Events

February 22, 2019 - 3:30pm
International Café: What's a Literature Review, and How Do I Write One?

Whether you are an undergrad or a grad student, a native or non-native English writer, a student in the sciences, social sciences, or humanities, this workshop will give you the tools you need to...

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March 1, 2019 - 3:30pm
Writers' Café: Finding the Beginning of Your Story • Brad Felver

This session will aim to differentiate between strong story openings and weak ones. What makes one compelling and...

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March 8, 2019 - 3:30pm
International Café: Re-Thinking Organization

In writing, sometimes we have details to support our main ideas, but we aren’t sure how to organize them into a fluid paragraph. Which comes first, and which comes next? We might even have a whole...

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March 22, 2019 - 3:30pm
Writers' Café: The Art of the Interview • Jeanne Marie Laskas

An interview is not about gathering information. It's about unearthing clues to character. It's a wonderful tool for writers of all genres to begin to master. In this session we'll experiment with...

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March 29, 2019 - 3:30pm
International Café: Koloc Awards

Join us to celebrate award-winning essays by international writers here at Pitt. Listen to some of the best Pitt essays by multilingual writers, explore what makes a composition outstanding, ask...

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April 12, 2019 - 3:30pm
International Café: What an “Awkward” Situation: Responding to Instructor Feedback

Picture this: Your instructor has just returned your piece of writing, and you see comments written in the margins, between the lines, or at the end. Now what? Come to this International Café to...

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