Past Events

  • “Belonging in Chinatown, and Beyond: Community and Identity in Action,” Monday 11/14 at 7:00 on Zoom. Open to all, hosted by WR 111 students in celebration of BU’s 11th Annual Global Education Week. More information and Zoom registration available here.
  • “Advocating for Yourself in Writing,” Wednesday 11/2 at 4:00. Open to all students, co-sponsored by the Newbury Center. More information and sign-up link here.
  • “Coming Out of the Past: What Can Historical Queer Literature Teach Us About Gender & Sexuality Today?” Presentation by Dr. Heather Barrett, Tuesday 10/11,  5:30pm-6:30pm, YAW 545A. Sponsored by the Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism at Boston University. Register to attend here.
  • “Using Reflective Writing to Make Progress on Your Dissertation,” Thursday 10/6 at 3:00. Open to all doctoral students in the dissertation stages, co-sponsored by the Educational Resource Center. More information and sign-up link here.
  • “Confronting the Fear of Failure in Writing,” Wednesday, September 21, 2022,  4:00 p.m. Workshop open to all students, co-sponsored by the Newbury Center. More information and sign-up link here.
  • “Using Metacognition in the Classroom to Increase Student Community and Learning,” Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 1:30 p.m. Workshop open to all GTFs/GWFs, co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning. More information and sign-up link here.
  • Critical Language Awareness: A Framework for Promoting Linguistic Inclusion, Equity, and Agency in Our Writing Classrooms,” Friday, January 21, 2022, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Shawna Shapiro, guest speaker at the Writing Program’s All-Faculty Meeting.
  • Channeling CLA into Your Own Writing Activities, Assignments, and Feedback Practices,” Friday, January 28, 2022, 11:00 a.m. Remote workshop for Writing Program faculty by Dr. Shawn Shapiro.
  • Different Worlds, Different Bodies, and Disabled Fantastica: The Disabled Body in Literature,” Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 2:30 p.m., 100 Bay State Road room 545, and livestreamed. BU D&I Learn More lecture by author and disability advocate Amanda Leduc.