History & Legacy

The UNM Writing Across Communities Initiative Presents...

A Spring 2014 series of events in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Writing Across Communities (WAC) Initiative at UNM, and dedicated to the memory of grassroots civil rights activist and citizen scholar Dr. Vicente Ximenes.

Citizen Scholars: Cultivating Ecologies of Writing

A Workshop Series Facilitated by Dr. Michelle Hall Kells
UNM Student Union Building, Mirage-Thunderbird Room

  • Workshop One: Knowing Our Students - Friday, March 14, 1pm-2:30pm
  • Workshop Two: Inviting Our Students into Academic Discourses - Friday, March 28, 1pm-2:30pm
  • Workshop Three: Mentoring Our Students into Civic and Professional Cultures - Friday, April 4, 1pm-2:30pm

Reception to Honor the Life and Work of Dr. Vicente Ximenes, March 28, 3-4:30pm

Southwest Hispanic Research Institute and Chicana and Chicano Studies Bldg 1829 Sigma Chi Rd NE

For more info on the legacy Dr. Ximenes at UNM, visit our Vicente Ximenes Scholarship in Rhetoric and Community Literacy page.

3rd Annual Writing the World Symposium

"Rhetorical Listening: Navigating Disparities in Privilege" April 11, 2014
Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Krista Ratcliffe
Krista Ratcliffe's Keynote Address, "Rhetorical Listening: What's Next?"
Lesson Plan and Worksheet for 2014 Writing the World Symposium