Wednesday19Apr 2017

Wilkinson College Graduate Student Workshop

Self-Branding and Publicity

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 4:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
2017-04-19 16:00 2017-04-19 18:50 America/Los_Angeles Wilkinson College Graduate Student Workshop Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121 Allison DeVries

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Graduate Students can enroll in this workshop through Course number is GUS 530.

Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121


are invited to attend.

Each semester Wilkinson College offers a variety of workshops for graduate students on topics related to academic, personal, and career development. Graduate Students may register for this 0 credit P/NP class through Course number is GUS 530. Undergraduate students who have been admitted to a 4+1 program or who have less than 18 credits remaining for graduation may register through the Undergraduate Request to Register for Graduate Course form available on the Office of the Registrar's website.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017 4-6:50PM
Self-Branding and Publicity
Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121
This session will focus on various aspects of developing a professional presence as a grad student and beyond, including basics of web and social media presence and how grad students in different disciplines might frame and build professional accomplishments and relationships. Sahzeah Catherine Babylon from Chapman University’s Career Development Center will provide a 45 minute session on developing a LinkedIn presence from 4:15-5pm.

Anna Leahy, Associate Professor, Department of English; Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA)
Anna Leahy's poetry collection Constituents of Matter won the Wick Poetry Prize and was published by Kent State University Press in 2007. Her chapbook Turns about a Point is available from Finishing Line Press. Her poetry also appears in literary journals such as Crab Orchard Review, Cream City Review, The Journal, Nimrod, and other literary journals and anthologies. She served as the Guest Poetry Editor for the second issue of Fifth Wednesday.
Leahy directs Tabula Poetica: Poetry at Chapman University, which hosts an annual Poetry Reading Series and other events and projects. With Chapman University librarian Douglas Dechow, she writes Lofty Ambitions Blog, which focuses on aviation, science, and collaboration.
Leahy publishes widely in the area of creative writing pedagogy and is currently researching how different fields define creativity. Her edited collection, Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom, launched the New Writing Viewpoints series from Multilingual Matters in 2005. Articles or chapters about teaching appear in Does the Writing Workshop Still Work? (2010), Stories of Mentoring (2008), Can It Really Be Taught? (2007), The Handbook of Creative Writing (2007), New Writing, Inside High Ed, American Book Review, and others. Leahy has collaborated with art historian Debora Rindge and with Douglas Dechow on scholarly articles.
Leahy earned her Ph.D. from Ohio University, her M.F.A. from the University of Maryland, and her M.A. from Iowa State University. She teaches creative writing courses. 

You can contact the event organizer, Allison DeVries at or (714) 997-6752.

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