PWPA Fall 2012 Conference CFP

Philadelphia Council for Writing Program Administrators (PWPA) Fall Meeting/Conference Call for Proposals September 21, 2012 Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA 19114 Conference Theme:  Metacognition:  Learning to Read/Write and Reading/Writing to Learn Given recent research in neuroscience, metacognition, or thinking about thinking, has sparked renewed interest among literacy theorists, scholars, and …

Eli Goldblatt’s new book – Writing Home: A Literacy Autobiography

PWPA is happy to announce the publication of Eli Goldblatt’s newest book, Writing Home: A Literacy Autobiography (Southern Illinois University, 2012). Here is a description of the text from the publisher’s Web site: In this engrossing memoir, poet and literacy scholar Eli Goldblatt shares the intimate ways reading and writing influenced the …

2012 Winter Social

Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, marked the PWPA’s second annual PWPA social. Held at Tir Na Nog in Philadelphia, the event gathered many folks from institutions in the greater Philly area for an evening of good conversation (not all “talking shop”) and tasty apps. It was a perfect kind of low-key Friday …

PWPA Winter Social — Friday, February 17, 5pm

PWPA’s annual social event will be held on Friday, February 17, 5-7pm. The event will take place at Tir Na Nog, at 1600 Arch Street in Center City, Philadelphia. Please join us for some spirits, appetizers, and warm conversation and networking. We hope to see you all there!