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Dissertation Writers’ Retreats

Fall Dissertation Writers’ Retreat Dissertation Writers Retreat Poster- Fall 2019

October 24-25, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.        

Sponsored by the Graduate School and

the College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office.


Over Fall Break, the Writing Studio will host a two-day dissertation writers’ retreat, which will provide dissertating graduate students with loosely-structured time to work individually in a quiet, collegial atmosphere. We will couple ample writing time with optional, one-on-one consultations and daily workshops. Lunch will be provided each day.

Deadline: A link to the application can be found here. Please be sure to complete the application no later than October 4.

Space in the retreat is limited. We use your answers to these questions to select those applicants who seem most ready to benefit from the retreat’s format of loosely structured writing time. Those selected to participate will be invited by October 11, and asked to confirm their attendance by October 18.

The Writing Studio will also host retreats during the spring and summer of 2020. Dates for these events are listed below.

Spring Retreat: March 2-3, 2020

Applications Submitted by February 7

Notification of Acceptance by February 14

Confirmation of Attendance by February 21


Summer Retreat: June 1-5, 2020

Applications Submitted by May 8

Notification of Acceptance by May 15

Confirmation of Attendance by May 22