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Academic Chats: Right Your Writing: How to Make Your Manuscripts More Engaging

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Hartley Conference Center, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building

Application Deadline: Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Registration Closed.

What are some ways to reduce over-complexity in your scholarly writing? What is "prewriting" and "writing blind" and how can they help you write more effectively with less effort.  These and other approaches  will be discussed with two professional guests that have had a great deal of experience in helping PhD students improve their writing.

Guest Speaker:

  • Anna Schultz, Music Department
  • Andrea Lunsford, professor emerita, English

Academic Chats are monthly lunch-time discussion groups for graduate students who are considering a career as a faculty member. Chats are an opportunity to learn from and share experiences with others who are preparing for or launching their career as a professor.

Offered throughout the academic year, each Academic Chat focuses on a specific topic and features guest speakers from Stanford and local colleges.

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Candid photo of Rick Reis
Consulting Professor, Mechanical Engineering