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Adjusting to college writing can be challenging. The Center for Writing is here to guide you through the process.

Faculty

Writing Lunches

An extended conversation about a topic in writing, plus an entree. 

Guest Speakers

Writing Migration

WITH GUEST SPEAKER LAUREN MARKHAM

Reflecting on more than a decade of work in refugee resettlement, immigration education, and journalism, Lauren Markham sheds light on the stories and myths behind and beneath the representation of migration in the news. Join her as she digs beneath the headlines to understand the ways that journalists and editors frame migration stories and related policy matters as well as reflect on our own choice of words.
  • Monday, September 30th, 4:30 in the Rehm Library

*This event is open to all*

 
Lauren Markham is an educator and the author of The Faraway Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life. It was named a New York Times Book Critics' Top Book of 2017. Her work has appeared in such outlets as NewYorker.com, The Guardian, and VQR, where she is a contributing editor.
 

Toolbox Talks

A half-hour discussion offering a concrete pedagogical strategy for teaching writing.

Bring your own lunch; beverages and dessert provided

Center for Teaching Lounge (2nd Floor, Dinand)

Students

This semester, the Center for Writing is offering five workshops on academic writing. Please join us in the Scalia Lab (2nd Floor, Dinand).

Wednesday, September 11th, 6:00-6:30pm - Writing Anxiety: Overcoming the Stress

Tuesday, October 1st, 6:00-6:30pm - Writing for Graduate School Applications

Wednesday, October 2nd, 6:00-6:30pm - Can I Say More?

Wednesday, October 23rd, 5:00-6:00pm - *The Dreaded "P" Word: Plagiarism, What it is, What it isn't, and How to Avoid it*

Tuesday, November 5th, 6:00-6:30pm - Be Clear and Concise

Wednesday, December 4th, 6:00-6:30pm - Writing Anxiety: Overcoming the Stress

 

*Co-sponsored by the HC Libraries

 

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Contact Associate Director Kristina Reardon at x2287 or kreardon@holycross.edu or Office Coordinator Samantha Garrity at x2332 or at sgarrity@holycross.edu

You can also find more international student resources at Holy Cross here.

Events

Lauren Markham: Writing Migration
Sep 30, 2019
04:30 PM
SMITH Rehm Lib
Free
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