Weekly Roundup: November 13th – November 19th
Minutes from EGO’s 11/8/2017 Meeting:
Save the Date – Register Now!
Save the date of January 20th and 27th for the Winter Dissertation Writing Mini-Retreat from 9-12 in Ekstrom Library on both days. The Mini-Retreat is supported by the Graduate Student Council. Attending the retreat is by application and spots are limited – applications are due by December 6th. Email Caitlin Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
COMING UP THIS WEEK
November 13th through 17th is Graduate Student Appreciation Week!
Check out this link for a calendar of events – including raffle prizes, free headshots, free food and gifts throughout the week!
Monday, November 13th
12-1 pm in Humanities 300 – Graduate Student Appreciation Week free Networking Lunch – hosted by the Graduate Network in Arts and Sciences and the College of Arts and Sciences. Free lunch and a gift at this casual networking lunch – just show up and talk to other grad students about what you are working on! Register using this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KQ3QJZF
Tuesday, November 14th
1-2 in Humanities 122 – Composition Workshop on Developing a Themed Course: Unifying the Writing Process – this workshop will be led by Tanya Robertson, Jennifer Miles, and Tim Rico-Storey and is part of the Pedagogy Fellows Initiative.
Thursday, November 16th
12:15-2pm in Ekstrom W210 – Graduate Student Sustainability, Equity, and Inclusivity Conversation with Faculty – please re-read the script from the initial conversation from December of 2016 that was circulated via email before the meeting, and come ready to discuss areas we feel progress has been made and areas we might continue to use our collective energy toward even more progress
4-5:30 in Ekstrom Chao Auditorium – Safe Zones Training – http://louisville.edu/lgbt/programs-1/safe-zones-project-1
Check out the Writing Center events calendar for upcoming writing events.
Check out the PLAN Workshops series through the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies for professional development workshop opportunities.
CALLS FOR PAPERS
Regularly updated CFP calendar with topics including rhetoric, composition, technology, and technical writing
Call for Abstracts due December 1, 2017 – 2018 Purdue Linguistics, Literature, and Second Language Studies Conference (PLSS) taking place March of 2018 in Indiana. This interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations of original research from graduate students and early career scholars in the theme of “Diversity and Divergence.” http://purduelangconf.wixsite.com/plls
Call for Abstracts due December 15, 2017 – 2018 Symposium on Second Language Writing taking place August of 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. Theme is Multilingualism and Second Language Writing.
Call for Award Submissions due January 15, 2018 for CWPA Graduate Research Award for Writing in WPA – The Council of Writing Program Administrators is pleased to announce the call for submissions for its award recognizing outstanding scholarship by graduate students writing on issues in writing program administration. Winning the award comes with a $300 prize and waived registration for the WPA Summer Conference. More information can be found here: http://wpacouncil.org/files/CWPA%20Grad%20Student%20Award%20CFP%202018.pdf