Past Conferences

TESOL 2015

Second Language Writing Interest Section’s compiled list of SLW sessions

Click here to see the flyer for the annual Evening with Friends of Second Language Writing

Committee on Second Language Writing's Open Meeting is Saturday, 9:30am-12:00pm, in Convention Center Room 2, First Floor. We will be reviewing this year's conference and planning for next year, including time for sharing and networking for proposals. The meeting is open to anyone interested in second language writing, and people usually come and go, so you are welcome to attend all or only part.


TESOL 2014

SLW Social
Click here to print out the flyer (pdf).

Friends of Second Language Writing invites you to attend
An Evening with Friends of Second Language Writing
Thursday, March 27, 2014
8:30 – 10:30 PM

PINTS Brewing Company
412 NW 5th Ave
Portland, Oregon
503-564-BREW
http://www.pintsbrewing.com/
approximately 1 mile from the Oregon Convention Center

An evening with Friends of Second Language Writing will be a consultation session at which noted second language writing scholars will be available to participants to discuss issues related to second language writers and writing. We see this event as social in nature; complimentary light appetizers will be served. Additionally, a cash bar and dinner-on-your-own-menu will be available.


TESOL 2013

SLW Sessions

To see a list of all SLW-related sessions, click here (pdf).
To see SLWIS's special academic and intersection sessions (plus additional events), click here (pdf).

SLWIS Business Meeting

The SLWIS TESOL 2013 Business Meeting has been scheduled. Please join us to discuss important IS matters with colleagues/friends on Thursday, 21 March 2013 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m at Dallas Convention Center (DCC) in room A 301. Business meetings are open to all members. Following the tradition, the social "An Evening with Friends of Second Language Writing" will be held right after the meeting. Do not hesitate to contact the SLWIS Chair, Lisa Selyoni lisyaseloni@gmail.com, if you have any questions, or would like to propose an agenda item to be considered for the upcoming meeting.

SLW Social
Click here to print out the flyer (pdf).

Friends of Second Language Writing invites you to consult at
An Evening with Friends of Second Language Writing
Thursday, March 21, 2013
7:30 – 10:00 PM

Enchilada’s Restaurant
1304 Elm Street
Dallas, Texas
214.748.8585
at the corner of Elm and Field
http://www.enchiladasrestaurants.com/?page_id=485
Enchilada’s is approximately 0.6 miles from
the Dallas Convention Center

An evening with Friends of Second Language Writing will be a consultation session at which noted second language writing scholars will be available to participants to discuss issues related to second language writers and writing. We see this event as social in nature; complimentary light appetizers will be served. Additionally, a cash bar and dinner-on-your-own-menu will be available.


TESOL 2012

Click here for a list of sessions related to Second Language Writing

Here are a few special items to keep in mind at the conference.

  1. SLW-IS Intersections & Academic Session: Save the date for the following intersections and the academic session. More information on all the SLW related presentations will be available at our booth.
    • Academic Session: Examining methodological complexities in second language writing research. March 29/2012 at 10:00AM 12:45PM in Franklin 5 in the Marriott.
    • SLW-IS & ESP-IS Intersection: The privileged status of English and multilingual writers across disciplines. March 29 2012 at 1:00PM 2:45PM in Room Franklin 8 in the Marriott.
    • NNEST & SLW & AL Intersection: Developing competence in NNES writing: A focus on genres. March 30, 2012, 1.00-2.45 pm, Room Franklin 10 of the Marriott
    • CALLIS & SLW & MW Intersection: Going Beyond the Textbook in Second Language Writing with CALL. March 29, 2012 from 10:00 AM - 11:45 PM in the Technology Showcase (next to the Electronic Village).
  2. SLW-IS Business Meeting. This meeting is open to all of you who would like to join to a meeting to discuss various important IS matters, connect with other teacher-scholars and brainstorm ideas for 2013 proposals. Thursday, March 29, 6:45-8:15pm 109-B Convention Center. I very much hope to see you there.
  3. Proposal Review Training: Please note that TESOL will have a new proposal evaluation criteria starting with the next year's convention. For those of you who are interested in reviewing proposals for TESOL 2013, there will be a reviewer training for proposal reading on Thursday, March 29 at 11:00 a.m., 2014 C Convention center. Note that there is also an open forum on convention proposal review. If you cannot attend the Thursday session, please try to join the session on Saturday, March 30 10-11 a.m., 201A, Convention Center.
  4. SLW-IS Night: Please join us on Thursday, March 29, at 8:00 pm at Field House (http://www.fieldhousephilly.com/) to have a drink and get to know more friends of SLW. The Field House is only a few minutes walk form the convention center. More information on this informal event will be available at the booth. Click here for the flyer.


