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Congratulations to Dr. Lannin and colleagues on their new grant

Writing across the curriculum is not just important at MU but rather begins in the K12 curriculum.  CWP Director Amy Lannin and colleagues, Dr. Delinda van Garderen in Special Education and Dr. William Folk in CAFNR and the School of Medicine, have received funding for another National Institutes of Health - SEPA grant.  Their new…

Spring 2022 Writing Classes

Spring 2022 Writing Classes taught Dr. Christy Goldsmith, Dr. Amy Lannin and Dr. Linda Blockus.

Congratulations Dr. Robin Rotman!

CWP congratulates Professor Robin Rotman and her former Writing Intensive student turned current graduate research assistant, Sam Carter, for winning the top prize in the Justice Rudolph Hargrave Writing Competition!

Join us for the National Day on Writing on October 20!

  Come by Lowry Mall between 10 am and 2 pm to celebrate writing in all its forms. Write a poem, tweet #WhyIWrite, or tell a #MizzouMade story and grab a snack and cup of coffee. Sponsored by the Composition Program, the Writing Center, and the Campus Writing Program. Join us to #WriteSomething!

Farewell to Jackie Thomas, CWP Project Coordinator

Jackie has started a new role at MU.  Instead of working with CWP, she is now a Program Coordinator for grants with MU’s Missouri Writing Project out of the College of Education and Human Development.

WI Course Proposals Due Soon!

Spring 2022 WI course proposals and updates are due on August 30, 2021.  You can submit your proposal or update HERE. If you need assistance with your proposal contact: Christy Goldsmith or Julie Birt at the Campus Writing Program.

Writing Intensive Certificate

The Campus Writing Program at the University of Missouri is pleased to announce a new Writing Intensive Certificate available for enrollment. This certificate will acknowledge students who take more than the required number of WI courses, and it will allow students to add credentials to support their future employment or graduate school applications.

Teaching With Writing Strategies

Learn strategies for rethinking the rigor in your WI class.  Check out the workshops and retreats link for more mini workshops presented by Campus Writing Program.

The Universality of Latino Coming-of-Age Stories: Familism and Machismo

While the world of the following two vignettes (and the third one not included here) is fictional, an imitation of an already engaging story, the vignettes’ narratives still offer an echo of Cisneros’ compelling bildungsroman morals, which I hope resonate with new readers as much as they did with me.

“Neither of woman nor of man”: Gender, Drag, and Theatrical Costume in Charlotte Brontë’s Villette

Though these women approach the stage with different levels of experience and different costumes, their performances both raise significant questions about the relationship between theatrical costume, gender performance, and identity within the novel, which like many other nineteenth-century works addresses the complexity and stability of identity and closely links identity and gender performance. I