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  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Location: Zoom

Alongside our usual aims as a group, the Revision Workshop will run a series of workshops this year dedicated to various aspects of scholarly writing. First up: The Paragraph.

What makes a good paragraph? Who can say—but if you would like to find out, please consider submitting a paragraph that you admire (whether from fields/dissertation reading, or something you’ve read in coursework), a paragraph that strikes you as particularly effective as a paragraph. Perhaps it condenses arguments well, leads to a memorable point of arrival, or does something nicely figurative: the single criterion is that you think the paragraph is excellent. We will discuss the examples together—trying to figure out how they do what they do—so that we may write better paragraphs ourselves. If you would like to join, and/or if there are any other aspects of writing you would like the group to discuss, please send Alex Millen a message (and a paragraph) <>