Events

The Ninth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia will be held on Monday, March 6th, 2017, at International Christian University in Tokyo. Details are available here.

Note: The deadline for proposal submissions has been extended to January 27.

Past events

2016

Tsuda College, in conjunction with the Writing Centers Association of Japan and the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), hosted the Eighth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia  on March 5th, 2016. The theme that year was Writing Centers Across Languages and Cultures. The full program (PDF) is available for download here.

2015

The Seventh Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia was held at Tokyo International University on  March 7, with the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) as co-organizer.  The program is hereThe plenary speaker, Professor Kyoko Oi of Chiba University (and now of Seisen University), spoke on "Looking back and Looking forward: What Writing Teachers can Learn from Contrastive Rhetoric Research."

2014

The Sixth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia was held at J. F. Oberlin University at Machida Campus on March 8. The program is here.

Kansai University and Tsuda College sponsored a symposium on writing education with cooperation from WCAJ on November 8. Details in Japanese are available here.

Toyo University held an event titled “Role of Writing Centers in Japanese Universities” on November 22. A poster with details is available here.

2013

Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia, 2013 (hosted by National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, GRIPS) (Program)

Kansai University and Tsuda College sponsored symposia on writing centers with support from WCAJ on March 16 and August 3, 2013. Details in Japanese are available here and here.

2012

Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia, 2012 (hosted by National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, GRIPS) (Program)

2011

Symposium on Writing Centers in Japan, 2011 (hosted by the Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages) (Web site)

JALT 2011 Tokyo Chapter Event: Experience of India’s first Writing Centre in Chowgule College, Goa

2010

Symposium on Writing Centers in Japan, 2010 (hosted by Waseda University) (Program, Report)

2009

Writing Centers in Japan, 2009 (hosted by the University of Tokyo) (Handout, report by Scott Johnston)