Please see below info about a writing retreat for ABD students working on African-American history.

From: Jennifer L Ritterhouse <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, October 12, 2020 9:43 AM
To: Sam Lebovic <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: FW: [COOPERWORKSHOP] Cooper Workshop Graduate Student Writing Retreat, October 30, 2020

Hi Sam,


The below and attached seems like they would be good to forward to selected PhD students who are in more of a writing phase. Iíll leave it to your judgment.





Jennifer Ritterhouse

Professor of History and Associate Department Chair

Department of History and Art History

George Mason University


From: African American History Workshop Series <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Jessica Wicks-Allen
Sent: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:23 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: [COOPERWORKSHOP] Cooper Workshop Graduate Student Writing Retreat, October 30, 2020


Dear Colleagues, 


I am excited to announce that the first Anna Julia Cooper Graduate Student Writing Retreat will be held Friday, October 30, 9am-5pm. The retreat will be held virtually via Zoom. The schedule is as follows: 


9:00 - 9:30                               Introductions, goal setting, and writing warm up

9:30 -10:30                             Writing

10:30 -10:45                            Check-in 

10:45 - 12:00                           Writing

12:00 - 1:30                             Lunch (Discussion with Professor Bonner begins at 12:30pm) 

1:30: 1:45                                Check in

1:45 - 3:00                               Writing 

3:00 - 4:30                               Peer review/feedback

4:30 - 5:00                              Wrap up (short evaluation)


Graduate students who are unable to commit to the full day are welcome to attend parts of the retreat. Please RSVP by sending an email to Jessica Wicks-Allen at [log in to unmask]


All best, 




Jessica Wicks-Allen 

Ph.D. candidate, U.S. History

Department of History, University of Maryland

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