The Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association

Mini-Regional: Genre and Disciplinarity with Rebecca Nowacek and Elizabeth Wardle

  • 13 Feb 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM



MAWCA Mini-Conference
How Do Genre and Disciplinarity Matter for Writing Center Tutorials? 

Rebecca Nowacek

Rebecca Nowacek, Professor of English and Writing Center Director, Marquette University

Rebecca Nowacek is a native Middle States scholar, who did her undergraduate work at Villanova University and was in the Villanova University Writing Center’s inaugural cohort of writing center tutors with Karyn Hollis. She says it makes her heart glad to look forward to this conversation with Philly area colleagues.

Nowacek is the author of Agents of Integration: Understanding Transfer as a Rhetorical Act (2011), “Threshold Concepts in the Writing Center: Scaffolding the Development of Tutor Expertise,” as well as the author of numerous articles and chapters on Writing Center theory and administration. 

Elizabeth Wardle, Professor of Written Communication and Director of the Howe Center for Writing Excellence, Miami University 

Elizabeth Wardle is the author of several books in Rhetoric, Composition, and Writing Program Administration, most recently, (Re)Considering What We Know: Learning Thresholds in Writing, Composition, and Literacy (2019). 

Price: $20 professionals, $10 students


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10:00 am - 11:30 am Conversation with Nowacek and Wardle, audience participation encouraged.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Offline lunch break and optional reading, journaling, and thinking prompts

12:30 - 1:30 pm Reconvene for conversations on the lunch time work, and wrap up


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