Professor and artist Shaka McGlotten talks about the erotic relationship we often have to the things that we study as well as how that always necessitates both desire and loss, how students can harness the power of Afrofuturism and speculation to combat white supremacy and climate change, and how queer and trans communities of color can use voguing, drag, and what Shaka calls "Black Data" to imagine and create new worlds.Read More
How to Rock Your Dissertation: Writing Routines
When: Tuesday October 6, 2015. 2-5 pm.
Where: University of California, Berkeley. 554 Barrows Hall, Berkeley, CA.
Are you writing your dissertation but not making the daily progress you (or your advisor) would like? Do you love your work, but struggle to keep up with the never-ending deluge of responsibilities while also building community and practicing self-care? In this hands-on Grad School Rockstars workshop, you’ll develop a personalized and comprehensive Road Map for your projects so you know where you’re headed and how to get there. Additionally, you’ll develop a Daily Writing Plan that allows you to write regularly, meet your goals, and avoid burning out.
This workshop was developed specifically for interdisciplinary, social justice oriented scholars. Come learn the habits and techniques that provide you the spark needed to think, teach, write, and collectively build the world you want.