{Registration now open for Teaching Writing Now, a virtual diversity symposium}

Release Date: Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021
The Texas A&M Department of English, University Writing Center, and Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research invite you to join us for our virtual spring symposium series, Teaching Writing Now: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in the Writing Classroom.

This virtual series, taking place from January 27 – March 3, will engage the topic of how we can better teaching writing now by addressing diversity, inclusion, and social justice in the writing classroom. Events are aimed at “bringing together scholars doing research in social justice pedagogies, cultural rhetorics, and composition/professional writing in our rapidly changing media landscape.”

The first keynote address, Not Grading Writing as Teaching Writing Now: Considerations of Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in the Writing Classroom will be presented by Asao B. Inoue (Arizona State University) on February 4th from 1:00-2:30 pm.

The second keynote address, Teaching Writing After George Floyd, will be an interview conducted with Vershawn (Dr. Vay) Young (University of Waterloo) by Dr. Valerie Balester and Florence Davies (Texas A&M) on March 1st from 2:30 - 4:00 pm.

Registration for the full symposium is now available, and all events are free and open to the public.
For the full symposium schedule with individualized event sign-ups, visit http://bit.ly/TeachingWritingNow.
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