September 15, 2017 - 3:30pm
International Café: "Goals and Expectations: Understanding Your Writing Assignments"

When you receive a writing assignment from your instructor, you may find yourself unsure of what your instructor is looking for, or even frightened by how much is expected of you. What kind of...

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September 22, 2017 - 3:30pm
Writers' Café: Flash Fiction and Using Constraints to Write—Peg Alford Pursell & Tom McWhorter

One of the many paradoxes of creativity is that it benefits from constraints. We might think the imagination needs total freedom,...

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September 29, 2017 - 3:30pm
International Café: “The Devil’s in the Details”

Why do western academics value minute, particular details in writing?  How does a writer craft effective details? Where are they best placed in a composition? How are they best integrated with the...

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October 6, 2017 - 3:30pm
Writers' Café: Writing with Voices: Audio Poetics and the Art of Appropriation—Erin Anderson

Note: This session will be in digital lab CL 435, NOT in...

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October 13, 2017 - 3:30pm
International Café: “The More You Know: Building Vocabulary to Strengthen Your Writing”

Do you struggle to know which vocabulary words to use when writing your assignments successfully and fluently? During this session of the Writer's Cafe, we will read several short pieces of...

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October 20, 2017 - 3:30pm
Writers' Café: All Over the Place: Writing Settings and Landscape—Jim Daniels & Chauna Craig

In a New York Times...

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November 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
Writers' Café: Writing as a Wisdom Project—Catherine Gammon

Combining the practice of imaginative writing with meditation in the Zen tradition, this session of the Writer’s Café invites...

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November 10, 2017 - 3:30pm
Writers' Café: The Ossip and Composition Awards View >
November 17, 2017 - 3:30pm
International Café: “Using Quotations to Generate Ideas”



Facilitated by Sam Pittman.

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December 1, 2017 - 3:30pm
International Café: “Write Up, Speak Up: Practicing Your Presentation Skills”


Facilitated by Rachel McTernan.

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