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The GWRC offers workshops and other events each semester. Common topics include "Writing a Literature Review," "Crafting a Personal Statement," and "Creating Your Job Search Materials." The GWRC's director or tutors may also be able to provide a classroom-based workshop for your students. Please complete the GWRC Presentation and Teaching Request Form.

GWRC - Workshops

Write Now! A Dedicated Space for Writing

Alden Library 255 | Mondays beginning September 10, 2018 | 2:00-4:00 PM

If one of your biggest writing challenges is making time, then Write Now is for you. Join us for two hours of dedicated writing time. Bring your laptop, headphones, research materials, etc. A tutor will be available to answer questions and we'll have caffeine to keep you going. All members of the OU community are welcome to attend for all or part of the events!

Writing Literature Reviews

Alden Library 255 | October 3, 2018 | 2:00-3:00 PM

Ready to start writing your literature review? Already started writing and feeling stuck? Join us to learn key functions and fundamental structures of literature reviews. Space is limited. Please RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu by Oct 1.

Vandals in the Stacks: Decolonizing the Archives

Visiting Scholar Advertisement: Tarez Samra Graban

Alden Library Fourth Floor | October 11, 2018 | 3:00-4:30 PM

Ohio University Libraries, in partnership with the GWRC and several university departments, will be hosting a series of events featuring Dr. Tarez Samra Graban, whose research is at the intersection of Rhetoric, Feminism, Archival Work, Philosophy, and Communication. Dr. Graban will be giving an interactive discussion session on the use of primary resources for critical thinking in teaching and research. Updates and additional details will be made available on our Facebook page: @OUGWRC.  

Crafting Personal Statements

Alden Library 255 | November 14, 2018 | 2:00-3:00 PM

If you're working on graduate school or fellowship applications, join us for a quick overview on writing personal statements before winter break begins. Space is limited. Please RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu by November 12.

Long Night Against Procrastination

Alden Library 2nd Floor | December 3, 2018 | 6:00-10:00 PM

Join us for a writing marathon to work on your end-of-semester writing projects. Sponsored by Ohio University Libraries and the GWRC, the Long Night Against Procrastination will offer free walk-in tutoring (25 minute sessions), librarian support, snacks, and writing-related activities. Stop by for all of part of the event; no RSVP needed. The Long Night Against Procrastination is open to all students, faculty, and staff.