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PAL Writing is Thinking 2014-2015

In 2014-2015 PAL is hosting our third biennial Writing is Thinking Young Scholars Workshop. This year, in addition to our spring workshop and lectures, PAL has inaugurated the first year of sponsored Graduate Student Writing Groups. We have 11 PAL-sponsored groups meeting this year.  This page is an overview of past and future WIT events…
  • October 9, 2014
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PAL Writing Groups 2014-2015

In the humanities, writing is at the very heart of an academic’s intellectual life. The struggle to find the right words is also a struggle to find the right analysis, the right perspective, the right claims. Writing is not something we do after we have worked it all out: if writing is so hard, it…
  • September 2, 2014
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Several Short Sentences about Writing

A conversation about: Several Short Sentences about Writing  by Verlyn Klinkenborg led by Toril Moi and Sarah Beckwith Tues. Jan 27* 7pm** Light Supper at 6:30pm** FHI Garage Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 Duke University *Some of our publicity material inadvertently has the wrong date (Jan 20.) We are working to correct this ASAP. The correct…
  • November 17, 2014
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How to Start a Writing Group

Thurs Sept 18 5:30pm FHI Garage Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 Applications to join a PAL-sponsored writing group will be available at the Sept 8 Happy Hour, or download it here: PAL Writing Group Application. Join us on Sept 18 to learn about the PAL-sponsored Writing Groups and how to start your own writing group. This…
  • August 20, 2014
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Writing is Thinking II: Taking It to the Next Level

March 1st, 2013 Writing is Thinking II: Taking It to the Next Level In spring 2011 we organized the first, extremely successful, Writing is Thinking workshop. The focus then was on how to make writing part of daily life, how to get down to writing, how to think of oneself as a writer, and how…
  • March 1, 2013
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Writing is Thinking: Writing as a Way of Life in the Academy Part II

2nd Annual Young Scholars Workshop 2011 Writing is Thinking: Writing as a Way of Life in the Academy This 2-part writing event and workshop was sponsored by the Center for Philosophy, Arts and Literature (PAL), The Thompson Writing Program and the Graduate School at Duke University. The 2nd Annual PAL Young Scholars Workshop was designed…
  • April 8, 2011
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Writing is Thinking: Writing as a Way of Life in the Academy Part I

2nd Annual Young Scholars Workshop 2011 Writing is Thinking: Writing as a Way of Life in the Academy This 2-part writing event and workshop was sponsored by the Center for Philosophy, Arts and Literature (PAL), The Thompson Writing Program and the Graduate School at Duke University. The 2nd Annual PAL Young Scholars Workshop was designed…
  • January 28, 2011
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