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

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
From Dissertation to Book Panel Event with Top Editors from Humanities and Social Sciences From Dissertation to Book Panel Event with Top Editors from Humanities and Social Sciences Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm
Styling Your Academic Writing Series, Part 5: “Music, Personality, Voice" Styling Your Academic Writing Series:Part 5: “Music, Personality, Voice" Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writing and Pitching Opinion Editorials Writing and Pitching Opinion Editorials Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
From Scope to Stance: Writing a Systematic Review in the Social Sciences From Scope to Stance: Writing a Systematic Review in the Social Sciences Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Styling Your Academic Writing Series, Part 4: “Use Good Words” Styling Your Academic Writing Series:Part 4: “Use Good Words” Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Designing Your LinkedIn Portfolio in the Social Sciences and Humanities Webinar Designing Your LinkedIn Portfolio in the Social Sciences and Humanities Webinar Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Writing in the Legal World: Critical Skills for the Practitioner Part 3 Emails and Letters in Legal Practice 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
Styling Your Academic Writing Series, Part 3: Help It Flow Styling Your Academic Writing Series:Part 3: “Help It Flow Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writing Book Reviews in the Humanities Writing Book Reviews in the Humanities Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
GWL Workshop: Leveraging your Online Presence GWL Workshop: Leveraging your Online Presence Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm