Workshop: Odegaard Writing and Research Center Dissertation Retreat, Apr 24

Odegaard Writing and Research Center Dissertation Retreat

Deadline: Applications are due Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by 5:00 PM, PDT

Writer’s block on your dissertation? Struggling with planning or structuring your project? Trouble making time to write? The OWRC’s Dissertation Writing Retreat might be just what you need!

The retreat will bring together a group of graduate students during the interim between Spring and Summer Quarters to work on their dissertations with a supportive group of tutors.

June 17 – 21, 2019
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily
Odegaard Library Room 121

The retreat includes:

  • Daily consultations with a writing tutor
  • Targeted workshops on topics related to the academic and emotional challenges of dissertation project
  • 4 to 5 hours of focused writing time
  • An encouraging writing environment

Retreat participants will be selected based on the OWRC’s assessment of progress, difficulties, and experience of those who will gain the most from the retreat.

Questions? Email Tait Bergstrom ( or the OWRC (

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