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Our mission is to help students become agile writers: people who understand writing as an intellectual practice and a way to make things happen in the world. We pursue this mission through our courses, partnerships across campus, and budding collaborations with the communities of Baltimore City.

In all of our work, we are committed to inclusive pedagogy that invites students and colleagues into a lifelong practice of writing.

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Dr. Lisa E. Wright Reflects on “Radical Writing Center Praxis” by Laura Greenfield (2019)

Dr. Lisa E. Wright Reflects on “Radical Writing Center Praxis” by Laura Greenfield (2019)

Lecturer Lisa E. Wright along with Writing Center Director Anna Sicari reviewed Laura Greenfield’s text Radical Writing Center Praxis: A Paradigm for Ethical Political Engagement. Together they converse about  Greenfield’s theories and models that call writing center tutors and directors to be committed to social justice and antiracist work. After implementing some of what the […]

Poetry Reading: Hidden Palace – Donald Berger + Jean McGarry

Poetry Reading: Hidden Palace – Donald Berger + Jean McGarry

February 1, 2023 @ 7 p.m. Location: Fadensonnen Please join University Writing Program Lecturer, Donald Berger, and former Writing Seminars Professor and Author Jean McGarry, for Hidden Palace. Hidden Palace is a local “monthly reading & storytelling event by poets and writers. […] Every 1st Thursday of the month.” –FS

Pedagogue Podcast with Dr. Laura Hartmann-Villalta

Pedagogue Podcast with Dr. Laura Hartmann-Villalta

In this half-hour podcast episode, Hartmann-Villalta shares her experiences as a part-time adjunct instructor at Georgetown University, discussing the precarity and fraught conditions of adjunct labor more broadly, and connecting these to her work serving on MLA’s Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession.  She also explains how her research on the Spanish Civil War finds […]