Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Writing Workshops, Seminars, and Panels

Throughout the academic year, the Graduate Writing Lab provides workshops, information sessions, and panels that can help you enhance your skills in a variety of areas. We return from break ready to offer you exciting Spring 2019 events!

 

Our upcoming Series include the following:

 

From Paper to Science Publication Series

Dates Tuesdays, Jan 15, 22nd, 29th, Feb 5th, and 12th, 2019 Time 4:00-5:30 p.m. Location Kroon G01

  • Crafting a Great Introduction (Jan 15)
  • Writing up Methods & Results (Jan 22)
  • Creating a Discussion (Jan 29)
  • Titles, Abstracts, & Figure Legends (Feb 5)
  • Submitting & Responding to Editors (Feb 12)

Register here!

Presenting Engagingly Series

For Humanities and Social Sciences:

Dates: Tuesdays 1/22, 1/29, Feb 2/12 Time: 4-5:30p.m. Location: Poorvu Center, Room 121 

  • Conferences from Abstract to Q&A (1/22)
  • Designing Effective Slides for Humanities and Social Science Presentations (1/29)
  • Public Speaking Clinic for Humanities and Social Sciences (2/12)

Register here!

Presenting Engagingly Series

For Sciences:

Date: Thursdays, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, & Mar 7 Time: 5:00-6:30p.m. Location: Hope 110, Medical Campus

  • Crafting the (Short) Story of Your Research (2/7)
  • How to Present Engagingly in the Sciences (2/14)
  • Poster Preparation & Template Development for STEM and Soc. Sciences (2/21)
  • Designing Effective Slides in Science Presentations (2/28)
  • How to Present Engagingly in the Sciences (WEST CAMPUS: Tues, Mar 5th; Room TBA)
  • Figure-Making in the Sciences (3/7)

Register here!

Crafting Your Publishable Legal Article Series

Dates: Wednesdays from Jan. 23, 2019 to Feb. 27, 2019 Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m. Location: Poorvu Center, Room 121

  • Choosing the Paper and Publication (Jan 23)
  • Honing Your Argument for a New Audience (Jan 30)
  • Editing for Publication (Feb 13)
  • Submitting Your Paper and Abstract (Feb 27)

Register here!

Also, check out a sampling of our upcoming individual workshops in the calendar below.

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From Fall to Spring semesters, our programming covers various aspects of the following broad topics:

  • Developing Your Academic Style
  • Writing in Academic Genres
  • Advancing Your Research
  • Research Management Techniques
  • Building up Your Grant Writing Skills
  • Writing for Publication
  • Communicating for Academics and Broader Audiences
  • Career and Professional Development

Engage with our programming to hone your academic writing skills, improve your grant and fellowship writing techniques, bolster your confidence in preparing presentations, posters, and publications, and receive useful answers to many questions related to your academic experience at Yale. 

 Writing in my discipline

Events in this Series

Title Time Location
Introduction to Scrivener Software for Managing Your Research and Writing Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
CTL 121
301 York Street
New Haven , CT
Styling Your Academic Writing Series, Part 1: Clear It Up Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
CTL 121
301 York Street
New Haven , CT
Writing in the Legal World: Critical Skills for the Practiioner Part 2 Writing the Appellate Brief Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
CTL 120C
301 York Street
New Haven , CT
Leveraging your Online Presence Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
CTL 121
301 York Street
New Haven , CT
Styling Your Academic Writing Series, Part 2: Cut It in Half Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
CTL 121
301 York Street
New Haven , CT
Styling Your Academic Writing Series, Part 3: Help It Flow Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
CTL M104A
301 York Street
New Haven , CT
Writing in the Legal World: Critical Skills for the Practitioner Part 3 Emails and Letters in Legal Practice Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
CTL 120C
301 York Street
New Haven , CT
Styling Your Academic Writing Series, Part 4: “Use Good Words” Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
CTL 121
301 York Street
New Haven , CT
Styling Your Academic Writing Series, Part 5: “Music, Personality, Voice" Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
CTL 121
301 York Street
New Haven , CT

Eligibility 

The Graduate Writing Lab programs are designed for graduate students and professional school students. However, we cordially invite Yale postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and staff to take advantage of these programs. All workshops are free and available to all who are interested within the Yale community.    

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To Find Out More 

To find out more and sign up for these events, check your email for our weekly electronic Graduate Writing Lab newsletter! You can also check the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning calendar regularly for updates.

Past Events in this Series

Title Event Topic Time
Writing in the Legal World: Critical Skills for the Practitioner Part 1 Writing the Legal Memo Writing in the Legal World: Critical Skills for the Practitioner Part 1 Writing the Legal Memo Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
From Paper to Publication in the Humanities and Social Sciences Part 5: Writing a Good Cover Letter and Responding to Journal Decisions From Paper to Publication in the Humanities and Social Sciences Part 5: Writing a Good Cover Letter and Responding to Journal Decisions Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
The Reproducibility Debates in Science and Social Science Research The Reproducibility Debates in Science and Social Science Research Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
From Paper to Publication Part 4: Revising and Editing From Paper to Publication in the Humanities and Social Sciences Part 4: Revising and Editing for Macro and Micro-Level Issues Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Crafting Your Publishable Legal Article Part 4: Submitting the Paper and Abstract Crafting Your Publishable Legal Article Part 4: Submitting the Paper and Abstract Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Crafting and Tailoring Your Abstract in The Social Sciences and Humanities Crafting and Tailoring Your Abstract in The Social Sciences and Humanities Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Prospectus Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences Prospectus Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
From Paper to Publication Part 3: Honing Your Argument From Paper to Publication in the Humanities and Social Sciences Part 3: Honing Your Argument from Introduction to Conclusion Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Prospectus Writing in the Sciences Prospectus Writing in the Sciences Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
How to Present Engagingly in the Sciences How to Present Engagingly in the Sciences Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm