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Workshops at Writing Center on Campus

Fall 2011

All workshops will be held in Eads Hall, Room 109, except as noted.

Register by phone (935-4981), by e-mail (, or in person at The Writing Center, Eads Hall, Room 111.

The Writing Process: From Brainstorming to Thesis

Thursday, Sept. 15, 4:30-6:00 PM 

Writing and Revising Essays

 Wednesday, Sept. 21, 5:00-6:30 PM

The Basics of Excellent Public Speaking

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6:00-7:30 PM 

Writing about Literature: How to Write a Critical Literary Analysis

Thursday, Oct. 6, 4:00-5:30 PM 

Using PowerPoint as an Effective Public Speaking Tool

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 5:30-7:00 PM

Writing a Research Paper I: Conducting Research (with Olin Library)

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 5:30-7:00 PM

Writing a Research Paper II: Drafting the Paper

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:00-7:30 PM

Overcoming Speech Anxiety

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 6:00-7:30 PM

Writing Essay Exams

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5:00-6:30 PM

Improving Style: Writing for Clarity and Grace

Thursday, Nov. 17, 5:00-6:30 PM

Writing a Personal Statement

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6:00-7:30 PM

This schedule is tentative.  For any changes, please come to The Writing Center or call (314) 935-4981.

If you have any suggestions for workshops you would like to see offered, please e-mail The Writing Center.

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