CWCA / ACCR Call for Papers — 3rd annual conference

The third annual Canadian Writing Centres Conference will be held at the University of Ottawa on Friday, May 29th , 2015. The deadline for proposals is December 31st, 2014.

✒︎ Call for Papers (.docx).

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Posted for Theresa Hyland, on behalf of the CWCA executive

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CASDW-ACR Conference 2015 — save the dates

The dates for CASDW’s 2015 conference in Ottawa are tentatively set for May 30th to June 1st. The dates will soon be confirmed.

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Term position in rhetorical communication — UPDATED description

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
Ron and Jane Graham School of Professional Development
College of Engineering

Please see this description (PDF) – updated Aug. 18

Posted on behalf of Jeanie Wills, Graham School of Professional Development

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CASDW Executive & Contact List Update (2014)

CASDW Executive List effective June 1, 2014 with terms (PDF)

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Mathematics and Rhetoric 2

Heather GravesShahin Moghaddasiand Azirah Hashim

“Let G = (V,E) be a graph”: Turning the abstract into the tangible in introductions in mathematics research articles

English for Specific PurposesVolume 36, October 2014, Pages 1–11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.esp.2014.03.004

[Available now in advance of print publication of the journal]

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Rhetoric and Mathematics

Heather GravesShahin Moghaddasiand Azirah Hashim.

Mathematics is the method: Exploring the macro-organizational structure of research articles in mathematics

Discourse Studies August 2013 15421-438doi:10.1177/1461445613482430

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CASDW Research Award for 2014

I am pleased to announce the recipients of the CASDW Award for Best Article or Book Chapter in Rhetoric, Writing Studies or Discourse Studies in 2013.

WINNER — BEST ARTICLE PRIZE
Kinsella, W. J., Kelly, A. R., & Autry, M. K. (2013). Risk, regulation, and rhetorical boundaries: claims and challenges surrounding a purported nuclear renaissance. Communication monographs, 80.3, 278-301.

HONOURABLE MENTIONS
Segal, J. (2013). Suffering and the rhetoric of care. In M. J. Hyde & J. A. Herrick (Eds.). After the genome: A language for our biotechnological future (219-234). TX:Baylor UP.

Spoel, P., McKenzie, P., James, S., & Hobberlin, J. (2013). Standards and stories: the interactional work of informed choice in Ontario midwifery care. Normes et narration: travail interactif autour des choix eclairs dans l’exercice des sages-femmes en Ontario. Healthcare Policy, 9, 71-85.

Andre, J.-A. D., & Graves, R. (2013). Writing requirements in nursing programs in Canada. Journal of nursing education, 52(2), 91-97.

Brent, D. (2013) The research paper and why we should still care? Writing program administration 37(1), 34-53.

Thanks from all of us to these talented scholars for adding to the breadth and depth of knowledge in our field. Thanks also to the members of the Research Awards Committee — Graham Smart, Sarah Banting, Margie Clow Bohan, Miriam Horne, and Natasha Artemeva — for their diligence in combing through databases in search of worthy contenders.

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