Molly Waite and Anna Worm ACF Abstract FY13

"The Cursing Consultant: The Role of Profanity in Writing Centers"

National Conference of Peer Tutoring in Writing

This presentation will explore the positive and negative ways vulgarity functions within the writing center. Profanity is generally viewed as unprofessional and is avoided, but it can play a role in establishing rapport between peers and explaining topics unhindered by the confines of professional discourse.