Dear colleagues, As follow-up to President Tim Sands’ message late this afternoon about Virginia Tech extending spring break through March 23, discontinuing face-to-face classes for the remainder of the semester, and shifting classes online, I am writing to share with you a guiding document the Composition Program Leadership Team has prepared to assist with making … Read more Modified Approaches to Teaching ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 – Spring 2020 Semester
Composition Program Teaching TalkMaterials from the Composition Program Teaching Talk on Wednesday, Sept. 11, which consisted of a Pathways Assessment refresher and a discussion of Multilingual Writing and ELL Students, are available in the document gallery online: http://www.hokieswrite.com/docgallery/. The CCCC Statement on Second Language Writers and Writing is available at https://cccc.ncte.org/cccc/resources/positions/secondlangwriting. Title IX Presentation and … Read more September 2019 Announcements
The Department of English at Virginia Tech invites applications for a Collegiate Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Writing, who will teach in and who will contribute to the leadership of a growing, vibrant Composition Program, to begin August 2020. (See §5.1.5 of the Faculty Handbook at https://www.provost.vt.edu/who_we_are/faculty_affairs/faculty_handbook/chapter05.html for information on the rank of Collegiate Professor.) … Read more Job Posting: Collegiate Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Writing
Syllabus and Office Hours CollectionWe have syllabi to collect from more than 170 sections of composition this fall, so your timely assistance with this important task will be a great help to us. Please send syllabi and office hours to composition -AT- vt.edu no later than the end of the day on Wednesday, September 4. If you are … Read more Composition Program – August Announcements and Reminders
On Wednesday, May 15, students from ENGL2634: Writing and Social Justice will present their final projects from 10:05 a.m. until 12:05 p.m. in the Newman Library Multipurpose Room. This event welcomes everyone to learn from multimodal presentations and to interact with students about their research activity related to social justice issues this semester. For more … Read more Writing and Social Justice Showcase
Join colleagues in the Virginia Tech Composition Program for the first common hour Teaching Talk: What a Composition Program Wants, Wed., January 30, 12:15-1:15 in Shanks 370/380.
The Virginia Tech English Department is pleased to announce that the 360 Digital Studio will be open once again this Spring. The Digital Studio serves students enrolled in any English course who wish to print course-related assignments, create digital projects, or work collaboratively. Notably, it is available to all students enrolled in ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 to … Read more 360 Digital Studio in Shanks Hall
Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, will host the 2019 Western States Rhetoric
and Literacy Conference, October 25-26, 2019. The conference is themed “Contemplative Rhetorics and Literacies.” Proposals are due no later than Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, will host the 2019 Feminisms & Rhetorics Conference, November 13-16, 2019. The conference is themed “Redefining Feminist Activism.” The proposal system is open through Friday, February 1, 2019.
Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., will host at 2019 CCCC Summer Conference, May 30-31. The conference is themed “Attending to Transfer;” keynote will be Dr. Jessie Moore from Elon University. The proposal system is open through Saturday, February 9, 2019.