CCCC 2011

The files below were compiled by Steve Simpson

CCCC 2011 Morning Workshop Materials (large pdf of powerpoint presentations)

  • David Kirkland. "Sea of change: Linguistic pluralism and the politics of composition studies."
  • Sarah Nakamaru. "CUNY's new writing test: The view from a community college ESL program."
  • Paul Kei Matsuda and Maria Jerskey. "First year composition: Charting common ground in a sea of change."
  • Steve Simpson. "Stone soup: How not to be the 'ESL person';."
  • Participatory Inkshedding Discussion Prompts.
  • Web 2.0 and multilingual writers.

CCCC 2011 Afternoon Workshop Materials (small pdf)

  • Shanti Bruce. "Using student experiences to inform our thinking about culturally and linguistically diverse students in the writing center. "
  • Ben Rafoth. "Concepts from applied linguistics for talking about culturally and linguistically diverse students in the writing center. "
  • Helena Hall and Gigi Taylor. "Training WC tutors to work with CLD writers. "


SLW-IS at TESOL 2011

Open Business Meeting at TESOL, March 17, 6:15-7:15 pm
Second Language Writing IS Highlighted Events
SLWIS Sessions List
Special Event Flyer: An Evening with Friends of Second Language Writing (see announcement below)

Please attend and meet International Second Language Writing Scholars!

An Evening with Friends of Second Language Writing

Thursday, March 17, 2011
7:30 – 10:00 PM

Ralph & Kacoo’s
In the heart of the French Quarter of New Orleans
519 Toulouse Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-2123

(504) 522-5226
http://www.ralphandkacoos.com/locations/neworleans
Cash bar
Appetizers provided by Friends of Second Language Writing

Ralph & Kacoo's is approximately 1.2 miles from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.


SLW-IS at TESOL 2010

Flyers and information for Second Language Writing IS, TESOL 2010:

Presentations and handouts for Second Language Writing IS, TESOL 2010:

  • Looking at Student Needs First: A Report on an IEP Student Needs Research Project (doc and ppt) (Valerie Carpenter)


SLW-IS at TESOL 2009

Meeting Minutes for TESOL 2009:

Below are links to presentations (handouts or powerpoint) and the flyers on SLWIS sessions and social for TESOL 2009.



SLW-IS at TESOL 2008

Meeting Minutes for TESOL 2008:

Many exciting SLW-IS events were held at TESOL 2008 in New York:

  • The SLW-IS booth in Exhibition Hall
  • An Evening with the Second Language Writing Interest Section, Thursday, April 3rd, 8-10pm (Meson Sevilla, 344 West 46th Street) [Flyer available here]
  • Open Business Meeting, Friday, April 4th, 5-7pm (Sheraton Madison Suite 3)
  • Dozens of papers, colloquia, discussion groups, posters, and workshops--download a full schedule of sessions here

See SLW News, Vol 3, Issue 2, and you'll be able to read reviews and comments on TESOL 2008.

 

SLW-IS at TESOL 2007

Meeting Minutes (click to download the MS Word documents)

At TESOL 2007, Deborah Crusan (SLW-IS Chair, 2007-2008), organized a Hot Topics session, in which those interested in writing-related issues could network and discuss topics with experts in the field. Thanks to Deborah's hard work, the event was successful and well attended.