talents and time to the important work we do and to serve as a leader of the organization.  The call for nominations/self-nominations is attached.!--break--

CFP: (Special Issue) Celebrating WPA, 1979–2019: Forty Years of Research, Collaboration, and Community

The editors of WPA: Writing Program Administration seek proposals for a variety of historical works to be included in a special issue of the journal to appear in summer 2019. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of WPA as a peer-reviewed publication and celebrate this journal’s evolutionary and revolutionary contributions to the field of writing program administration, we encourage proposals for the following:

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