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Graduate Writing Workshops

Workshop presentation

From the Library, Dr. Henri Monschein offers specialized workshops on topics tailored to graduate students' writing and research needs.

Next workshop: TBA. Fall Workshop Series will be announced. 

Contact Dr. Henri Mondschein for next events or any questions:

Upcoming Events: Fall Workshop Series

We invite you to attend in-person or virtually.

Location: The in-person location will be determined for the summer workshop series; joining via Zoom will always be an option!

Meeting ID: 997 4527 8408
Passcode: 587033

Schedule for Spring 2023
Date Time Meeting Topic Description
Saturday, January 28 9:30-11:15 a.m. Write Like a Scholar! Finding Your Academic Tone Discover practical ways to enhancing your writing through brevity, attribution and evidence, using an active voice, word choice and more. Learn practical ways to bump up your tone from vernacular to academic. Bring your thesis or dissertation drafts for hands-on practice and small group work.
Saturday, February 11 9:30-11:15 a.m. Effective Transitions to Make Your Writing Flow Avoid dull, choppy writing and make your words and ideas flow with appropriate transitions.  Bring an assignment, thesis or dissertation draft for practice and small group writing activities.
Saturday, March 4 9:30-11:15 a.m. Make Your Writing Pop with Today’s Software Tools Did you know that Academic Writer has templates, a tool for adding APA heading levels, and a reference manager that adds perfect APA citations to your paper? Discover how the free version of Grammarly can catch often overlooked usage errors. See how CrossRef will help you find correct DOI links and APA 7th citations for your papers, thesis or dissertation. Bring your drafts and polish your work in time for your next deadline!
Saturday, April 15 9:30-11:15 a.m. Tips for Evaluating and Critiquing Articles and Research Graduate work frequently requires you to thoughtfully evaluate and critique research. In fact, that’s an important part of your literature review. Attend this first of two workshops on writing effective literature reviews and gain valuable tips on writing critiques. Work with peers in small groups. A graduate writing consultant will be present to provide feedback.
Saturday, April 29 9:30-11:15 a.m. Writing the Literature Review: Enhancing Your Literature Review Draft Does your literature review read like a boring list of published studies? Are you writing a lengthy critique of each study you cite? Find the right balance and discover tips for enhancing your literature review chapter. Bring your draft and work in small groups and polish that review. A graduate writing consultant will be present to provide feedback.