News, Events, and Calls

Traci Gardner
- Traci Gardner, News Editor

We publish news from the WAC and writing communities. Visit to catch up on upcoming conferences, see calls for proposals, notices of newly published books and other scholarly projects, stories of WAC programs and practitioners in the news. If you have WAC news you want to share, please send a note to

July 4, 2023
Nonfiction, the Teaching of Writing, and the Influence of Richard Lloyd-Jones

New collection focuses on the development of the teaching of writing over the last 50 years.

June 1, 2023
WAC Clearinghouse Announces Three Paid Fellowships

The WAC Clearinghouse is delighted to announce fellowship opportunities for new and early career scholars who are interested in expanding their editorial and administrative experience through involvement in one or more of our publishing venues. The fellowships include stipends of $1000 or $2000, depending on their length.

May 25, 2023
New Book: Adapting the Past to Reimagine Possible Futures

The Clearinghouse is pleased to announce the publication of Adapting the Past to Reimagine Possible Futures: Celebrating and Critiquing WAC at 50. Developed from presentations at the Fifteenth International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, this edited collection celebrates the 50th anniversary of the WAC movement while also identifying innovative directions for writing pedagogies, program building and impact, and program mobilization.

April 21, 2023
Apply for an AWAC Research Initiative Grant

The Association for Writing Across the Curriculum (AWAC) seeks applications for their Research Initiative Grants.

April 19, 2023
Journal of Basic Writing 41.1–2 Released

This new issue focuses on assumptions that can block access and equity.

April 17, 2023
Talking, Sketching, Moving: Multiple Literacies in the Teaching of Writing

Recently added to the WAC Clearinghouse, this book by Patricia Dunn examines how to explore multiple literacies in the writing classroom.

April 14, 2023
CFP for 2024 CCCC WAC SG-Sponsored Panel

The CCCC WAC Standing Group seeks proposals for a sponsored panel at CCCC 2024.

April 12, 2023
Join the CCCC WAC Standing Group

Learn about the work of the CCCC WAC Standing Group and how you can contribute.

April 12, 2023
Upcoming Symposium on Generative AI

A virtual symposium on the threats and opportunities of AI and contract cheating will be held April 17-21. Sponsored by the University of California San Diego Academic Integrity Office, it will include a presentation by Anna Mills, whose resource collection “AI Text Generators and Teaching Writing: Starting Points for Inquiry” is housed on the WAC Clearinghouse. 

April 10, 2023
A Working Model for Contingent Faculty

This new book explores fair and effective practices for improving conditions for contingent faculty.