Writing Resources for Graduate Students

Around Mason

Time and Space to Write

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

Graduate Life Writing Days
Fall 2018: Saturday November 3, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Spring 2019: Saturday, April 13, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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 7, 2018 
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 26, 2018 
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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