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Friday, November 30
Graduate Student Workshop: Out of the Tower, Into the Square
This two-day workshop for graduate students features practical advice and hands-on opportunities to write for audiences outside academia.

Kevin Eckstrom, Editor-in-Chief of Religion News Service, will be on hand to provide insight and advice about writing beyond the academic world.

Participants should come prepared with two or three ideas for a short opinion article.  Over the course of the workshop, students will compose and begin to edit these articles.
5 Ivy Lane  ·  1:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.
Out of the Tower, Into the Square: Academics Writing for Public Audiences
A panel discussion on sharing academic ideas with a broader audience, featuring:

Wallace Best, Professor of Religion, blogger at the Huffington Post

Joseph Blankholm, PhD Candidate in Religion, Columbia University, blogger at The Immanent Frame and co-editor of the Social Science Research Council’s website, Possible Futures (www.possible-futures.org)
                
Kevin Eckstrom, Editor-in-Chief, Religion News Service
                
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, Senior Religion Editor, the Huffington Post
 

Lewis Library 120  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.