Writing in the Humanities: The Seminar Paper and Beyond

Humanities Workshops

Eric Newman, English, Graduate Writing Center Consultant

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce writing in the Humanities, focusing on the seminar paper. The workshop will provide strategies for annotating, writing the literature review, refining the argument, and editing and revising. (Approx. 1 hour) This workshop was recorded in 2018.

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Writing in the Humanities Video

Eric Newman completed a PhD in English at UCLA in 2018. His research focuses on the interrelation between queerness, literary form and political imagination in early twentieth century American literatures across the color line. Prior to UCLA, Eric received a BA in English and Journalism from NYU, and an MA in Humanities with a focus on American literature, critical theory and queer studies from the University of Chicago. He freelances for a number of culture, entertainment and travel publications; his academic scholarship has been published in Callaloo and Modernism/modernity (forthcoming). He is also the Gender & Sexuality editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books, as well as Co-Host for the LARB Radio Hour on KPFK 90.7FM.

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