Upcoming Workshops: Updates for Spring 2018 coming soon

The Ott Memorial Writing Center offers free workshops on a variety of topics connected to writing. All workshops are open to all members of the Marquette community. Click on the title for more information and to register.

Spring 2018 Workshops TBA

Workshop Title Date and Time Location Description

Grad Writing Group

 

Every Wednesday the Ott is open

4:30p.m. to 6:30p.m

 

Raynor Library 330B

Are you a graduate student looking for a quiet space in which to write? Come to this weekly workshop, meet with other grad students, and spend time writing with an experienced tutor on hand to answer questions. Register by going to WCOnline and selecting "Workshops for Writers" from the drop down menu.

 

Writing Retreat

 

February 3 (Saturday)

10a.m. to 2p.m.

Suite C in Rayor basement

Do you need a quiet study space to get some work done? Do you enjoy working with others, even if it is quietly, in a designated space? Is free lunch something you crave? Then come to our writing retreat where we'll provide the space, the tutors, and the time for you to work in a stress-free setting. Lunch included! Register by going to WCOnline and selecting "Workshops for Writers" from the drop down menu.

 

Frederick Douglass Transcriptathon

February 14

1p.m. ro 2p.m.

Raynor 227 Come and join thousands of other scholars in celebrating Frederick Douglass’s Birthday and Black History Month by transcribing parts of his writing. We’ll provide the computers, you provide the typing. Come for the whole time or just a bit. There will be birthday cake

Writing Strong Introductions and Conclusions

February 20

12 noon to 1p.m.

Raynor Study Room D

Do you struggle with starting your papers? Do conclusions leave you in a cold sweat? Do you need strategies for framing your arguments? This workshop lead by an experience tutor will help you learn what introductions and conclusion do and strategies to write them successfully! Bring your drafts with you to workshop in small groups! Register by going to WCOnline and selecting "Workshop for Writers" from the drop down menu.

Teaching Philosophy

February 28th

4p.m. to 5p.m

Raynor Study Room D

Are you applying for a career in an education field? Are you starting out in an education major or advanced degree and want to work on getting together a philosophy of teaching? This workshop is for you. An experienced tutor will guide you through crafting your own teaching philosophy with samples, how-to tips, and ideas from someone who has been there! Register by going to WConline and selecting "Workshop for Writers" from the drop down menu.

Writing Retreat

 

March 3 (Saturday)

10a.m. to 2p.m

Raynor Study Room D

Do you need a quiet study space to get some work done? Do you enjoy working with others, even if it is quietly, in a designated space? Is free lunch something you crave? Then come to our writing retreat where we'll provide the space, the tutors, and the time for you to work in a stress-free setting. Lunch included! Register by going to WCOnline and selecting "Workshops for Writers" from the drop down menu.

Writing Personal Statements for the Medical Profession

March 25th

TBD

TBD

Are you applying for a graduate degree in the medical professions? This workshop lead by an experienced tutor will take you though how to write the personal statement portion of your application with how-to tips, samples, and more! Register by going to WCOnline and selecting "Workshops for Writers" from the drop down menu.

Writing Retreat

 

April 7 (Saturday)

10a.m. to 2p.m.

Raynor Study Room D

Do you need a quiet study space to get some work done? Do you enjoy working with others, even if it is quietly, in a designated space? Is free lunch something you crave? Then come to our writing retreat where we'll provide the space, the tutors, and the time for you to work in a stress-free setting. Lunch included! Register by going to WCOnline and selecting "Workshops for Writers" from the drop down menu.

Teaching Portfolio

April 10th

3:30p.m. to 4:30p.m.

Raynor Study Room D

Have you created a brilliant teaching philosophy by attending our last workshop but now you need to work on a clear teaching portfolio? This workshop will take you through the ins and outs of compiling a teaching portfolio according to one of our experienced tutors. We'll answer questions, give you tips, and ultimately help you begin a strong portfolio. Register by going to WCOnline and selecting "Workshops for Writers" from the drop down menu.