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  • Message from the e.g. Committee Chairs, Incoming and Outgoing

    Date: 2010.09.24 | Category: Editorial Committee, News | Response: 0

    From the Outgoing Chair

    As the outgoing e.g. committee chair, first of all I’d like to say how excited I am about the direction e.g. is going.  With not just one but three new committee chairs, I know a lot of exciting things are going to happen with e.g. in the near future, building both on past successes and not-so-successes.  Speaking of past successes, one of the benefits of being a committee chair is that I get to work with a committee, and these past two years have really made me appreciate the work that committees can do.  And the e.g. committee is a really dedicated group!

    Beyond the committee, however, I’d like to briefly acknowledge the wonderful work students have submitted.  As e.g. committee chair, I was able to engage directly and indirectly with the students who submitted essays, and I have been impressed not only by the quality of their writing, but also by their desire to see their work reach a larger audience.  Therein lies the importance of e.g.: helping students get their exemplary writing to a wider audience, and helping a wider audience see exemplary writing from UW first-year writers.  It’s been great to be chairing that effort, and I look forward to the continued growth and development of e.g.

    Raj

    From the Incoming Chairs

    As the new co-chairs of e.g., we would like to welcome everyone back for another productive year.  We have some exciting new changes on the horizon, including an Awards Ceremony and a new subset of e.g. (called i.e.) which will award writing in different genres.  This year the Submission Selection and Awards Ceremony are taking place during fall quarter so as to enhance e.g.’s year-round commitment to excellence in writing at the 100-level.  To that end, we look forward to a year of reviewing new submissions, working alongside undergraduate writers, and sharing a variety of distinguished pieces of writing with the wider academic community.  As always, we are open to and enthusiastic about suggestions for improvement, so feel free to contact us with any new ideas, comments, or questions as we collectively strive to make e.g. an even more useful and relevant resource for both undergraduate students and their instructors.

    Ashley, Alice, and Dave

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The editorial committee of e.g., UW’s online journal of 100-level writing, is pleased to announce the winning essays for 2009-10: Paige Edmiston, “The Tell Tale Word: The Role of Authorship in Literary Analysis” and Jessica Oscoy, “The Irony of Higher Education.” Submissions for the 2011-12 academic year are currently being accepted until the end of September 2012.

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