Fall 2018 Writing Workshops for Undergraduates

 

                                                      Fall 2018 Writing Workshop Poster

Writing the American Academic Essay (for International Students)
Monday, October 15 at 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Room B30, Lamont Library

Especially for new international students. The conventions of the American academic essay can be quite different from the expected styles and approaches in other educational systems. Come learn about approaches to writing essays for an American academic audience.

Register for this workshop by sending your name, email address, and title of workshop that you wish to attend to expos@fas.harvard.edu. Use “Writing Workshop” in your subject line.

 

Writing Papers at Harvard: Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay (for Spring Expos Students)
Thursday, October 18 at 4 – 5 p.m.
Room B30, Lamont Library

Especially for spring term Expos students. Making the transition from writing papers in high school to writing Harvard papers can be confusing. Come hear helpful tips on writing papers at Harvard, with particular attention to elements like thesis and argument, evidence, and using and citing sources.

Register for this workshop by sending your name, email address, and title of workshop that you wish to attend to expos@fas.harvard.edu. Use “Writing Workshop” in your subject line.

 

How to Read and Write in the Sciences
Thursday, October 25 at 3 – 4 p.m.
Room B30, Lamont Library

There are important differences in how writers in different disciplines communicate their ideas. Find out how writing in the sciences differs in terms of style, organization, and the use of sources and evidence. Learn the fundamentals of reading articles in the sciences. Know the right questions to ask in order to determine what your professor expects from a research paper in a science or social science course.

Register for this workshop by sending your name, email address, and title of workshop that you wish to attend to expos@fas.harvard.edu. Use “Writing Workshop” in your subject line.