Thinking about writing and reading

How do we write? Sometimes, I write on paper–in my calendar, on a lists, or on a letter or card to someone special. When thinking, I like to make notes on pads of yellow paper and draw connections between and across ideas. And I like post-it’s and cards, for smaller tasks and reminders. Often, I compose at the keyboard, on […]

Transitions, Fit, & the Writing Center

Transitioning to college writing ain’t easy. Heck, the transition to college overall can be fraught with challenges and prone to failure for those not familiar with the cultural and academic practices found on university campuses. Once students reach college, the best campuses work tirelessly to help students find their fit. This is predominantly sought through social and civic engagement opportunities […]

Contribute to the 2018 HBCU Symposium– Sharing Our Pasts and Visions for Our Future

Early in 2018, Dr. David Green of Howard University will be hosting the second Rhetoric and Composition HBCU Symposium: Remember Our Pasts. Re-enVisioning Our Future. With five HBCUs in Mississippi, we have been invited to share “our collective training and expertise as teachers of writing, language, rhetoric, and literacy” and “to think critically, historically, and with vision about our collective […]