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The Florida Regional Writing Center Conference was held at USF in Tampa, FL, April 17-18, 2009. If you would like to join the listserv from the conference, Florida Writing Centers (FLWC), please email Kate Pantelides at The conference’s 2008 CFP is listed below:

Florida Regional Writing Center Conference: Re-Visioning the Writing Center


As most writing centers insist, and many first year composition students recite in their sleep, all writing is rewriting. At the beginning of 2009, as we hope for the best in the face of budget cuts and confront questions of how to quantify the value of humanities – how can we rewrite our place within Academia? The 2009 International Writing Center Association Conference examined the paths that writing centers of various shapes and sizes have taken, but where have we ended up?  What do we as directors, tutors, and instructors have in our sights for the upcoming year? In an effort to better understand the place of writing centers within the Florida education system, please take a moment to re-vision your writing center. Consider the specific issues that Florida writing centers must confront, the way we are seen in our various institutions, the way we would like to be viewed, and strategies for gaining greater visibility. Some possible presentations might consider the following:


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