ECWCA Conferences Since 2000

    2024:  Leaping Ahead: Embracing the Gift of Time in Writing Centers, co-hosted by Wright State University and Sinclair Community College (Dayton, Ohio); Feb 29-March 2. Keynote Panel: Beth Sabo (moderator), Adam Haroff, Alan Knowles, Alexis Lewis, and Andrew Walsh

    2023: Innovation Hub, Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana); April 21–23. Keynotes: Dorris Correa, Juan Carlos Montoya, and Sergio Urrego.

    2022: Critically Imagining Writing Centers: Stories, Counter Stories, and Futures, Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan); March 31- April 2. Keynote: Dr. Aja Martinez.

    2020: Critical Literacies, Humanizing Connections, Marian University (Indianapolis, Indiana); March 5-7. Keynote: Dr. Vershawn Ashanti Young.

    2019: Soaring to New Heights: Breakthroughs, Inventions, and Progress in Writing Centers, University of Dayton at Curran Place (Dayton, Ohio); April 4-6. Keynote: Michael Mattison.

    2018: Occupational Hazards: Wellness and Self-Care in Writing Center Work, The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio); March 23–25. Keynotes: Dana Lynn Driscoll, Shawn Casey, Cynthia Lin, and Betsy Woods.

    2017: The Community Lighthouse: How Writing Centers Help Navigate the Changing Tides of Academic Life, Southwestern Michigan College (Dowagiac, Michigan); March 23–25. Keynotes: Jill Reglin, Kyle Boswell, and Troy Hicks.

    2016: Multiple Modes, Multiple Mediums, Multiple Literacies: Writing Center Work Today, Mount Union University (Alliance, Ohio); March 4-5. Keynote: David Sheridan.

    2015: Conversations and Encounters: Exploring Ethics in the Writing Center, University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana); April 10-11. Keynotes: John Duffy and Sue Mendelson.

    2014: Fostering a New History: The Next Generation of Writing Centers, Miami University (Oxford, Ohio); March 28-29. Keynote: Chris Anson.

    2013: Writing Commons, Clarion University (Clarion, Pennsylvania); April 12-13. Keynote: Frankie Condon.

    2012: It’s the End of the World As We Know It: Negotiating Change in the Writing Center Context, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (Indianapolis, Indiana); March 30-31. Keynote: Muriel Harris.

    2011: Centering Assessment: Roles, Relationships, Respect, Resistance. Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan); March 3-5. Keynote: Eileen Evans.

    2010: Converging at the Vanishing Point, Lansing Community College and Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan).

    2009: Writing Center Ecologies: Developing and Sustaining our Resources, Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana).

    2008: Looking Back; Looking Forward: The Next 30 Years of ECWCA, The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio). Keynote: Andrea Lunsford.

    2007: Under Construction: Writing Center Strategies, Research, and Contributions. Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, Ohio). Keynotes: Jeanne Simpson, Bill Macauley, and Rodney Dick.

    2006: The Work at Hand: Investigation, Articulation, & Labor in the Center, Mount Union College (Alliance, Ohio). Keynotes: Brian Huot and Kurt Kearcher

    2005: Writing Empowerment Throughout the Disciplines, Siena Heights University (Adrian, Michigan). Keynotes: Janet Swenson and Jill Pennington

    2004: The Many Faces of the Writing Center, Seton Hill University (Greensburg, Pennsylvania). Keynote: Ben Rafoth.

    2003: 25th Anniversary Tour, Marietta College (Marietta, Ohio). Keynotes: Neal Lerner and Muriel Harris.

    2002: The Expanding Center: Big and Little Bangs in Writing Center Theory and Practice, Kent State University-Stark Campus (Canton, Ohio). Keynotes: Paula Gillespie & Cindy Johanek.

    2001: Inquiry and Innovation: Images of Writing Centers, Denison University (Granville, Ohio). Keynotes: Joan Mullin and Mike Palmquist.

    2000: Writing Centers, Writing Cultures: Student Success and Institutional Roles, Lansing Community College (East Lansing, Michigan). Keynotes: Christina Murphy and Joe Law.

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