News & Announcements

Sign Up as a Mentor or Mentee for Mentoring @ Cs!

As an encore performance, the CCCC Committee on the Status of Graduate Students (SOGS) and WPA-GO are co-sponsoring Mentoring @ Cs (M@Cs) in Houston, Texas! We welcome mentees and mentors with a wide range of interests within rhetoric and composition. Mentors and mentees will meet at the conference to chat over free food and drinks (at an evening social and/or a light breakfast) and/or attend a session of mutual interest.

WPA-GO 2016 Graduate Committee Election

In July 2016, the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) Graduate Committee (GC) will say goodbye to members Logan Bearden (Florida State University), Christina LaVecchia (University of Cincinnati), and current Chair, Kat Daily O'Meara (Arizona State University).

Call for editors for WPA: Writing Program Administration

Please see the attached call for a new editorial team for WPA: Writing Program Administration. The term of our current, amazing editorial team (Barb L’Eplattenier, Lisa Mastrangelo, and Sherry Rankins-Robertson) will expire in Spring 2017, so Rita Malenczyk is heading the search committee for a new editor (or editors) in her capacity as chair of the Publications Committee.

CFP: Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice (Edited Collection) - Deadline Extended

For an edited collection, “Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice,” we seek chapter proposals that revisit the practice of peer review. Broadly defined as students responding to each other’s writing, peer review has been a foundational practice since its adoption from the process movement in the 1960s. Though a mainstay of the writing classroom, peer review still poses many unanswered questions for instructors.

Description of WPA-GO 2016 CCCC Travel Awards

WPA-GO will award several travel grants for CCCC 2016. These awards are as follows:  

 

Merit Awards ($100 each)

These awards are given to papers that make a significant contribution to the WPA profession and to writing programs and classrooms. They are determined by readers’ scores as demonstrating attention to the following criteria listed on the CFP:

WPA GO 2016 Graduate Committee Nominations (due Thursday 12/10)

On behalf of the WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) and the Elections subcommittee, we invite you and/or your graduate student colleagues to consider a nomination for the 2016 GC elections.   Please find attached below is the Call For Nominations letter and the Nomination Form, which include all of the instructions for nominating.   

Pages