conference 2017

bogota[third]The 2014 Paris Conference on Feb 19th-22nd 2014 was a great success. New officers were elected and planning is moving forward for the 2017 conference in Bogota.The 2017 Conference website is
[/third][third]El Congreso de París realizado en febrero de 2014 fue un gran éxito. Se votaron nuevos miembros del comité directivo de la ISAWR y se comenzó a organizar el próximo Congreso, que se hará en Bogotá en 2017. El sitio web del Congreso de 2017 es:
[/third][third]La Conférence de Paris, du 19 au 22 février 2014, a été un franc succès. Le comité de direction a été renouvelé par vote lors de l’assemblée générale. Les préparatifs de la prochaine conférence, qui aura lieu en 2017 à Bogota, vont bon train. Le site de la Conférence 2017 est


Wrabogota – 15th – 18th February, 2017 –
Bogotá, Colombia
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Call for proposals
Proposal Deadline 1st April, 2016
Writing Research Across Borders (WRAB) IV

Detailed information in English, French Portuguese, and Spanish at the Conference Website:

The International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research – ISAWR invites you to the Fourth World Conference on Writing Research

The International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research (ISAWR) is composed of researchers from all over the world interested in writing across all education levels. ISAWR’s Writing Research Across Borders conference is currently the most important global research meeting on writing research and is aimed at discussing topics related with writing and knowledge production across different levels of education. In seven years, the WRAB Conference has promoted the exchange of approaches, the regular updating and the creation of networks to carry out research and international projects. In order to share experiences and research on reading and writing from all over the world more fully with the work in Latin America and the Caribbean, the next Conference will be held in Bogotá, Colombia, February 2017.

Previous WRAB conferences were:
Writing Research Across Borders (2008) – University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Writing Research Across Borders II (2011) – George Mason University, Fairfax, Northern Virginia, USA
Writing Research Across Borders III (2014) – Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris, France

The Conference Organizers invite proposals for presentations, symposia, round tables, and posters from all perspectives and methods, as well as directed to all levels of writing development. In order to speak to interest of Latin American  education – the relation of reading and writing -, the organizers especially invite proposals on the following topics and questions.

Further details are in the attached .pdf and at the conference website:

Conditions and criteria for proposal selection
The proposals should clearly and coherently indicate:
‒        the topic and the field of work. They need not be limited to the topics and questions above, but they should fit within the area of writing research.
‒        the type of study.
‒        the motivations and the precedents behind the experience or study.
‒        the objectives of the study or experience.
‒        the samples, population and corpus used in the research or experience.
‒        the procedures, techniques, and tools employed.
‒        the theoretical foundation of the research or experience.
‒        the most important results, achievements and limitations.

The scientific committee will anonymously examine the proposals. Name and last name of the authors or other identifying should not appear in the summaries.
Proposals and the identifying information must be uploaded through the site

Deadline for submission of proposals: April 1, 2016
Proposal acceptance notices sent: June 2016
Proposers must accept the invitation and register for the conference in order to appear on the program by October 31, 2016.


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