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Writing and Publishing a Journal Article in Humanities/Social Sciences

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
online via Zoom,
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For UC Davis graduate students and postdocs only.

Register and the link for the online meeting will be sent a day before the workshop.

Do you have a seminar paper, conference presentation, or dissertation chapter that you’d like to turn into a peer-reviewed journal article? This workshop, aimed at graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in humanities and social science fields, will take a step by step approach toward achieving that goal.

We will discuss how to:

● Select an appropriate journal for your subject
● Avoid common pitfalls
● Revise your seminar paper, chapter, or presentation
● Seek feedback on your writing
● Submit your article
● Set a schedule for your work

You will leave the workshop with a checklist of the steps you need to take to move from draft to publication. 

Workshop Leader: Nathaniel Williams is the author of Gears and God: Technocratic Fiction, Faith, and Empire in Mark Twain's America (University of Alabama Press. 2018). His scholarly articles have appeared in American Literature, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Utopian Studies, and elsewhere. He won Honorable Mention for American Literature's Norman Foerster Prize in 2011. He has recently written chapters for Mark Twain in Context(Cambridge, 2020) and The Cambridge History of Science Fiction (Cambridge,2019). He is Book Review Editor for The Mark Twain Annual.

 Sponsored by the University Writing Program:Writing Across the Curriculum Program and the GradPathways Institute for Professional Development.