Writers@Work

Writers@Work: Where the Work in Question Involves Questions about Work

The Higgins Labor Program's Writers@Work offers writers of all sorts -- social scientists, poets, historians, novelists, bloggers, etc. -- the opportunity to share their unpublished work for constructive criticism. We convene whenever a member of the diverse Higgins constituency has something to workshop. Papers are pre-circulated to enhance the quality of feedback, and participation is by invitation only. Those interested in joining may email Dan Graff, Director of the Higgins Labor Program.

In Spring 2018, we workshopped the following:

Paul Ocobock, Assistant Professor of History, a chapter from his manuscript on the production and politics of coffee in Kenya

Annie Gilbert Coleman, Associate Professor of American Studies, a chapter from her forthcoming book, Making American Wilderness: A History of Outdoor Guides and their Work

We will resume Writers@Work in the fall 2018 semester. Stay tuned.

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Upcoming Events

January 2019

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Information Session: Spring 2019 Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
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Information Session: SSLP
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm
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2019 Social Concerns Fair
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

March 2019

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Pre-Conference Workshop: Restorative Justice on Catholic Campuses
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

April 2019

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Been & Seen Series
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

June 2019

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Community Engagement Faculty Institute
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 6, 2019 (All day)