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How I Write: Deondra Rose

Date

Apr 15 2016

Time

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

How I Write - Deondra Rose with Jennifer Ahern-Dodson

How I Write

A Conversation with Deondra Rose and Jennifer Ahern-Dodson

Join us for a conversation between Deondra Rose and Jennifer Ahern-Dodson about how Rose approaches her writing. This event is part of the How I Write series, in which Jennifer Ahern-Dodson talks with working writers across disciplines about their writing lives. What does it look like when they sit down to write? What sustains them in large projects? How do they overcome writing obstacles? When do they find the most joy in their work? Invited guests discuss a range of writing topics, including organizing and managing projects, generating ideas, cultivating creativity, balancing writing research/teaching/mentoring/ administrative commitments, the role of peer review and community support for their work.

Light lunch served. Co-sponsored by the Faculty Write Program and the Forum for Scholars and Publics.

Speakers

Deondra Rose

Duke University

Deondra Rose is an Assistant Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy. Her research focuses on the feedback effects of landmark social policies on the American political landscape. In addition to U.S. public/social policy, Dr. Rose’s research and teaching interests include higher education policy, American political development (APD), political…...

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Jennifer Ahern-Dodson

Duke University

Jennifer Ahern-Dodson is Associate Director for the Duke Language, Arts and Media Program and the Director of Outreach for the Thompson Writing Program. She consults with faculty across the disciplines on ways to employ and assess writing in their own courses, and she advocates for faculty as writers and teachers.…...

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