EWP News & Announcements

The UWHS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Collaboration Grant Participants will be holding a workshop scheduled for this April entitled “Foregrounding Equity in EWP Teaching Across Institutional Settings.” This workshop seeks to bring together EWP Graduate Instructors and UW in the High School instructors to talk about diversity and equity in writing pedagogy. The workshop will be led by three UW in the High School instructors, who will present their own materials and perspectives on... Read more
The Expository Writing Program is thrilled to announce the recipients for the 2018-19 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... Read more
Lead by those participants of last year's EWP Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Collaboration Grant, this presentation and workshop will focus on the materials and research developed over the course of the last year. Topics include: translingualism, best practices for equitable teaching materials and instruction, and designing curriculum with an equity lens. When: Wednesday, January 16th from 2-3pm Where: The Simpson Center Contact:... Read more
When: Tuesday, November 27th. 10:00-11:00 Where: Simpson Center CMU 204 This workshop is a discussion of the materials which came out of "Equity-Based Curricula for Incoming TAs to Teach Collaboratively," a cluster of EWP’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Cluster Grant. Participants Lubna Alzaroo, Laura De Vos, Michelle Dinh, Max Lane, Matthew Howard, and Matthew Hitchman developed and taught curricula that centered race and equity, and archived material... Read more
The Expository Writing Program invites proposals for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Collaboration Grants for 2018-2019. We plan to fund collaborative group projects that focus on developing composition curriculum, teacher resources, and/or research initiatives that center issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the writing classroom. All instructors in EWP/IWP and all UWHS teachers are eligible to apply. Award amounts will range between $100-$350 and... Read more
Two EWP Assistant Directors (Nanya Jhingran and Sara Lovett) are holding 1-hour workshops for EWP instructors to bring ideas and/or drafts for second-sequence prompts. In this workshop, ENGL 131 instructors workshop teaching materials including class syllabi, assignment prompts, and overall scaffolding for their second Major Project Sequence. Workshop time will be structured for both group brainstorming as well as workshopping material drafts, depending upon group needs. Times and Dates of the... Read more
CIC and UW Libraries Research Commons librarians, Elliott Stevens and Perry Yee, are offering a workshop on ways to incorporate digital storytelling in teaching writing or your own research. Participants will make a very short video as a test artifact before the workshop, and the workshop facilitators will go over the process of creating digital storytelling and discuss with participants ways to incorporate it into their work. One or two EWP instructors who have used digital storytelling in... Read more
The Praxis Conference 2019 announces their CFP for Praxis Conference 2019: "Anti-Racist Pedagogy: Visions and Practices for Institutional Change." This is fantastic opportunity to present at or learn from this annual conference! Proposal submissions are due to uwpraxisconference@gmail.com by 5 pm on December 1, 2018. If you have questions, you are welcome to contact conference chair Sumyat Thu (... Read more
As part of their work to support instructors, the EWP/CIC staff have compiled a series of guidelines to help ensure that you are complicit with FERPA regulations. Please take a moment to read the link below as the information within is relevant not only to the privacy of your students but to your own privacy as well. How to Make Your Writing Pedagogy in Line with FERPA Law
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