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

May 8, 2019
Writing Spaces Seeks Assistant Editors

Writing Spaces, an open textbook for college-level writing courses, is hiring several Assistant Editors (including Copyeditors, Social Media Manager, and a Web Editor) to help produce annual volumes of their open access textbook series.

May 8, 2019
Exploring Roman Culture Across the Curriculum

Elementary level students explore Roman culture with writing across the curriculum.

April 30, 2019
Proceedings of the 2018 Computers and Writing Annual Conference Published

The second edited proceedings of the annual Computers & Writing Conference includes presentations from the 2018 conference.

April 22, 2019
Elementary Students VIsualizing and Communicating about Math

At this elementary school, students visualize math so that they’re able to communicate their thinking behind an answer

April 8, 2019
ATD Publishes Special Issue on Contemplative Writing

Across the Disciplines has published Volume 16, Issue 1 as a special issue on contemplative writing. "Contemplative Writing Across the Disciplines," guest edited by Marlowe Miller and Karolyn Kinane, is available on the home page of Across the Disciplines

April 5, 2019
Webster Grove HS Pairs Printmaking & Artist Statements

Webster Grove High School Pairs Printmaking and Artist Statements in a writing across the curriculum project. 

April 5, 2019
2020 Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Conference Call for Proposals

The 2019 Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) conference will be held from October 10-12 at West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Proposals are due by 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, May 6, 2019.

April 4, 2019
Call for Proposals for the 4th Biennial Rhetoric of Health Medicine Symposium

Proposals for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine (RHM) Symposium, to be held September 5-6, 2019 in Orlando, Florida, are due April 10.  Potential categories, submission criteria, and instructions are available on the RHM website.

April 4, 2019
Call for #4C20 Workshop Presenters: WAC and Health Care

We are looking for proposals for this workshop and hopefully a future collection of essays on WAC and Health Care programs for CCCC 2020, Milwaukee.  If accepted the workshop will be requested in a Wednesday afternoon slot before the conference.

March 23, 2019
Fifty Years of WAC: Where have we been? Where are we going?

The presentation "Fifty Years of WAC: Where have we been? Where are we going?" was presented at the 2019 Conference on College Composition and Communication in Pittsburgh.