Upcoming Events

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the October 22nd session.

For New Graduate TAs: Feedback and Grading in STEM

, 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Teaching Consultants, this workshop discusses the differences between types of feedback (summative and formative), ways to provide feedback to students, and strategies for challenges encountered when giving feedback.
Please register here.

English Language Workshop: Academic Writing Series

, 520

This series focuses on skills needed for clear writing in the U.S. academic context. This semester’s workshops will focus on incorporating sources, summarizing, and synthesizing in English.

Register here.

“How I Teach with Art”: A Sheridan Center-RISD Museum Workshop Series

In this session facilitated by Stephen Bush, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, participants will discuss strategies for teaching sensitive material or artwork that may elicit strong reactions from students. Taking Andy Warhol’s work, Race Riot, as a starting point, participants will explore ways to help students critically reflect in writing, perform visual analysis, and engage in challenging discussions. Space is limited, please register here.

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the October 29th session.

English Language Workshop: Academic Writing Series

, 520

This series focuses on skills needed for clear writing in the U.S. academic context. This semester’s workshops will focus on incorporating sources, summarizing, and synthesizing in English.

Register here.

Early Career Faculty Roundtable with Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell

, 720

Please join us for lunch with Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell. This series brings early career faculty together with campus leaders for discussion and community building.

Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the November 5th session.

Literature Reviews and Synthesis Matrices

, 520

Friday, November 9, 12:00-1:30pm, 520 in the Sciences Library
This fall, the Writing Center has launched a new Dissertation  
Workshop Series for graduate students.  The next workshop in the series,  
led by Dr. Stacy Kastner, the Associate Director of the Writing Center and  
Writing Support Programs, will focus on literature reviews, specifically on  
unpacking the rhetorical and epistemological dimensions of the literature  
review as a method of scholarly socialization for graduate students.  

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the November 12th session.

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the November 19th session.

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the November 26th session.

“How I Teach with Art”: A Sheridan-RISD Museum Workshop Series

In this session facilitated by Patricia Sobral, Distinguished Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, participants will explore strategies for teaching with art and objects in their courses. Through engaging with the RISD Museum’s Phantom of Liberty exhibit, participants will learn ways to help students feel included in museum spaces and practice observational skills. Space is limited; please register here.