The Writing Center

Writing Resources for Graduate Students

Around Mason

Time and Space to Write

Weekly Graduate Write-Ins (Fairfax, Arlington)
Fairfax: Fridays, 9:30 - 1:00; Saturdays, 10:00 - 1:30
Arlington: visit the library's workshop page for dates and times.

Graduate Life Writing Days
Fall 2017: Saturday November 4
Spring 2018: Saturday, April 14

Workshops and Workshop Series

"Thriving in Graduate School" workshop series — The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning

"Maximizing Productivity" workshop series — Graduate Student Life 

"Preparing for Careers in the Academy" workshop series — The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning

Writing Center workshops

Library Research Skill/Tool workshops

Events 

Gradstravaganza
Friday, September 8
Mini workshops promoting success in grad school, including one on "Making the Commitment to Writing." Sponsored by Graduate Student Life.

Graduate Research Connections (GRADReCon)
Friday, October 27
A day of workshops on topics essential to your success in grad school, including one on "Writing a Review of the Literature." Sponsored by Graduate Student Life and the University Libraries

Online Resources

Writing Reviews of the Literature

Literature Reviews: An Overview for Graduate Students
North Carolina State's excellent 10-minute presentation

 

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