EWP News & Announcements

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
As part of EWP's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant, Jacki Fiscus, Emily George, Olivia Hernández, Sarah Ghasedi, and Dana Woodcock organized 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 second workshop in the... Read more
As part of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant, the EWP will be hosting 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... Read more
The Expository Writing Program invites proposals for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Collaboration Grants for 2017-2018. We plan to fund 5-8 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. To learn more about the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Collaboration Grant, please go to the following webpage, containing the... Read more
puget sound writing consortium
  For nearly 35 years, the University of Washington and English Department played an integral role in the success of the Puget Sound Writing Project (PSWP), inspiring effective writing teachers and student writers from Vancouver to Bellingham.  PSWP’s writing consultants ran writing institutes for K-12 faculty in Seattle, Tacoma, Burlington, South Whidbey Island, Peninsular, North Shore, and other districts.  They consulted in local... Read more
Praxis Activist Photo Booth
The UW English Department’s Writing Programs’ third annual Praxis Conference was well-attended. Held in UW's scenic Haggett Hall conference center and made possible through generous support from the A&S College Writing Program, the Kollar Gift for Literacy, and the Carlson Leadership and Public Service Center, Praxis... Read more

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