Spring 2021 At-a-glance

Composition Program Spring 2021 Calendar of Events

Note: To review the university’s academic calendar, visit https://www.registrar.vt.edu/dates-deadlines/academic-calendar/2020-2021.html.

January
18 Mon – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No classes
19 Tue – First day of classes for Spring 2020 semester
*22 Fri – Welcome Back and Teaching Circles, 12:15-1:10 p.m. via Zoom
22 Fri – Labor-based Grading: A Teaching Conversation (Virginia Tech and University of Virginia); opening remarks by Devin Donovan, Maggie Fernandes, Kevin Smith, and Megan Weaver, 3:30-4:30 via Zoom
26 Tue – ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 syllabi and office hours due electronically to composition@vt.edu.

February
1 Mon – Composition Committee Meeting, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom
5 Fri – Spring Break Day (1 of 5)
25 Thu – Spring Break Day (2 of 5)
*26 Fri – Spring Composition Program Colloquium – Drs. Kelly Concannon and Janine Morris, Nova Southeastern University, 12-1:30 p.m. via Zoom

March
5 Fri – Designing and Implementing Direct Enrollment at Reynolds Community College – Drs. Jennifer Hitchcock and Rachel Jasiczek (sponsored by Writing Across Virginia (WAVA)), 1-2 p.m. via Zoom
12 Fri – Outstanding Teaching Portfolio Award Submissions due by 5 p.m. EDT 
17 Wed – Spring Break Day (3 of 5)
19 Fri – UVA and VT Writing Programs Dialogue, 3-4 p.m., Zoom
22 Mon – Composition Program Pathways Assessment Workshop, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom
29 Mon – Composition Committee Meeting, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom

April
6 Tue – Spring Break Day (4 of 5)
*9 Fri – Teaching Circles, 12:15-1:10 p.m. via Zoom
14 Wed – Dr. Christina Cedillo, “Race, Disability, and Decolonization: Re-visioning Rhetoric, Space, and Time,” 12:15-1:10 p.m. via Zoom (Hosted by the Rhetoric Club)
16 Fri – UVA and VT Writing Programs Dialogue, 3-4 p.m., Zoom
26 Mon – Spring Break Day (5 of 5)

May
5 Wed – Last day of Spring 2021 regular classes 
6 Thu – Reading Day
7-12 – Exams
12 Wed – Pathways Assessment data due for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106
13-15 Th-Sa – Commencement Ceremonies

* Attendance required for all graduate teaching assistants actively teaching in the program.
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