2017 Conference of the Canadian Writing Centres Association / Association canadienne des centres de rédaction


Date:

May 25, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Time:
May 25th: 2pm-6pm, May 26th: 8am-6pm

Location:
OCAD University
Toronto, Ontario

This conference explores writing centre best practices and next practices. 
Topics will include academic writing instruction in classrooms and tutorials, diversity in writing centres, academic integrity, and collaborations.

 Learn more at the CWCA 2017 Conference website.

 

Keynote speaker

Dr. Frankie Condon

 

Frankie is an associate professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Waterloo. Frankie’s books include the newly published, Performing Anti-Racist Pedagogy in Rhetoric, Writing and Communication, co-edited with Vershawn Ashanti Young (WAC Clearinghouse and University of Colorado Press); I Hope I Join the Band: Narrative, Affiliation and Antiracist Rhetoric; and The Everyday Writing Center: A Community of Practice, co-authored with Elizabeth Boquet, Meg Carroll, Michele Eodice, and Anne Ellen Geller (both published by Utah State University Press). Among Frankie’s recent book chapters is “Building a House for Linguistic Diversity: Writing Centers, English Language Teaching and Learning, and Social Justice,” co-Authored with Bobbi Olson and published in Tutoring Second Language Writers (Utah State University Press).

Frankie lives in Waterloo with her partner, kids, two dogs, a cat, and a chinchilla named Sid. When she is not teaching or writing she may be found, in summer, fussing over her vegetable patch or, in winter, watching hockey in an ice rink somewhere in North America.

This conference is a collaborative event co-hosted by the Canadian Writing Centres Association (CWCA) and OCAD University.





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