The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) facilitates a weekly Online Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation. We invite all UBC Vancouver community members to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together.
The Online Writing Community takes place 2pm – 4pm on Wednesdays via Zoom. Each week the facilitator leads brief opening and closing discussions and employs the Pomodoro Technique to intersperse dedicated stretches of writing with brief breaks and self-reflection.
Date & Time: April 21 – August 18, 2021 │2pm – 4pm
Location: Registrants receive the Zoom link 1 day before the event.
Candidacy to Completion Writing Community
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication are hosting a virtual Candidacy to Completion Writing Community to help mitigate social isolation by focusing on strategies for connecting to complete.
We invite UBC Vancouver doctoral students who have reached candidacy to gather for 2 hours each week to write alone—together. A doctoral candidate from the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication facilitates brief opening and closing discussions and employs the Pomodoro technique throughout the 2 hours.
NOTE: This event is limited to UBC Vancouver doctoral candidates and requires a minimum
registration of 20 participants to run.
Facilitator: Niall Mann is a PhD candidate in French literature. He holds degrees in philosophy,
music and Spanish and has worked as a translator and editor. He has a passion for purposeful
prose and lifelong learning.
Date & Time: Thursdays, September 17th to December 10th, 2-4pm PDT.
Registrants receive the Zoom link 1 day before the event.