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Supporting Scholarly Exchange About Communication Across the Disciplines

Dartmouth ‘66 Exhibit Live Event 

We invite you to a live event with one of our newest resources, the Dartmouth ’66 Exhibit. This digital exhibit features primary and secondary materials on the Dartmouth Seminar, which is often thought of as an origin point for the field of composition, and aims to facilitate teaching and learning about this key historical event in the fields of composition and education. A distinguished panel of respondents representing scholars from around the globe will take part. Please join us on Tuesday, October 18 at 11am CDT/12pm EDT/5pm BST/2am AEST for an hour-long panel discussion that will provide the opportunity to reconsider the Seminar’s impact almost 60 years later. To register, please fill out this survey: Zoom information will be sent to registered participants closer to the event. 

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Explore the Clearinghouse

Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse. We are an open-access publishing collaborative that draws on the contributions of more than 180 scholars from six continents. Our members serve in editorial roles ranging from journal and book series editors and editorial staff members to peer-reviewers and editorial board members. We publish articles and books of interest to both the writing-across-the-curriculum community and the larger writing studies community. We support research on the use of writing to support learning and teaching. And we provide a wide range of web-based resources for instructors who wish to use writing in their courses. You can access our publications, use the CompPile database, and access resources through the following links.

Books: The Clearinghouse offers more than 150 open-access, scholarly books, including original monographs and edited collections. View our books.
Journals: The Clearinghouse publishes, hosts, or provides access to the archives for several refereed, open-access journals. View our journals.
CompPile: The leading database in the field of writing studies, CompPile allows ready reference to writing studies scholarship from 1939 to the present. View CompPile.
Resources: Our peer-reviewed resources support the use of writing in courses across the disciplines.
Community: Learn about the many organizations and groups, that comprise the WAC community.
News: Catch up on the latest news in the WAC and writing studies communities.
WAC Awards: The Clearinghouse and the Association for Writing Across the Curriculum sponsor awards for WAC scholarship, program development, and achievements.
Contributors: More than 2300 individuals have contributed work in the open-access books and journals on this site.

Please Support the Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse relies on a large, distributed network of colleagues who work together to publish our books and journals in open-access formats. If you would like to support these efforts, please view options for one-time and sustaining donations as well as institutional and organizational sponsorships.