Though we are not able to hold an event for the 2020 Celebration of Writing, we were pleased to celebrate our award winners via the FYC Teaching Awards Zoom Ceremony. Read about the 2019-2020 awards winners in the Teaching Awards Newsletter (PDF)
Screenshot of FYC Teaching Awards Zoom Ceremony.
Visiting Scholars and Speakers
Ellen Stackable, founder and executive director of Poetic Justice, facilitated the writing workshop "Writing and the Human Factor" and delivered the keynote address for the 2019 FYC Awards Ceremony.
Dr. Krista Ratcliffe, author of Rhetorical Listening: Identification, Gender, Whiteness, gave a master class on rhetorical listening, focusing on cultural logics.
Dr. Richard Miller, Professor of English at Rutgers University and co-author of Habits of the Creative Mind delivered "The Writer's Life: What Happens Next?" at the 2018 FYC Awards Ceremony.
Dr. Kyle Jensen, Associate Professor and Director of First-Year Writing at the University of North Texas. "Responding to Neo-Facisim: The Vale of Kenneth Burke's The War of Words to the Contemporary Historical Moment"
Dr. Richard E. Miller, Professor of English, Rutgers University. "What Do I Believe? Productive Engagements with Uncertainty"
Dr. Andrea A. Lunsford, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor Emrita, Stanford University. "Rhetorical Analysis at This Moment in Time"