PWPA Fall Meeting Re-cap: Ursinus College, Sept. 23, 2011

The rain couldn’t keep a marvelous attendance at the PWPA’s first meeting of the year. The membership gathered on Friday, September 23, for its Fall meeting at Ursinus College to discuss writing-intensive pedagogy and administration. Lori Salem (Temple University) opened the day-long conference with her down-to-earth talk about the benefits …

Fall PWPA Meeting at Ursinus College, Sept. 23, 2011

The next PWPA Meeting will be held at Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA on Friday, September 23rd. The meeting will focus on writing-intensive pedagogy and administration. Here is the current schedule for the meeting. In addition to the wonderful PWPA members who will be presenting, we will have Gerald Graff …

PWPA Travel Grants Awarded

PWPA is thrilled to announce the recipients of our 2011 WPA Travel Grants.  Not surprisingly, we had a healthy competition for these grants.  Thanks to the ad-hoc committee who VERY quickly reviewed these applications so that we could distribute the funds before CWPA.  Thanks to Jeanne Rose, Seth Frechie, and …

PWPA Spring Social 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011, marked the PWPA’s first annual PWPA Social. Held at Tir Na Nog in Philadelphia, the event was enthusiastically and warmly attended. Guests gathered, talked a little bit of shop, and mostly just connected about our lives in and out of academia. Delicious hors d’oeuvres and spirits made …