COVID-19 Updates

BSU is open. An initial plan to return to campus in the fall 2020 semester is now available.

Department of Language, Literature, & Cultural Studies

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Writing Center Events

 Faculty Writing Studio Series F2020 Flyer

Faculty Writing Studio Series

A series of virtual workshops and community writing days

All faculty writers are cordially invited to attend our Faculty Writing Studio Series, which meets the first and third Fridays of the month.  We will meet via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra on Sept 18, Oct 2, Oct 16, Nov 6, Nov 20, and Dec 4 from 3:30pm-4:30pm (ET).

To register for the event (always appreciated but not required), get our BlackBoard link for the event, or ask questions, contact us at: writingcenter@bowiestate.edu 


Tailoring Your Text to Your Audience (Workshop & Discussion)
Friday Sept 18
3:30pm-4:30pm (ET) 
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Writing Studio
Friday Oct 2
3:30pm-4:30pm (ET) 
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Finding a Journal for Your Article (Workshop & Discussion)
Friday Oct 16
3:30pm-4:30pm (ET) 
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Writing Studio
Friday Nov 6
3:30pm-4:30pm (ET) 
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Workshop: Topic TBD by Group 
Friday Nov 20
3:30pm-4:30pm (ET) 
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Writing Studio
Friday Dec 4
3:30pm-4:30pm (ET) 
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

 


 

Past 2020 Events

Faculty Summer Writing Workshop Series Flyer

Faulty Summer Writing Workshop Series

All faculty writers are cordially invited to attend our Faculty Summer Writing Workshop Series.  We will meet via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra on July 10, July 24, and August 7 from 4pm-5pm (ET). Afterwards, we will hold an optional peer-feedback group in which faculty can exchange drafts for written and oral feedback.  

Sign up for the workshop series

Questions? Ask us at writingcenter@bowiestate.edu 

Friday July 10th 
4pm-5pm (ET)
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Friday July 24th
4pm-5pm (ET)
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Friday August 7th
4pm-5pm (ET) 
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra


 

Proofreading Studio (Online Studio)

Bring a copy of your draft and we'll provide a proofreading guide and reference materials to help you revise your work.

Tuesday, May 5th
4:00 pm
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Presentation


  

 

 

 

 

The Faculty Writing Studio 

Set aside a day to work on your writing project! We'll provide lunch and a writing consultant.

Friday, February 28
10 am – 4 pm
JEP 347

Canceled (due to Coronavirus outbreak)
Friday,March 27
10 am- 4 pm
JEP 347

Held Online
Friday, April 24
10 am- 4 pm
To sign up for one or all of the studios email writingcenter@bowiestate.edu. Hurry! Spots are limited!

 


GSA and WC Research Workshop and Writing Studio 

The Graduate Student Research Workshop & Writing Studios 

Graduate Students, set aside a day to work on your writing project! Put your writing first on the last Thursday of the month.

Graduate Student Research Workshop
Thursday, February 27
Thurgood Marshall Library Conference Room
5 pm – 8 pm
        60 minute presentation
        followed by 2 hours of support with Research Consultants
If possible, please bring your laptops

Canceled (due to Coronavirus outbreak)
Graduate Student Writing Studio #1
Thursday, March 26th
Thurgood Marshall Library Conference Room
5 pm – 8 pm
        3 hour writing studio
        Writing Consultants available
If possible, please bring your laptops

Canceled (due to Coronavirus outbreak)
Graduate Student Writing Studio #2
Thursday, April 30th


 proofreading for commas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proofreading for Commas (Online Workshop)

Bring a copy of your draft and we'll help you proofread it for comma errors.

Wednesday, April 1st
4:00 pm
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Presentation


 

proofreading for sentence structure 

Proofreading for Sentence Structure 

Bring a copy of your draft and we'll help you proofread it for sentence fragments and run-ons.

Wednesday, March 4th
4:00 pm
MLK 204

 


 coffeehouseWriting Center Coffeehouse: 
Black History Edition
  

Wednesday, February 26
4pm-6pm
Student Center Ballroom A
Readings and/or Original Works relating to Black History:
Poems, music, songs, speeches, stories, spoken word, dance, monologues, etc.

To ensure your 5-minute slot, sign up in advance at the Writing Center (MLK 204)

apa workshop 

APA Formatting and Citations Workshop

Thursday, February 20th
4:00 pm
MLK 204

MLA Workshop

MLA Formatting and Citations Workshop

Tuesday, February 18th
4:00 pm
MLK 204

 

 

Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop

Wednesday, February 12th
4:00 pm
MLK 204