Eastern Michigan Writing Project

Launched in the mid-1980s, the Eastern Michigan Writing Project (EMWP) is one of 11 sites of the National Writing Projects of Michigan and one of more than 200 sites of the National Writing Project. The EMWP seeks to improve student writing and thinking by improving the teaching of writing, provide professional development programs for classroom teachers and expand the professional roles of teachers.

Deborah Appleman Visit to Eastern Michigan University

Professor and author Deborah Appleman will be presenting a lecture at Eastern Michigan University on her experiences teaching language, literature, and writing to men in a high-security prison. This free lecture will take place on Thursday, October 31, at 5:30 PM in the Student Center, Room 350. 

Professor Appleman recounts her experiences teaching in the prison in her book Words No Bars Can Hold: Literacy Learning in Prison.   For more information, check out this flyer [PDF].

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