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

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The call for program proposals for the Conference on College Composition and Communication has been released. The annual conference will take place from April 6-9, 2016 in Houston, Texas. The conference theme is Writing Strategies for Action. The deadline for submissions is May 5, 2015.

Inkshed 2015 will be in Ottawa on May 28th, 2015. Read the Inkshed Call for Proposals. Terry Fallis, Writing Instructor and 2015 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour finalist, will be the featured speaker and will talk about his own writing journey,  “An Unorthodox Journey to the Published Land.” We will be using “The Game […]

Research Associate Faculty of Education and Language Studies, Based in Milton Keynes £31,342 – £33,242, Temporary contract for two years commencing 19 October 2015 closing date : 30/04/2015 The Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET) is seeking to appoint a Research Associate to work on a two year ESRC funded project Writing […]

CASDW 2014 PhD Dissertation Award: Call-for-submissions The CASDW annual Dissertation Award recognizes the most outstanding PhD dissertation in Writing Studies, Discourse Studies, Rhetoric, or a cognate field for the preceding year. The award will be given to a student in a Canadian University or to a Canadian student studying outside Canada.  To be eligible, dissertations […]

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 […]

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