Writing – A Grad Student Professional Development Workshop

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These faculty-led workshops were designed to support graduate student research on race and ethnicity, build research community across disciplines and aid in the professional development of Brown graduate students.

Kindly RSVP to [email protected] for any one or all of the seminars listed below.

Exams – Monday, December 10, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Robert Self (Professor of American History, Chair of History, Brown) on how to think about and prepare for comprehensive exams.

Publishing – Monday, February 11, 10:00am-12:00pm
David Brunsma (Professor of Sociology, Virginia Tech) and David Embrick (Professor of Sociology, UConn), Co-Editors of Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, on how to get journal articles on race and ethnicity published.

Writing – Thursday, March 7, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Austin Jackson (Assistant Director of The Writing Center and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Creative Nonfiction Writing Program) on how to approach writing and how to keep writing through writing blocks.

Teaching – Monday, April 1, 12:00pm-2:00pm
Matthew Guterl (Professor of Africana Studies and American Studies, Chair of American Studies, Brown) on how to teach under complex conditions, reach your students, challenge and inspire them.

Grants – Tuesday, April 9, 12:00pm-2:00pm
Keisha-Khan Perry (Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Brown) on how to write successful grants.