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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
Brian Reed delivered the 2018 Katz Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities on March 1, 2018 in Kane Hall.  The title was, "Sing Along: Poets and Birds," and there were more than 240 people in attendance.  You can now view his talk online.
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
Professor Kathy Woodward of the UW English Department was appointed to the board of directors of the Association of American Colleges and Universities at its 2018 annual meeting in January. She is among eight educational leaders from a wide array of institutions to be selected for this honor. The Association of American Colleges and Universities is the leading national association dedicated to advancing the vitality and public standing of liberal education by making quality and equity the... Read more
Professor Brian Reed, Chair of the Department of English, has been appointed as the inaugural Milliman Endowed Chair in the Humanities at the University of Washington in recognition of the "phenomenal work he has achieved in the field of the humanities." This endowment has been established through the extraordinary generosity of Glen S. and Alison Wyckoff Milliman. Its primary purpose is to enhance the university's ability to recruit and retain faculty in the humanities, and the intent is that... 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
Professor Jesse Oak Taylor has won the 2018 Rudikoff Prize for the best first book by a Victorianist for The Sky of Our Manufacture: The London Fog in British Fiction from Dickens to Woolf. His book uses the many depictions of the London fog in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century novel to explore the emergence of human-caused climate change. This will be the second major prize for The Sky of Our... Read more

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