Academic Writing in the Social Sciences & Humanities


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  • Speaker: Jamie Jones
  • Host Department: Sweetland Center for Writing
  • Date: 04/02/2014
  • Time: 10:00AM - 11:30AM

  • Location: East Conference Room, 4th Floor Rackham Building

  • Description:

    This workshop is designed to help graduate students identify and meet the challenges of academic writing in the Social Sciences and Humanities. It will offer practical suggestions on how to:

    • Contextualize, frame, and test an effective argument
    • Strengthen the structure of an argument
    • Identify writing conventions in your discipline
    • Situate your work within the existing scholarship of your field
    • Write with clarity and precision at the level of sentence, paragraph, and section
    • Solicit and respond to feedback from advisors and peers

    This workshop will be useful for Social Science and Humanities graduate students writing seminar papers, dissertations, conference papers and articles. Co-sponsored by Rackham and the Sweetland Center for Writing. 

    Pre-registration is required at

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