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Looking at Writing a Statement of Purpose?

Looking at Writing a Statement of Purpose?

February 26, 2019 Sooner or later most of us have to write a statement of purpose.  This Tuesday, February 26 the IITGN Writing Studio offers the last in a series of one-hour hands-on workshops aimed at guiding students through the writing process in English. For this...
How to be successful when preparing a scientific document?

How to be successful when preparing a scientific document?

February 15, 2019 Structure is an important feature of academic writing. A well-structured text enables the reader to follow the argument and navigate the text. In academic writing, a clear structure and a logical flow are imperative to an understandable, cohesive and...
Principles of Elementary Writing

Principles of Elementary Writing

February 9, 2019 Writing matters both in academic life and in professional careers. Applying to MIT, Stanford, Caltech, Princeton or any top university involves writing a statement of purpose. The job of a legislative aide, policy wonk or a diplomat involves writing...
Critical Literacies for Writing in the Digital Age

Critical Literacies for Writing in the Digital Age

January 29, 2019 Through this talk, I explore the relations between language and power in and behind the variety of contemporary texts encountered in our daily lives. By introducing critical literacies and applying discourse analytical techniques to a range of texts,...
The Art of Editing

The Art of Editing

October 24, 2018 The workshop will examine the editing process: role of editor, understanding the audience, objective of the written piece (inform, persuade, share), voice, style, story structure, mechanics. etc.   Achal Mehra, visiting professor at IITGN, is...