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Workshops

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students are all welcome

WHEN:  Wednesday August 12, 10:00AM-12:00PM

WHERE: via Zoom - webinar link and password will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran.mcgarry[at]mail.utoronto.ca


The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

9:45-10: Log in to Zoom

10:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

10:05: start writing (30mins)

10:35: break!

10:40: resume writing (30mins)

11:10: break!

11:15: resume writing (30mins)

11:45: break & social

12:00: end

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Online

Date: Thursdays, August 6, 13, and 20, 2020
Time: 11:00 – 11:30 am
Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to each session’s start time.

Join an online storytime with U of T librarians, who will be reading from their favourite picture books.

Recommended for ages 3-8 years (but all are welcome!)

Registration required. Children of University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and their partners are welcome to attend.

Register through Family Care Office at: https://familycare.utoronto.ca/events/workshops/#6358

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online

With over 12 million books in 341 languages and 1,500,000 electronic resources, it may be overwhelming to figure out where to begin conducting research. This online talk will showcase library resources and services, many of them available online, that are of particular interest to grad students.

Register through Student Life CLNx at: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=24532

Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Online

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students are all welcome

WHEN: Tuesday August 18, 1:30-3:30PM

WHERE: via Zoom - webinar link and password will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran.mcgarry[at]mail.utoronto.ca


The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

1:15-1:30: Log in to Zoom

1:30:  Intros & writing goals for the session

1:35: start writing (30mins)

2:05: break!

2:10: resume writing (30mins)

2:40: break!

2:45: resume writing (30mins)

3:15: break & social

3:30: end

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