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Writing Workshop Series for Graduate Students
Facilitated by Dr. Hallie Wells and Dr. Karīna Vasiļevska-Das, these workshops are designed to help you develop and refine a writing practice and gain concrete techniques to embolden your writing. In these sessions you will learn creative strategies for all stages of the writing process, from outlines to final edits. The format of the sessions is interactive and collaborative, as we allocate time for trying out specific exercises as well as for discussion and sharing with other participants.

Participants are welcome to attend all 8 sessions or to choose certain sessions.

Session Topics
1. Dream Worlds: Building Your Writing Routines
2. Harsh Realities: Refining Your Writing Routines
3. Outlines, Maps, and Walks in the Park: Planning for Writing
4. Secret Docs & Messy Drafts: Writing for Thinking
5. Who Are You Talking To?: Writing for Communicating
6. Let It Go, Let It Go: Polishing a Draft
7. Asking for What You Need: Handling Feedback
8. Now What?: Revision as a Way of Life

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Dr. Hallie Wells is a multi-disciplinary writer, editor, and writing coach. She holds a PhD in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology from UC Berkeley, and her academic work bridges anthropology and poetics. In her editing and coaching practice, she loves nothing more than supporting scholars in making their ideas shine. She also loves karaoke.

Dr. Karīna Vasiļevska-Das is an anthropologist who primarily studies the interplay of children’s health and citizenship practices in the former Soviet Union. She holds a PhD from the UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Program in Medical Anthropology. Karīna uses acting, walking, and singing to enhance her life as a writer and a mother of two children. She is committed to infusing academic writing with creativity and individuality.
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