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Graduate Events Fall 2017

Thursday Graduate Writing Group
10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14
1:00pm-4:00pm, Undergraduate Library, room 251
Want to meet your writing goals ina a distraction-free setting? Join us for sustained writing in the company of your colleagues from across the disciplines. Each session will begin with a short conversation about goals and end with a wrap-up of accomplishments. We encourage writers to commit to a writing routine by regulary attending this group.

This is a productivity writing group, whose main purpose is the provide structure and community for work that can sometimes feel structureless and isolating. It is ideal for graduate students seeking to create a writing routine, make progress and meet dealines on long term writing projects, or jump-start a new writing project. If youa re seeking feedback on your writing, please make an appointment with a Writers Workshop consultant at http://illinois.mywconline.com

Friday Graduate Writing Group
10/27, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15
8:30am-12:30pm, Undergraduate Library, room 251
Start your day the "write" way! Join us for sustained writing in the company of your colleagues from across the disciplines. Each session will begin with a short conversation about goals and end with a wrap-up of accomplishments. We encourage writers to commit to a writing routine by regularly attending this group.

This is a productivity writing group, who main purpose is to provide structure and community for work that can sometimes feel structureless and isolating. It is ideal for graduate students seeking to create a writing routine, make progress and meet dealines on long-term writing projects, or jump-start a new writing project. If you are seeking feedback on your writing, please make an appointment with a Writers Workshop consultant at https://illinois.mywconline.com

Saturday Writing Group
10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16
10:30am-1:30pm, Undergraduate Library, room 251
Make the most of your weekend writing time! Join us for sustained writing in the company of your colleagues from across the disciplines. Each session will begin with a short conversation about goals and end with a wrap-up of accomplishments. We encourage writers to commit to a writing routine by regularly attending this group.

This is a productivity writing group, whose main purpose is to provide structure and community for work that can sometimes feel structureless and isolating. It is ideal for graduate students seeking to create a writing routine, make progress and meet dealines on long-term writing projects, or jump-start a new writing project. If you are seeking feedback on your writing, please make an appointment with a Writers Workshop consultant at https://illinois.mywconline.com

Best Practices for Dissertation Writers
10/26/17, 11:00am-12:30pm, Gregory Hall, room 221
This workshop will discuss best practices for large writing projects, including tips for getting started and staying on track, cultivating effective writing habits, and forming a successful writing group. Disseratation and thesis writers from any discipline are welcome.

Interpreting & Using Critical Feedback
11/7/17, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Lincoln Hall, room 1024
Feeling overwhelmed by the critical feedback you're receiving from your professors, advisers, and/or collaborators? This workshop will help you assess, integrate, and respond to critical feedback in the revision process. The workshop will be most helpful to graduate students or undergraduates working on senior theses or capstone projects

Seminar Paper to Publication Workshop
11/30/17 2:00pm-3:30pm, Foreign Language Building, room 1120
This workshop is about turning a seminar and/or conference paper into a published academic article by focusing on stages of revision and the general expectations of publishing in academia.

Best Practices for Dissertation Writers
12/7/17, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Lincoln Hall, room 1092
This workshop will discuss best practices for large writing projects, including tips for getting and staying on track, cultivating effective writing habits, and forming a successful writing group. Dissertation and thesis writers from any discipline are welcome.