Summer Institutes & Seminars

Summer Seminar 2017: July 30-August 11, 2017

Annual Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition Research

"Data-driven Inquiry: Process, Methods, Results"

This seminar is offered by Dartmouth College’s Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, in collaboration with the Council of Writing Program Administrators.

For more information or to apply to the 2017 Summer Seminar.

Call for Dartmouth Faculty: Summer Institute 2016

Summer Institute featuring interactive sessions with six outstanding internationally-known scholars of writing studies:

  • Charles Bazerman, UCSB: multiple mixed methods approaches to academic and scientific writing
  • Deborah Brandt, U. of Wisconsin-Madison: ethnography of writing practices
  • Ellen Cushman, Northeastern U.; Citizen of the Cherokee Nation; decolonial and activist qualitative research into literacy; digital archives
  • David Galbraith, U. of Southampton, UK: cognitive and social processes of writing, “dual processing” model
  • Sinfree Makoni, Pennsylvania State U.: applied linguistics; international and African Studies; language policy and multilingualism
  • Clay Spinuzzi, U. of Texas at Austin: workplace studies; multimodal and genre theory

Dates: August 1st opening dinner; August 2nd-8th interactive sessions 9 am – noon daily.

Faculty members selected for this Institute will receive a $1000 honorarium. Application deadline JUNE 3.

In 1966, Dartmouth was the site of a transformative moment in attention to writing.

We are commemorating this 50th anniversary this August with this one-week Institute and a three-day Conference.

Interested? See more information here.

Ready to apply? See short application here.

Contact Christiane Donahue with any questions:

Sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Dean of the Faculty, and the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric.