Lectures and seminars Effective academic writing for PhD students
Do you worry about the effectiveness of your writing style? This seminar can provide helpful rules, skills, and resources that are available to doctoral students interested in further developing their writing style.
As emerging scholars, perfecting the craft of writing is an essential component of developing as graduate students, and yet resources for honing these skills are largely under-utilized. Larry McEnerney, Director of the University of Chicago's Writing Program, leads this session in an effort to communicate helpful rules, skills, and resources that are available to doctoral students interested in further developing their writing style.
About the speaker
Dr Larry McEnerney is the director of the writing program at the University of Chicago, where he works primarily with faculty and advanced graduate students. The University of Chicago has the only program in the United States that specializes in such 'expert writing': writing done by those who command advanced knowledge of a field and who must deploy that knowledge through their writing.
Dr McEnerney is also a consultant for universities, research institutes, academic societies and journals, governments, business and professional firms. In addition to his work in the US and Canada, he has consulted throughout the European Union and in such other countries as Russia, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Brazil, and Argentina.