4th International Conference on Writing Research

Writing Research Across Borders II

February 17-20, 2011
George Mason University
Washington D.C./Northern Virginia


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Deadline February 14

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Continuing the success of the three previous international research conferences held at the University of California, Santa Barbara, the 2011 Writing Research Across Borders II will be held at George Mason University in the Washington D.C./Northern Virginia area. As in past years, this conference will focus on writing development across the lifespan, including the impact of new technologies on learning to write, early acquisition of writing, writing across grade levels (K-20), writing in the disciplines and professions, and writing in the workplace or other community and institutional settings.

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Full Conference Program


Session A, Session B, Session C, Session D, Session E, Session F, Session G, Session H, Session I, Session J, Session K, Session L


The Future of the Writing Research Across Borders Conference

The Scientific Committee is considering plans to create a permanent international organization for the advancement of writing research and the continuation of the conferences. If you have interest or suggestions, please contact any member of the Scientific Committee.


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