EWP News & Announcements

The Expository Writing Committee (Carrie Matthews, Elizabeth Simmons-O'Neill, Norman Wacker and Candice Rai) is pleased to announce the recipients of our department's awards for Graduate Students teaching in English Department Writing Programs. Winner of the Richard J. Dunn First Year Teaching Award, Drew Hereford Honorable Mentions of the Richard J. Dunn First Year Teaching Award: Nanya Jhingran... Read more
Please join us for two great workshops developed to help you craft a strong final portfolio for EWP 100-level classes (English 109/110,111, 121, 131, 182)! Selecting the Right Materials for Your Portfolio  Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 6:30-8:00pm in Mary Gates Hall 389 Are you worried about the upcoming portfolio in your English composition class? It’s 70% of your grade! Come join us for a portfolio workshop focusing on the selection of good papers and how to... Read more
As part of the Expository Writing Program’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant, Olivia Hernández, Jacki Fiscus, Emily George, Dana Woodcock, and Sarah Ghasedi will hold a series of five workshops throughout Winter and Spring 2018 that address ethical approaches to teaching personal writing, antiracist assessment, canonical literature, autoethnography, and multimodality. Participants will come away with practical applications for their classrooms and teaching philosophies.This... Read more
Dear EWP teachers and staff,   With the support of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant from the UW Expository Writing Program, we developed a teacher’s guide website for teaching with the frameworks of language difference, communication across difference, translingualism, issues that affect multilingual populations, and topics that challenge the monolingual English norm. Below you will find event details:   During this forum, we will launch the website “Materializing... Read more
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 Richard J. Dunn First-Year Teaching Award and the 2017-2018 Joan Webber Award for Outstanding Teaching by Graduate Students in English Department Writing Programs. All qualified TAs are welcome to apply. Applications will be read by a faculty-only committee. These awards honor outstanding teaching by graduate students in the Expository Writing Program and Interdisciplinary Writing Program. Included in these awards is a cash prize. Below you... Read more
Workshop: Dana Woodcock on Teaching Multimodal Composition as an Inclusive Discipline  As part of Expository Writing Program’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant, there will be a series of five workshops throughout Winter and Spring 2018 that address ethical approaches to teaching personal writing, antiracist assessment, canonical literature, autoethnography, and multimodality. Participants... Read more
The Expository Writing Program is inviting applications for five EWP staff positions for the 2018-2019 academic year. These positions are as follows: 2 EWP Assistant Directors (one AD will offer general TA support and one AD will also work in CIC), 1-2 Liaisons for the UW in the High Schools program,  1 EWP/EOP Assistant Director who will help coordinate our work with the Education Outreach Program As detailed in the attached documents, the deadline for submission is... Read more
The Expository Writing Program is thrilled to announce the recipients for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant. This grant is for graduate student groups and is focused on developing composition curriculum, teacher resources, and research initiatives that center issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the writing classroom. Additionally, these grants seek to foster collaboration, conversation, and community among writing teachers invested in equity... Read more
Please join us for two great workshops developed to help you craft a strong final portfolio for English 131 or for other 100-level English composition classes  (i.e. 111, 121, and 182)! If you are interested please click on this link for more information about both workshops. Workshop 1:Selecting the Right Materials for Your Portfolio (English 131, 111, 121, 182) Thursday- March 1st (2018) 8pm-9:30pm Mary Gates Hall 389   Are you worried about... Read more
As part of Expository Writing Program’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant, Olivia Hernández, Jacki Fiscus, Emily George, Dana Woodcock, and Sarah Ghasedi will hold a series of five workshops throughout Winter and Spring 2018 that address ethical approaches to teaching personal writing, antiracist assessment, canonical literature, autoethnography, and multimodality. Participants will come away with practical applications for their classrooms and teaching philosophies.This... Read more

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