blog postsGood News from CWSAug 21, 2013 9:08 am178 views It is not always easy to find good news in any medium, but we have a lot to share as the new semester starts. This fall, CWS is looking forward to visits by Mary Juzwik, who will present at the Colloquium on October 24 and the University of Illinois Writing Project Fall Conference on October 26, and Maisha (Fisher) Winn, who will present at the colloquium on December 5. CWS is also co-sponsoring a visit by James Gee, who will talk on new literacies and video games, at the Symposium on Activity-Based Approaches to Communication, October 5. Kaitlin Marks-Dubbs and Ligia Mihut will present their dissertation work at a Graduate Research Forum on October 17. We are looking forward to colloquia by Jordynn Jack and Brian Street in the spring. I am also happy to announce that we have a new Core Faculty member of CWS, Kelly Ritter, Professor of English and incoming Director of First-Year Rhetoric. We want to celebrate as well the new positions of six Writing Studies students, who completed their PhD work in the last year.... Click the title above to read more!