Bringing Academic Rigor to Longform Journalism

29 Nov 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

470 Stephens Hall

Event Type
Master Class

Virginia Eubanks
Associate Professor of Political Science, University at Albany, SUNY

Please join us for a discussion with Professor Virginia Eubanks to discuss writing for popular audiences, using as example several articles written by Eubanks and others. Attendees are welcome to read all of the following links, but need only read one. Please come with questions and comments to facilitate the discussion.

Joshua Rothman, “Why is Academic Writing so Academic?“. The New Yorker.
Want to Predict the Future of Surveillance? Ask Poor Communities.“. The American Prospect.
Want to Cut Welfare? There’s an App for That.“. The Nation.
The Digital Poorhouse“. Harper’s Magazine.

Please RSVP here by Monday morning, November 26. Lunch will only be provided to guests who sign up by this day. Email for additional, optional readings.

This event is sponsored by CSTMS.
Additional sponsorship comes from:  CSTMS

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