2014 Conference of the ALSCW

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 ALSCW Conference will take place Friday and Saturday, April 4th and 5th at the Indiana Union of Indiana University. Please pass the word to your colleagues, and greet the spring with us in beautiful Bloomington. Plans include a preliminary evening of readings on Thursday night, April 3rd, and an ALSCW board meeting on Sunday morning the 6th.

University of Georgia

The IU Union sponsors express bus service between Indianapolis Airport and the conference site. Rooms will be available for conference-goers at the Union as well as in several hotels adjacent to campus. Watch for follow-up announcements with more particular information. We are looking forward to seeing you this coming April.

John Briggs

ALSCW President

Professor of English

McSweeny Family Chair of Rhetoric and Teaching Excellence

(951) 827-7759







A tentative conference schedule is now available. It may be found online at http://alscw.org/PDFs/tentativeconfschedule2014.pdf.


Dear ALSCW Members and Friends:

The registration form for the ALSCW’s twentieth annual conference is now available at http://alscw.org/events/conferences/registration/index.html. Hotel and travel information http://alscw.org/events/conferences/plan-visit/index.html. All meetings will take place at Indiana University, in the Indiana Union (the Biddle Hotel and Conference Center).

The conference will begin relatively informally on Thursday evening, April 3rd, at 7:30 with refreshments and readings of poetry and prose. The panels and seminars will begin Friday morning at 9:00. The Association banquet will take place Saturday evening, after a second day of panels and seminars. The only function scheduled for Sunday is the meeting of Association officers and the Executive Council. A detailed schedule will become available in the coming weeks.

We look forward to seeing you at Indiana University in Bloomington.

John Briggs, ALSCW President