Dissertation and Thesis Day 2021

Writing a Dissertation or Thesis: Getting Starting - Getting Done

Saturday, November 6, 12:00 - 4:45 pm

All events will take place in Walker Hall


To ensure the safety of all participants and to expedite the check-in process, we ask that you arrive 30 minutes prior to the event. Make sure you bring your completed symptom survey and a printout of your registration. Check-in will take place in Walker Hall room 1310.

Workshop Schedule

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Plenary Session

Plenary and Introduction 12:30-1:30pm Room
Plenary and Introduction by Kathie Gossett, Associate Director for Graduate Writing Across the Curriculum Program 1310

Concurrent Sessions

Session One (1:45 pm — 3:10 pm)  Room Session Two (3:20 pm – 4:45 pm) Room
"Overcoming Writing Blocks"  (Wrye Sententia) 1320 "Managing Large Projects" (Wrye Sententia) 1330
"Writing the Literature Review" (Katie Rodger) 1310 "Principles for Writing a Humanities/Social Science Thesis/Dissertation" (Nate Williams) 1220
"Writing Resources for Multilingual Graduate Writers" (Erika I-Tremblay) 1220 "Principles for Writing a STEM Thesis/Dissertation" (Cassie Hemstrom) 1310
"Formulating, Focusing, and Developing Your Research Question" (Alison Bright) 1330 "Moving from Research to Writing" (Alison Bright) 1320


Contact Us

  • Office Phone: 530-754-1457
  • Email: gpi@ucdavis.edu