Friday, June 26, 2009

Free Op-Ed Writing Workshop for Graduates: NYU Journalism, 9/18/09

NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute will be offering a free, non-credit 'Op-Ed Writing Workshop for Graduates and Professors in the Social Sciences' and Draper students are invited to attend.

When: Friday, September 18th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, 20 Cooper Square, 6th floor

Instructors: Dalton Conley, FAS Dean of Social Sciences
Brooke Kroeger, Director, NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

Per the Journalism's announcement:

"The workshop morning will cover the whys and wherefores of writing for a wide but sophisticated general public with the afternoon devoted to workshopping each student’s individual piece. Participants will submit 250-word queries (pitches) for their articles by September 8th. The edited queries will be returned promptly. Drafts of the 850-word final articles will be due by September 15th for a second edit and we will work with that edited version in class.Preparatory text for the workshop: George Orwell's Politics of the English Language."

To register: Contact with subject line: Op-Ed Workshop

Please include your program and school and whether you are a graduate student or a professor.

Further details will be made available to those who sign up. Class limit is 20. The workshop is being offered for no academic credit and free of charge. Admission will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.