Writing Together Online: May Edition
Join the WCC in Writing Together Online to complete your writing projects by the end of the spring semester. Our 90-minute sessions seek to create a community of writers who connect, set realistic goals, and write together to motivate each other and to make progress on their academic projects. This program is open to graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, researchers, or all, who are actively writing their proposals, manuscripts, or thesis/dissertation chapters.
Feel free to register for any number of sessions, from one to all. NOTE our M/W times have changed:
Mondays, 8-9:30 am ET
Tuesdays, 9-10:30 am ET
Wednesdays, 9-10:30 am ET
Thursdays, 9-10:30 am ET
Fridays, 9-10:30 am ET
To participate in this program:
1. Pre-register below and we will send you the link to connect.
2. Set up your laptop, books, articles, water, and snacks.
3. Connect through the link 5 minutes before the event.
What to expect during this event:
1. We will start with a short announcement about this program;
2. We will ask all participants to fill out a writing goal for the session and a few specific tasks;
3. We will then send everyone to breakout rooms to write;
4. About 5 minutes before the end of the program, we will ask everyone to share what they were able to accomplish and provide feedback about the program.
PLEASE NOTE: Those who attend at least 5 sessions in May will be automatically entered into the raffle of gift-card prizes taking place on Thursday, May 27th at 10:30am. The more you participate, the more times you will be entered into the raffle of prizes.
Please read the Writing Together Online rules below and check that you agree with them.
You are expected to join 5 minutes earlier and stay for the entire session for which you have registered. Remember that this event is designed for those who want to make progress on their writing project.
Yes, I have read the rules, and I agree with them.
Please choose the sessions that you are interested in attending. You can choose from one to all sessions as long as you commit to attend them. All times are in Eastern Time. *Please note: we will not offer sessions on May 7th*
Monday, May 3rd, 8-9:30am
Tuesday, May 4th, 9-10:30am
Wednesday, May 5th, 9-10:30am
Thursday, May 6th, 9-10:30am
Monday, May 10th, 8-9:30am
Tuesday, May 11th, 9-10:30am
Wednesday, May 12th, 9-10:30am
Thursday, May 13th, 9-10:30am
Friday, May 14th, 9-10:30am
Monday, May 17th, 8-9:30am
Tuesday, May 18th, 9-10:30am
Wednesday, May 19th, 9-10:30am
Thursday, May 20th, 9-10:30am
Friday, May 21st, 9-10:30am
Monday, May 24th, 8-9:30am
Tuesday, May 25th, 9-10:30am
Wednesday, May 26th, 9-10:30am
Thursday, May 27th, 9-10:30am
Role at MIT
Visiting student or scholar
Year of Study (if applicable)
What MIT school are you affiliated with?
School of Architecture and Planning
School of Engineering
School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Sloan School of Management
School of Science
MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
What is your MIT major/ department/ affiliation?
Course 1: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Course2: Mechanical Engineering
Course 3: Materials Science and Engineering
Course 4: Architecture
Course 5: Chemistry
Course 6: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Course 7: Biology
Course 8: Physics
Course 9: Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Course 10: Chemical Engineering
Course 11: Urban Studies and Planning
Course 12: Earth Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Course 14: Economics
Course 15: Management
Course 16: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Course 17: Political Science
Course 18: Mathematics
Course 20: Biological Engineering
Course 21: Humanities
Course 21A: Anthropology
Course 21E/21S: Humanities and Engineering Science
Course 21G: Global Studies and Languages
Course 21H: History
Course 21L: Literature
Course 21M: Music and Theater Arts
Course 21W: Comparative Media Studies/Writing
Course 22: Nuclear Science and Engineering
Course 24: Linguistics and Philosophy
ACT: Program in Art Culture and Technology
CRE: Center for Real Estate
HST: Health Sciences and Technology
HTC: History Theory and Criticism
IDSS: Institute for Data Systems and Society
IMES: Medical Engineering and Science
J-PAL: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
MAS: Media Arts and Sciences
McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT
MIT Energy Initiative
Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science & Engineering
The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
SCM: Supply Chain Management
STS: Science Technology and Society
WGS: Women's and Gender Studies
What are you planning to work on during the session that you register?
Seminar or research paper for a class
Journal or book chapter submission
Conference abstract, paper, or presentation
Dissertation or thesis chapter
Dissertation or thesis proposal
Graduate school application
CV, resume, or cover letter
Materials for job application (personal statement, diversity statement, research statement or teaching stetament)
Op-ed or news article for public audiences
Blog or website post for public audiences
Creative writing piece
Do you have any comments?
Thank you for your interest in this program! You will hear from us shortly!
The funding support for this program comes from MIT Office of Graduate Education.
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