Presenting at academic conferences is a standard part of the scholarly profession, but many students have never attended an academic conference and are unsure as to what takes place at such venues or how to prepare for such presentations. This workshop will introduce students to the basics of academic conferences. Topics include:
-What is the purpose of academic conferences? What happens at these conferences?
-Should one be seeking opportunities to present at academic conferences while in graduate school?
-How does one find out about academic conferences? How does one choose the best venue to present one’s work?
-What are the keys to maximizing the chances of getting one’s paper accepted at conferences?
-How does one prepare for the presentation?
-What are the protocols for the presentations and other exchanges at conferences?
Wednesday, October 24 at 6pm