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The Celebration of Student Writing (CSW)

36th Semiannual, Thursday, April 11, 2019


Celebration of Student Writing dates for 2019-2020:

Fall 2019: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Winter 2020: Thursday, April 9, 2020


CSW At a Glance:

Who: Students enrolled in WRTG121 Researching the Public Experience

What: Undergraduate student research projects from WRTG121

When: A Thursday afternoon, from 3:30 to 5:50 p.m., toward the end of each Fall and Winter term every year

Where: EMU Student Center Ballroom, 2nd floor

Why: To celebrate student research writing projects as part of WRTG121’s Outcome on Reflective Interaction (to share writing with the university community in addition to peers and instructors) and as part of our First-year Writing Program commitment to celebrating the everyday writing and research practices of all EMU undergraduate students

For more information about this event's history at EMU, visit http://fywp.emuenglish.org/w/Celebration_of_Student_Writing


To learn more about the CSW, watch this video by J.C. Mendez from the April 2014 event.


You may also interact with a media-rich timeline of/about the CSW, with images, audio clips, tweets, and video created for a special issue of EM-Journal by students and instructors from WRTG120: Composition I: Writing the College Experience at Eastern Michigan University's 2012 Celebration of Student Writing. Contributors: Alexis Alston, Juwan Archie, Evan Bagwell, Charles Buthia, Alysha Dobrick, Jasmine East, Erica Everett, Darashay Felder, Sasha Fox, Chris Groce, Tashai Hill, Asia Hyman, KD King, Connor Kooyers, Holly Kuhnle, Matthew McCullum, Rachel Rickard, Markus Rogers, Aylen Rounds, Dasia Slaughter, Denzel Thomas, and Jalen Yancey.


Video projects about the event include Steve Krause's from 2006 and Chelsea Lonsdale's from 2013.