Tue, Oct 31, 2023 12:00 PM –

Tue, Dec 12, 2023 1:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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This series provides you with key strategies for managing the long-game of the dissertation process. We will explore effective practices for planning your time, creating concrete writing tasks, pacing your dissertation writing, and finding balance, while also helping you overcome common writing blocks relevant to being a PhD student. Along with a live, interactive workshop on core themes and issues related to dissertation writing, participants will get templates and models for project planning, daily writing goals, an optional Friday online Write-In, and a dedicated Canvas site with weekly challenges and resources related to crafting your dissertation practice. Overall, these resources will help you craft a sustainable practice that can help you maintain, and even enjoy, a PhD writing life. The session themes are:

1. Time Management and Dissertation Planning (Oct 31)
2. Crafting a Holistic Dissertation Writing Practice (Nov 7)
3. Working through Distractions and Procrastination (Nov 14)
4. Writing through Imposter Stress [All-GSAS student workshop] (Nov 28)
5. Hanging up on Perfectionism and Demoralization (Dec 5)
6. Assessing Process & Progress + Long-View Spring Semester Planning (Dec 12)

Intended Audience: This workshop series is open to all active PhD dissertation writers across all academic divisions

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