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The Hume Center provides free writing and speaking workshops on general strategies, as well as genre-specific support for graduate students and postdocs from all disciplines. Topics include research statements, journal articles, multimedia presentations, and more.

For academic year 2023-2024, graduate workshops will be offered either virtually or in person. For the most updated information regarding graduate workshops, please sign-up for the Hume Center newsletter here (

This series of workshops is generously supported by the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Past offerings include but are not limited to the following:

Beyond 'Tolerant': Putting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into Action In and Outside of the Classroom

Conveying Your Research in a Nutshell

Giving Feedback on Student Writing

Productivity in Times Like These: Writing Your Way Through the Pandemic

Publishing from Your Dissertation

Responding to Reviewer Feedback

The Common Structure of Research Articles

Turning Your Seminar Paper into a Journal Article

Writer's Block and the Creative Process in Science

Writing a Review Article

Writing a Teaching Philosophy

Writing Stellar Fellowship Applications

Writing Your Job Talk

Writing with Others: Strategies for Successful Collaborations