MENAWCA 2018 Conference

CIT Building, United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

8th - 9th November 2018

About the Conference

Organised in collaboration with the Student Academic Success Program (SASP), MENAWCAʼs 6th biennial conference is a platform for writing teachers, writing tutors and writing center administrators working in the MENA region, to present, discuss and collaborate on issues related to the teaching, tutoring and learning of writing. Proposals addressing the conference theme - ‘Transfer and Transform’ – with specific reference to the MENA context are welcomed.

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Submit your proposal for MENAWCA's 6th Biennial Conference here: http://bit.ly/menawca2018

Submission deadline: 3rd June 2018

Founded in 2007, the Middle East and North Africa Writing Centers Alliance (MENAWCA) is a professional network dedicated to supporting student writing in the Middle East and North Africa...mora

Speakers

Dr. Chris Anson

Distinguished University Professor
Director, Campus Writing & Speaking Program
North Carolina State University

Chris Anson is a Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Campus Writing and Speaking Program at North Carolina State University, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in language, composition, and literacy, and works with faculty across the disciplines to enhance writing and speaking instruction. He has published fifteen books and over 120 articles and book chapters relating to writing, and has spoken widely across the U.S. and in 30 other countries. He has received numerous teaching awards and participated in research projects securing over $2 million in grants. He is Past Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication and Past President of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, and has recently joined the Steering Committee of the International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research.

www.ansonica.net

 

Sponsors

Please direct queries to:

 
  • Email: menawca@uaeu.ac.ae
  • Conference administrator: 00 971 3713 4714
  • Conference chair: 00 971 3713 4706
  • MENAWCA Executive Board: menawcaboard@gmail.com
  • Location

 

 
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