Toronto 2017

Full CASDW 2017 Program

The Ninth Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing (CASDW/ACR)

The Presence of Writing: Making a Place for the Study of Writing and Discourse

Keynote: Professor Rebecca Moore Howard, “Teaching Rhetorical Ethics in a Post-Truth Economy”

Closing Plenary Address: Professor Catherine Schryer, “Reflections and Connections: Genre and Discourse Studies in the Canadian Context”

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (CASDW Meeting Rooms Maps)

Summary of Key Events

Saturday, May 27

  • 8:30 am            Welcome
  • 8:45 am            Opening Keynote Address
  • 10:00 am          Sessions A, B, and C (until 4:30 pm)

Sunday, May 28

  • 8:00 am            Breakfast Networking Event
  • 9:00 am            Sessions D, E, F, and G (until 4:30 pm)
  • 5:00 pm            President’s Reception
  • 6:00 pm            Annual Dinner at the Mill Street Brewery, Beer Hall

Monday, May 29

  • 9:00 am            Session H
  • 10:45 am          Closing Plenary Address
  • 1:00 pm            CASDW Annual General Meeting