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What if We Tried this? Call for Proposals for CWPA 2018 now open

It is a pleasure to announce that the Call for Proposals for the 2018 CWPA Conference in Sacramento, California is now open.  This year's conference theme is: What if We Tried This: Innovating Writing Programs. 

The full call for proposals is attached and available at http://wpacouncil.org/node/7907

For proposal instructions, go to:  http://wpacouncil.org/cwpa-2018-proposal-instructions.

Call for Executive Board Nominations

Call for Nominations

Executive Board, Council of Writing Program Administrators

In July 2018, the CWPA Executive Board will say goodbye to members Asao Inoue (University of Washington-Tacoma), Karen Keaton Jackson (North Carolina Central University), and Cheri Lemieux Spiegel (Northern Virginia Community College).

We therefore invite nominations for three new Executive Board members, each of whom will serve a three-year term beginning in July 2018.

The Executive Board:

Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University

Assistant Professor of Writing - First-Year Writing 

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants specializing in first-year writing for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2018.

The successful candidate will pursue an active research agenda in first-year writing, teach courses in the first-year writing and undergraduate major programs, and provide service to the department. Teaching load is competitive.

CFS for Graduate Research Award for Writing in WPA (due January 15, 2018)!

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

Submissions are due January 15, 2018 at 11:59pm (PST).

Please find the full CFS attached and at the following link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwShoiaGCckNZE5NdHVkb0xMc2M/view?usp=sh...

WPA-GO Social @ CWPA 2017

The Council of Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) cordially invites all graduate students and faculty to join us for our annual CWPA social!

A limited number of drink tickets will be available. Please feel free to invite colleagues you know will be in Knoxville!

Clancy’s Tavern (602 S. Gay St.) is located about two blocks from the Hilton Knoxville. We look forward to seeing you there!

Sign Up for WPA-GO Research and Writing Group Sessions @ CWPA!

Sign up for our fourth annual Research and Writing Group (RWG) sessions! The RWG @ CWPA will take place on Thursday, July 20th, from 2pm-4pm at the 2017 CWPA Conference in Knoxville, TN. Registration will remain open until next Saturday, July 1st. This event will kick off the WPA-GO Scholars Maker Space and WPA-GO Town Hall!

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Leading Ideas Conference: Teaching & Learning Space (July 10-11, 2017)

Greetings, CWPA members!

I'm excited to promote a summer conference about teaching and learning spaces, designed for educators of all subjects, all levels K-16, at Tennessee Tech University on July 10-11, 2017. Featured presenters are Michael Wesch and Erin Klein. The attached flyer provides a little more info, as well as a link to the conference website: https://sites.tntech.edu/leadingideas/.  

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Faculty Specialist I – Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Faculty Specialist I – Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Western Michigan University invites applications for a one-year term appointment, at the rank of Faculty Specialist—Lecturer (FS I), to serve as a leave-of-absence replacement in Rhetoric and Writing Studies and to begin August 16, 2017.

Primary Duties: Teaching courses in the Department of English during fall and spring semesters to support its growing Rhetoric and Writing Studies program.

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