Clear, Accurate, Concise Writing - (Speaker: Jean-luc Doumont)


Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 1:00pm to 3:00pm


Jefferson 250

Most writing classes approach clarity, accuracy, conciseness through style, yet subjective arguments such as “it’s nicer” seldom convince researchers, who wonder what, specifically, is nicer about it. Approaching effective writing from structure, not style, this lecture discusses how to construct paragraphs and phrase sentences that answer all the readers’ questions as effortlessly, as usefully, and as fast as possible for them. [add to calendar]

Please join us for coffee and pastries after the talk! 

See also: Academic Talks, JLD