Congratulations to Professor Mya Poe, who, with Professor Asao Inoue (CSU Fresno) has received the CCCC Outstanding Book Award for 2014 in the Edited Collection category for their book Race and Writing Assessment. Professor Poe is working on a book entitled “The Consequences of Writing Assessment” about the effects of writing assessment on diverse students.
Congratulations to doctoral candidates and NULab for Texts, Maps and Networks graduate fellows Elizabeth Hopwood, Ben Doyle, Alicia Peaker, and Jim McGrath, whose posters have been accepted to the Digital Humanities 2014 Conference. Liz and Ben will present a poster session on the Early Caribbean Digital Archive, and Alicia and Jim will present a poster session on Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive. Digital Humanities is the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), and will be held in Lausanne, Switzerland this July.
The Writing Program‘s partnership with 826 Boston, which supports a Writing Center at the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science in Roxbury has received a gift from the Cabot Family Charitable Trust. Congratulations to Professors Chris Gallagher and Neal Lerner for their leadership in this community project.Read more...