January 19-24, 2003

Instructor: Professor Nancy Leonard

This special offering is a five-day writing workshop especially for students who plan to write the large part of their senior projects during the spring 2003 semester. Seniors who have completed - or are near completing - research for their projects will find this brief course most valuable for beginning to write or for shaping and editing what they have already written. This is an interdisciplinary writing conference - students from all divisions are invited to participate. The Senior Writing conference will focus on:

Using narrative to get started; methods for beginning to write.

Writing to identify central themes, clarify a thesis, construct an argument.

Small group work to develop ideas; students will give and receive responses to their writing.

Individual attention to the questions inherent in your project (and at your stage of research and writing).

The conference begins on Sunday evening and continues Monday through Friday. Classes meet from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 2:00 to 4:00 each day. Senior Writing Conference is non-credit. The only cost to students is for on-campus housing during the five-day conference. Registration is limited to 12 senior students on a "first-come" basis. To register for Senior Writing Conference see Prof. Nancy Leonard at Registration on December 11, 2002.