Seminars & Events

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Note: All Seminars are cancelled due to COVID-19. We are making every effort to make material available online. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Adam Auch.


The following free seminars are open to all Dalhousie and Kingʼs students. Select a seminar and note the time and locations of seminars.

Seminars for 2019-2020

MAY 2019

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles
Tuesday, May 14th  5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
Session 2: Citing Material Wednesday, May 15th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616

JUNE 2019

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Wednesday, June 5th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
Session 2: Citing Material Thursday, June 6th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616

SEPTEMBER 2019

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Monday, September 16th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, September 20th 8:00-9:00am Killam 4106
Session 2: Citing Material Monday, September 23rd 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, September 27th 8:00-9:00am Killam 4106

OCTOBER 2019

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Monday, October 7th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, October 11th 8:00-9:00am Killam 4106
Session 2: Citing Material Tuesday, October 15th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, October 18th 8:00-9:00am Killam 4106

NOVEMBER 2019

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Monday, November 4th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, November 6th 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, November 8th 8:00-9:00am Killam 4106
Session 2: Citing Material Monday, November 18th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, November 20th 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, November 22nd 8:00-9:00am Killam 4106

JANUARY 2020

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Monday, January 13th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, January 15th 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, January 17th 8:00-9:00am McCain 1198
Session 2: Citing Material Monday, January 20th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, January 22nd 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, January 24th 8:00-9:00am McCain 1198

FEBRUARY 2020

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Monday, February 10th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, February 12th 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, February 14th 8:00-9:00am McCain 1198
Session 2: Citing Material Monday, February 24th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, February 26th 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, February 28th 8:00-9:00am McCain 1198

MARCH 2020

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Monday, March 9th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, March 11th 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, March 13th 8:00-9:00am McCain 1198
Session 2: Citing Material Monday, March 16th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, March 18th 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, March 20th 8:00-9:00am McCain 1198

APRIL 2020

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Monday, March 30th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, April 1st 7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
  Friday, April 3rd 8:00-9:00am McCain 1198
Session 2: Citing Material Monday, April 6th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, April 8th  7:00-8:00pm Killam 2616
       

MAY 2020

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Monday, May 4th 5:00-6:00pm  Killam 2616
  Wednesday, May 6th 8:00-9:00am Killam 2616
Session 2: Citing Material Monday, May 11th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616
  Wednesday, May 13th 8:00-9:00am Killam 2616

JUNE 2020

Session 1: Academic Integrity Principles Wednesday, June 3rd 5:00-6:00pm  Killam 2616
Session 2: Citing Material Thursday, June 4th 5:00-6:00pm Killam 2616

 

Academic Integrity Module

The Writing Centre Academic Integrity Module is completed online with registration needed. You can self-register from the Writing Centre website, but you may find it easier to have somebody register you. One additional follow-up session after completing the Module is recommended. Please contact Janice MacDonald Eddington if you have questions about registering for either the Module or the follow-up session.

 

Writing Week at Dalhousie 

June 8th-12th, 2020 ONLINE

For Graduate Students

 

Are you finding it challenging to start or finish a writing project for your graduate work? Join us for Writing Week for Graduate Students – online this year. Writers have reported they find the Writing Centre’s Writing Week to be an effective “push” to getting their writing completed. Writers show up online at 9:00 (AT) each day to discuss writing and issues that inhibit their writing. They plan their writing for the day and spend the day writing. At 4:00 (AT), writers give a one-minute progress report and hear about other students' efforts to succeed. Through this process, you will gain confidence and the time to complete your writing project.

 

How it works: Writers show up each day at 9:00 and discuss writing and issues that inhibit their writing. They plan their writing day and go off to write. Then they meet briefly at the end of the day at 4:00 to give a one-minute progress report and hear about other students' successes. The process builds confidence. Students start to think that completion of their writing projects is achievable. 

Writing Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9-4 and Friday 9-12. 

Space to Write: Students go off to write in their own spaces.

Optional Sessions: If students will benefit, Writing Centre staff will offer lunchtime Brightspace Collaborate writing sessions or individual consultations

Opportunity for Coaching: Online appointments with Writing Centre faculty and advisors are available during the week and after the week, as well.This is NOT a week of instruction in writing (e.g., grammar and punctuation), though

Register by writing to Kala Hirtle at kala.hirtle@dal.ca as soon as possible.

Sound interesting? Learn more about Writing Week for Graduate Students.

 

Drop-In Sessions

At peak periods of demand the Writing Centre stays open later in the evening for drop-ins. Students are welcome to come for brief consultations once or several times during the evening.

Our November 2017, 2018, and 2019 drop-ins were part of the International Write-ins under the International Writing Center Association. Dalhousie was the only Canadian university that took part.

Look here for updates on our Drop-in sessions.

Literature Review Workshop

The Writing Centreinvites graduate students from any discipline to participate in a literature review workshop. This hands-on session will introduce you to writing strategies and tips to avoid common problems. You will workshop literature reviews and receive feedback from facilitators and peers.

No registration needed! 


Date: Tuesday, February 11th
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: McCain 2130