Call for papers | Annual Academic Writing & English Language Learners Conference | Oct. 3rd and 4th, 2014

Annual Academic Writing & English Language Learners Conference, 2014  #AWELL14

Practice in Place


October 3-4, 2014 | Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia


AWELL is designed for faculty and writing centre professionals who teach and tutor ELL students. The goal of the conference is to provide tools and approaches that may be used directly in the classroom and tutoring sessions.

Presented by the Saint Mary’s University Writing Centre, Centre for Academic and Instructional Development, and TESL Centre and the Atlantic Canadian Writing Centres Committee


For more information, visit the conference website.



Call for papers

Any session on a topic related to Academic Writing & English Language Learners is welcome. Successful submissions will include a practical approach that conference attendees can use in their academic communities. Sessions will be in a 30-min paper and 1-hour workshop format. Please indicate preference in your submission.


We encourage participation from all academic fields and disciplines.


Please submit your 250 word proposals by 4 August 2014 via e-mail:


Speakers and keynotes


Dr. Alister Cumming

Professor, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning; Former Head of the Centre for Educational Research on Languages and Literacies (CERLL), University of Toronto


Dr. Theresa Hyland

Director, Writing and Cross-Cultural Services, Huron University College at Western


Julian L’Enfant

Academic Services Manager, TESL Centre, Saint Mary’s University

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