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By Sarah Tinker Perrault, WIC Director

WIC events, such as talks and workshops and the annual fall seminar, are often described in terms of faculty development. However, as I think about this, I’m reminded of a remark made by a colleague at my former institution. Rebekka Andersen said to me once that WAC (the decades-old national curricular movement of which WIC is a part) is about faculty empowerment.

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Inclusive and Socially Just Teaching in WIC: An Interview with Deanna Lloyd

By Madeline Hurwitz, Graduate Intern, and Olivia Rowland, WIC GTA

Deanna Lloyd is a Senior Instructor in Crop & Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences at OSU. In this interview, Deanna discusses how she integrates a difference, power, and discrimination (DPD) perspective into her WIC course and provides tips for WIC faculty.

Read the interview and tip sheet here.

2022 WIC Fall Seminar Faculty Recognized

The WIC team is happy to congratulate the 15 faculty who completed the 2022 Faculty Seminar.

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Fall Events Recap

By Olivia Rowland, WIC GTA, and Sarah Tinker Perrault, WIC Director

For our fall 2022 kickoff event, WIC Director Sarah Tinker Perrault led a workshop on teaching peer response. Dr. Perrault also led a workshop at OSU Cascades on responding to student writing.

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WIC Culture of Writing Awards: A Call for Nominations

Attention WIC faculty!

Remember to identify strong papers from your fall WIC course as possible nominees for the WIC Culture of Writing Award in your discipline. Units submit nominations by May 22, 2023.

Learn more about the Culture of Writing Awards and the nomination process here.

Winter Speaker: Stephanie Kerschbaum

The WIC team is excited to welcome Dr. Stephanie Kerschbaum on Tuesday, January 17, when she will give a talk entitled “Signs of Disability: Challenging Dis-attention through Narrative.” Dr. Kerschbaum will also facilitate a workshop on disability and the teaching of writing and hold two informal meeting times for faculty.

Read more and learn how to register.

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