February 21-27 Weekly Roundup


Grant Opportunity via Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE) – Graduate App due 4 p.m. March 11


PLAN Workshop: “Writing a Literature Review”

  • Tuesday, February 23
  • 3-4 p.m.
  • Houchens 105

PLAN Workshop: “Managing your Mentor” 

  • Thursday, February 25
  • Noon – 1 p.m.
  • Houchens 105

Discourse and Semiotics Workshop

  • Friday, February 26
  • Bingham Humanities Building, Room 101
  • 2-4 pm

“Many Voices: Writing About LGBTQ+ Issues” Workshop

  • Tuesday, March 1
  • 5-6 p.m.
  • University Writing Center, First Floor Ekstrom Library
  • This workshop is open to all student creative writers who identify as LGBTQ or as an ally, and will focus on writing about LGBTQ identities, experiences, and issues in a safe, supportive space. We will talk about finding the words for difficult or often silenced experiences, produce writing through guided prompts, and make connections with other writers.
  • Participants will not be required to share their work, although they are welcome to do so. Contact laura.tetreault@louisville.edu with any questions.

Writing Center Celebration

  • Thursday, March 3
  • 4-5:30 p.m.
  • University Writing Center, First Floor Ekstrom Library
  • We will also be recognizing the work of student artists who have provided the new art on display. Come by, see the new space, see the artwork, and help us celebrate writing.

Rhetoric Reading Group

  • Friday, March 11
  • 7 p.m.
  • Khirsten Echols’ House

Save the Date! EGO Book Sale

  • Wednesday April 13 – Friday April 15
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.
  • Bingham Humanities Building
  • ***We will need graduate student volunteers to staff this each day!

Save the Date! Layne Gordon’s Baby Shower

  • Saturday, April 16
  • More details to come later.

End of Semester EGO Party

  • Friday, April 29
  • Tentative 6:30 p.m.
  • Location TBD


Deadline March 1, 2016Thomas R. Watson Conference
Deadline March 1, 2016Cultural Rhetorics Conference
Deadline March 1, 2016 – “Rhetorical Machines: Past, Present, and Future Conversations in Rhetoric and Computation” Edited Collection
Deadline March 15, 2016 The Great Depression in Children’s Literature; Symposium at Cambridge University
Deadline March 18, 2016 – Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference
Deadline May 15, 2016Special Issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support
Deadline July 15, 2016 –  Call for Manuscripts “Beyond the Dream:” Black Textual Expressivities between the World and Me with Guest Editor David. E. Kirkland with Julie Gorlewski and David Gorlewski


“What I’m Working On” series

This week, we are featuring pieces written by Rachel Gramer, a 3rd-year PhD candidate, and Rick Wysocki, a 1st-year PhD student.