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

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.

March 24, 2023
Hosting Proposals Sought for IWAC 2025

The IWAC Conference Committee invites proposals for hosting the 2025 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. The call can be found at

March 17, 2023
IWAC 2023 Conference Schedule

The full schedule for the 2023 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, to be held at Clemson University June 14-17, 2023, is now available online.

March 15, 2023
2023 WAC Summer Institute Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 2023 WAC Summer Institute (WACSI), which will take place June 11 - 14 in Clemson, SC.

March 14, 2023
Students Pen a Newspaper as Part of WAC Program

Students publish first edition of a newspaper that includes stories on the cross-country team and whether Medusa was really a monster.

March 13, 2023
Writing Wrongs: Black Women, First Year Writing, Pedagogy, and Promise

Dr. Michelle Bachelor Robinson will speak on "Writing Wrongs: Black Women, First Year Writing, Pedagogy, and Promise" on Thursday, March 16 at 1 PM Eastern.

March 1, 2023
SJSU WAC Director Tom Moriarty Talks About ChatGPT

SJSU WAC Director Tom Moriarty Talks About ChatGPT and its limitations.

February 28, 2023
Writing as a Human Activity: Implications and Applications of the Work of Charles Bazerman

Writing as a Human Activity offers a collection of original essays that attempt to account for Charles Bazerman’s shaping influence on the field of writing studies.

February 27, 2023
Nominations Sought for WAC Awards

The Association for Writing Across the Curriculum and the WAC Clearinghouse seek nominations for awards that recognize contributions to the WAC community through scholarship and achievement.