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Graduate Student Reading: Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction

Graduate Writers Workshop CSU, Chico Students from the CSU, Chico English Department’s Graduate Writers Workshop share their writing, covering diverse topics using several different genres.…

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Gold Boys and Emerald Girls: Reflections on Teaching and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Taiwan

Dr. Rob Davidson Faculty English Department CSU, Chico Cross-cultural teaching brings its own special rewards and challenges, an experience in which politics, culture, and language become…

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The Writer's Voice: Naomi Williams

Naomi Williams Faculty, University of California, Davis Author Naomi Williams reads from her novel, “Landfalls,” about French maritime explorations in the 18th century. Each chapter is…

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The Memory of Silence: Immigrant Experience and Identity

Uva de Aragon Cuban Author Havana-born and Miami-based, Uva de Aragon is the first female Cuban writer living outside of Cuba who was published after the 1959 revolution. As a Cuban immigrant Ms.…

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Understanding the Literature Survey and Writing the Literature Review

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU Chico Graduate Studies In this presentation, Carson Medley explains that “literature,” in terms of the literature review and survey aspect of the…

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It Was Not a Dark and Stormy Night

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Carson Medley breaks down and thoroughly discusses all the points that must be addressed in Chapter 1 of the Master’s Thesis. These…

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Put Up Your Dukes: The Oral Defense

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies A major step for a graduate student to earn his or her master’s degree is the oral defense of the master’s thesis. Carson…

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Crushing the GRE (or Getting a 4)

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies This GRE writing workshop covers all aspects of the Analytical and Argumentative Writing portion of the GRE. Carson Medley explains how to…

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The Hero's Journey-How to Write a Statement of Purpose

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies It’s important for students to put their best foot forward when applying to graduate schools, and one of the keys to that is writing…

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How to Write (or Start Thinking About) a Thesis or Project

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies This workshop introduces students to the culminating activity of their graduate education – the thesis or project. Carson discusses…

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I Have This IDEA

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Carson Medley discusses the critical point of coming up with an idea to turn into a thesis or project. He talks about where researchable…

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Race and America's Prison Industrial Complex

Dr. Jesse Dizard Faculty, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Jesse Dizard starts his presentation by noting that there are 4,575 prisons in the United States – this is four times more…

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Thinking Beyond Borders: Micronesia

Lorry Marvin Sacramento Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps Although Lorry Marvin is a Peace Corps recruiter, the focus of this presentation is “how geography can shape culture.” For two…

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How to Write a Unified, Coherent Essay

Mike Bluing and Sonoma Koontz Writing Tutors, CSU, Chico Student Learning Center CSU, Chico student writing tutors explain the concept of “unity” as a tool to write more coherent…

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