Summer Institute 2021

10th Annual Summer Institute

“Writing for Resilience”

Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5, 2021 — Online

Keynote Speaker: Suzanne Lane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Closing Keynote Senior Scholars Panel: Nancy Sommers, Tom Newkirk, John Trimbur, and Judith Goleman.

Conference Organizer: The BRAWN Advisory Board

A free, two-day professional development seminar,
open by application to teachers and scholars of writing at any institution of higher education in the Boston area.

The Summer Institute is for Boston-area instructors whose primary focus is teaching college writing. First-time participants, teachers at two-year colleges, graduate-student teachers, and part-time instructors are encouraged to apply, as are experienced faculty.

The two days will include interactive, hands-on workshops facilitated by local composition scholars with readings distributed in advance. Participants will choose specific workshops to attend, in addition to the keynote addresses, a BRAWN general meeting, and time for informal conversation and socializing.

The Institute will be limited to 60 participants. All Institute readings are included free of charge. Priority will be given to applicants who plan to attend both days.

  1. Applications will open April 7.
  2. Deadline for applications is April 30.
  3. Participants will be notified of acceptance by May 10.

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