Project Description

Click titles below for detailed descriptions of the one-day, weekend, and weeklong workshops scheduled this year. Registration is now open for the November 2016 Writer as Reader One-Day workshops. To see a full list of November 2016 workshop offerings, click here.


November: Writer As Reader

  • Writer as Reader workshops focus on pairings of texts from a variety of genres and demonstrate IWT practices that show rather than tell how writing identifies texts’ multiple meanings. Read More

March: Curriculum Conversation 

  • 2009 initiated what will be a series of Curriculum Conversations: One-day workshops exploring cross-disciplinary approaches to teaching canonical texts through writing to learn practices. This year’s Curriculum Conversation will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Bard’s Annandale campus.  The theme is “The Lord of the Flies: An Allegorical Tale of Democracy and Survival.” Registration for the 2017 Curriculum Conversation will open after the conclusion of the November workshops.

July Weeklong

  • July workshops offer a retreat in which to learn new writing practices, read diverse texts, talk with teachers from across the country, and find time for rest and reflection on the Bard campus. Registration for the July 2017 workshops will open in early spring of 2017. To learn about the July 2016 workshops that took place at Bard this summer, Read More.