Registration is now open for the third annual Canadian Writing Centres Association Conference. The conference will be held at the University of Ottawa on Friday, May 29th , 2015. The conference immediately precedes the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Annual Conference (CHSS). We welcome writing centre administrators, writing instructors and tutors to join […]

Laurier University press release – Laurier makes workforce reductions to help address budget challenges The Record article – Laurier faculty members feel ‘absolutely gutted’ by staff cuts CTVNews piece – Wilfrid Laurier University cuts 22 positions amid financial difficulties Twitter – ‪#‎mourning22‬

CASDW Annual Research Award – Call for Nominations CASDW invites nominations for its annual research award—an award given to the author(s) of the best journal article or book chapter (single- or co-authored) published by a CASDW member during the 2014 calendar year. Multi-authored articles or chapters will be eligible as long as one of the […]

“If we want to claim and embrace diversity, it needs to show up in our Works Cited lists.” – Adam Banks    

The Canadian Writing Centres Association/L’Association Canadienne des Centres de Rédaction (CWCA-ACCR) is now accepting nominations for the following volunteer executive positions. These positions will be available as of May 29, 2015 immediately following the Annual General Meeting. The positions are: – Vice Chair (a three-year commitment: Vice-Chair to Chair to Past-Chair) – Secretary (a two-year […]

“We need digital writing at the centre of the way we educate…”- Jeff Grabill

The Language Centre at the University of Tampere in Finland has three full-time posts open in the English language. The university is looking for candidates with an interest in academic writing. For further information on the posts, please see (university instructor, permanent post, starting on 1 August 2015) (two university instructors, 3-year fixed-term […]

 From (De)Center: Testing Assumptions about Peer Tutoring and Writing Centers The theme of the 2015 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW) and Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference is (De)Center: Testing Assumptions about Peer Tutoring and Writing Centers. Throughout its history, peer tutoring has often operated on a set of sometimes untested assumptions, […]


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