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October 2018

Writerly Wednesday

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Come write with us! Quiet writing, writing conversations, refreshments and consults!   ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY: Each Wednesday a Brock Community of writers provides a space for graduate student writers. Writerly Wednesday Writers' community offers: quiet writing space on-site drop-in access to research consults and critical read consults by experts micro-workshops on a number of writing and research topics Every week there will be 2.5 quiet hours of writing time. Every other week, each 3-hour session will begin with a 20 min…

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Writerly Wednesday

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Come write with us! Quiet writing, writing conversations, refreshments and consults!   ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY: Each Wednesday a Brock Community of writers provides a space for graduate student writers. Writerly Wednesday Writers' community offers: quiet writing space on-site drop-in access to research consults and critical read consults by experts micro-workshops on a number of writing and research topics Every week there will be 2.5 quiet hours of writing time. Every other week, each 3-hour session will begin with a 20 min…

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Writerly Wednesday

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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COME WRITE WITH US! Quiet writing, writing conversations, refreshments and consults! ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY: Each Wednesday a Brock Community of writers provides a space for graduate student writers. Writerly Wednesday Writers' community offers: quiet writing space on-site drop-in access to research consults and critical read consults by experts micro-workshops on a number of writing and research topics Every week there will be 2.5 quiet hours of writing time. Every other week, each 3-hour session will begin with a 20 min facilitated…

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November 2018

Who Says What? Writing and Citing

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Magazine and books

Writerly Wednesday Mini-workshop: 12:00 noon to 12:30 pm. Who Says What? Writing and Citing. Practice sharpening your papers during this citing best practice session with an activity to help you focus on establishing authorial presence when embedding citations in your work. COME WRITE WITH US! Quiet writing, writing conversations, refreshments and consults! ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY: Each Wednesday a Brock Community of writers provides a space for graduate student writers. Writerly Wednesday Writers’ community offers: quiet writing space on-site drop-in access to research…

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Writerly Wednesday: Sketchnoting

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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Using Visual Notes to Structure Your Writing Explore non-linear methods of organizing information to record, brainstorm, plan, and communicate your ideas. Facilitator: Giulia Forsythe, Centre for Pedagogical Innovation Location: TH 253 Learn more about Giulia here >> You'll find more of her sketchnotes at the link below. https://www.flickr.com/photos/gforsythe/ ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY This 20-min mini-workshop will be followed by quiet writing time. Writers are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours…

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Writerly Wednesday: Building a strong argument

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Building a strong argument -hosted by Snezana Ratkovic What big idea are you writing about? What argument are you building in the paper? What concepts and structures will you use to build that argument? Join us to focus, organize, clarify, link, and convince ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY This 20-min mini-workshop will be followed by quiet writing time. Writers are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours of quiet writing. Refreshments and…

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Writerly Wednesday: Quiet Writing Time & Consultations

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This week, there will not be a workshop, only quiet writing time, and consultations with the Vitae Partners. ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY Writers’ are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours of quiet writing. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Please search the Vitae calendar for additional micro-workshops and Writerly Wednesday programming. For details, please contact Karin Perry, kperry@brocku.ca

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December 2018

Writerly Wednesday: Creative Outlines

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This free flow responsive writing activity will help you 1) think about conceptualizing your ideas, 2) make your implicit ideas explicit, 3) identify any gaps in your thinking, and 4) with a strategy you can apply in your future writing. Nicola Simmons, Faculty of Education ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY This 20-min mini-workshop will be followed by quiet writing time. Writers are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours of quiet writing.…

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January 2019

Science Action: Submission Deadline

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Science Action challenges you to create a 60 second short, creative video that will get Canadians excited about science and engineering research. Submission deadline: January 18, 2019 First prize of $3500, second prize of $3000, third prize of $2750 and runner up prize of $2500. Explaining research in 60 seconds takes skill, talent and planning. Get inspired and watch winning videos here! For more information on all communication challenges go https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/vitae/challenges/

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SSHRC Storytellers: Submission Deadline

Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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 Each year, SSHRC challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future prosperity. The results are clever, inventive, funny, moving, inspirational and educational. Send us your pitch—in three minutes or 300 words—telling us about a great SSHRC-funded project happening at your school. The project can be yours or it can be a professor’s (get their permission first!), but your pitch needs to be creative, compelling and clear. Submission deadline:…

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