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Workshops and Events

Fall 2015 Night Write -
Every Wednesday , 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., in 310 Philosophy.

Join us in our fight against procrastination with our weekly Night Writes. We'll offer tables for you to get down to work.  If you have quick questions about your project, you can ask our consultant on shift.  No registration needed; free coffee and tea.


Fall 2015 Friday Workshop Series -
12:10 to 1:30 in 201a Philosophy

Workshops are free, but space is limited. To reserve your spot, please register here. (Select "Fall 2015 Workshops" in the "Choose a Schedule" drop-down menu.) All Columbia students, undergraduate and graduate, are eligible to take part.

October 2: Thesis Statements. 
We’ll discuss new strategies for creating compelling, inquiry-driven claims. Please bring a rough draft of a paper.

October 16: Grammar. 
In this first of two workshops on grammar, we’ll develop strategies to address common grammar mistakes writers make. Please bring a piece of writing in process.

October 30: Organization and Structure.
We look at effective strategies for arranging and connecting your ideas on the page.  Please bring a piece of writing in process.

November 6: Revising with Grammar.
In this second of two workshops we’ll explore how to make revisions with a focus on grammar and syntax. Please bring a piece of writing in process.

November 13: Researching for Complexity. 
We'll look at ways to get the most out of your reserach and use sources in richer, more complex ways.  Please bring a piece of research wrting in progress.

December 4: Getting It Done.
As we finish the term it can be difficult to finish your papers with the care you're used to giving your work.  We'll share time management and writing process strategies that will save you time and stress.