Call for Applications: 2017 Grad Slam

Department: Humanities Commons

Post Date: December 2, 2016

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Grad SlamGrad Slam features short presentations by UCI graduate students and postdocs about their dissertations in a condensed format that presents the larger arc and aims of their research projects. Participants receive training in research narrative development (workshops with faculty) and public speaking and presentations skills (professional group and individual coaching). Students who complete the program receive a $250 research stipend.

To apply: Please send Julia Lupton ( a brief email describing your dissertation or research project and telling us why you’d like to participate. Deadline: January 13. Limited to 12 students.

Wednesday, January 25 @ 2:00pm | hg1341
Research Narrative Development Workshop 
(with Julia Lupton)

friday, February 10 @ noon | hg1341
Creativity Workshop with Keyna Leski, RISDE

Wednesday, February 22 @ 4-6pm | HG1341
Activate to Captivate: Speech Workshop with Bri McWhorter

Friday, April 21 @ noon | HG1341
Research Narrative Development Workshop
(Julia Lupton and James Herbert)

Week of April 24 | HG1012
Individual consultations with Bri McWhorter

Tuesday, May 9, 4-6 | HG1030
Tech rehearsal

Friday, May 26, 4-6 | HG1030
Grad slam and reception