4th International Conference on Writing Research

Writing Research Across Borders II

February 17-20, 2011
George Mason University
Washington D.C./Northern Virginia

 

Program Overview

Full Conference Program (PDF)

Conference Volume CFP
Deadline February 14

International Organizations

Language Statement

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writing@education.ucsb.edu

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Travel to the Conference


Note: All sessions will be held at the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University, except for the Welcome Reception and Opening Plenary Session, which will be held at the Fair Oaks Marriott—also in Fairfax. Free shuttle transportation will be provided to the Welcome Reception and Opening Plenary for conference attendees staying at the Mason Inn.
 
DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (IAD)

Driving Distance from GMU Fairfax Campus to IAD=15.02 miles
Alternative Transportation Options from GMU Fairfax Campus to IAD:
♣ Taxi Cab
Super Shuttle (Details on Discounts for Conference Attendees)
Metro Bus 5A to Rosslyn, Rosslyn Metro to Vienna, Vienna Cue Bus to GMU


RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (DCA)

Driving Distance from GMU Fairfax Campus to DCA=19.45 miles
Alternative Transportation Options from GMU Fairfax Campus to IAD:
♣ Taxi Cab
Super Shuttle (Details on Discounts for Conference Attendees)
Metro Rail Blue Line towards Crystal City, Get off at Rosslyn Station and Take Gold Line to Vienna, Vienna Cue Bus to GMU -

Driving Directions

DIRECTIONS TO FAIRFAX CAMPUS (4400 University Dr.) FROM WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Exit the airport onto the Dulles Access Road, which leads to the Dulles Toll Road at Route 267, Reston Parkway. Exit the Dulles Toll Road (no toll required) at exit 11, Fairfax County Parkway South. Follow the Parkway, and exit at Braddock Road. At the signal turn left on Braddock Road. Take the first left past Route 123 onto Roanoke River Road*, and go right at the fork in the road. Take your first left onto Mason Pond Drive to the Parking Deck, the last building on your right. An information kiosk is located outside the third level of the deck to help navigate the campus.
*Alternate : Take the second left past Route 123 (Ox Road) onto Nottoway Lane; Take a left on Patriot Circle; Right on Mason Pond Drive to the Parking Deck.

 

DIRECTIONS TO FAIRFAX CAMPUS (4400 University Dr.) FROM RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT

When exiting the airport, follow the signs to Washington, DC North and to the George Washington Parkway north, to I-395. Once on G.W. Parkway, stay in the middle lane to enter I-395 south to Richmond. Immediately move left 3 lanes to remain on I-395 south. Exit I-395 at I-495 North (exit 1D) to Tysons Corner. Exit I-495 at exit 54, Braddock Road West, and take the westbound fork. Follow Braddock Road West for approximately 6 miles. Turn right at Roanoke River Road.*  Bear right at the fork in the road.  Turn left on Mason Pond Drive; parking is available in the Parking Deck, the last building on the right.  An information kiosk is located outside the third level of the deck to help navigate the campus.
*Alternate 1: Take a right on Nottoway Lane; Left on Patriot Circle; Right on Mason Pond Drive to the Parking Deck.
Alternate 2: Take a right on Roberts Road; Left on Shenandoah; Left on Patriot Circle; Right on Mason Pond Drive to the Parking Deck.

Helpful Transportation Links

George Mason University Airport Transportation Page

Getting Around DC

DC Metro Information

Maps of George Mason Fairfax Campus

Driving Directions to Marriott Fair Oaks

 

 

Contact Us
writing@education.ucsb.edu

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Conference Organizers

Last Updated December 29, 2010
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